Super Micro Computer Inc

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SMCI : NASDAQ : Technology
$26.975 up 0.53 | 2.0%
Today's Range: 26.3 - 27.0
Avg. Daily Volume: 393900.0
07/26/17 - 3:59 PM ET

Financial Analysis

SUPER MICRO COMPUTER INC's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2017 has decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have grown, and although the growth in revenues has outpaced the average competitor within the industry, the net income growth has not. SUPER MICRO COMPUTER INC has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.93 which shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year, indicating deteriorating cash flow.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 9.59% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is in a position in which financial difficulties could develop in the future.

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Income Statement Q3 FY17 Q3 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)631.12532.72
EBITDA ($mil)26.4728.03
EBIT ($mil)22.4224.45
Net Income ($mil)16.6716.66

Balance Sheet Q3 FY17 Q3 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)107.78176.41
Total Assets ($mil)1404.461181.11
Total Debt ($mil)145.5193.8
Equity ($mil)776.86708.83

Profitability Q3 FY17 Q3 FY16
Gross Profit Margin14.6415.53
EBITDA Margin4.195.26
Operating Margin3.554.59
Sales Turnover1.661.93
Return on Assets4.217.76
Return on Equity7.6112.94
Debt Q3 FY17 Q3 FY16
Current Ratio2.162.26
Interest Expense0.560.42
Interest Coverage40.1758.62

Share Data Q3 FY17 Q3 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)48.6848.39
Div / share0.00.0
Book value / share15.9614.65
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume409555.0370700.0


BUY. The current P/E ratio indicates a premium compared to an average of 18.25 for the Computers & Peripherals industry and a value on par with the S&P 500 average of 24.66. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.70 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.07 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 5.29. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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SMCI 23.77 Peers 18.25   SMCI NM Peers 11.48

Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.

SMCI is trading at a significant premium to its peers.


Neutral. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.

SMCI's P/CF is negative making the measure meaningless.

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  Price to
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SMCI 13.06 Peers 18.04   SMCI 1.38 Peers 2.31

Average. An average price-to-projected earnings ratio can signify an industry neutral stock price and average future growth expectations.

SMCI is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.


Discount. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.

SMCI trades at a significant discount to its peers.

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  Earnings Growth
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SMCI 1.70 Peers 5.29   SMCI -35.60 Peers -6.84

Discount. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.

SMCI is trading at a significant discount to its peers.


Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

However, SMCI is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.

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  Sales Growth
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SMCI 0.56 Peers 3.13   SMCI 2.73 Peers -0.53

Discount. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.

SMCI is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.


Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.

SMCI has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.



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