Super Micro Computer Inc

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SMCI : NASDAQ : Technology
$21.1 up 0.1 | 0.48%
Today's Range: 21.005 - 21.4
Avg. Daily Volume: 438800.0
09/20/17 - 11:24 AM ET

Financial Analysis


SUPER MICRO COMPUTER INC's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2017 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. The company has grown sales and net income significantly, outpacing the average growth rates of competitors within its industry. SUPER MICRO COMPUTER INC has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.12 which shows that technically this company has the 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 10.93% from the same quarter last year. Together, the key liquidity measurements indicate that it is relatively unlikely that the company will face financial difficulties in the near future.

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Income Statement Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)717.87524.27
EBITDA ($mil)31.6615.58
EBIT ($mil)27.511.84
Net Income ($mil)17.136.97


Balance Sheet Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)113.2180.96
Total Assets ($mil)1488.591165.6
Total Debt ($mil)161.4594.34
Equity ($mil)800.05721.2


Profitability Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Gross Profit Margin14.0614.79
EBITDA Margin4.42.97
Operating Margin3.832.26
Sales Turnover1.71.91
Return on Assets4.656.17
Return on Equity8.669.98
Debt Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Current Ratio2.342.58
Debt/Capital0.170.12
Interest Expense0.790.45
Interest Coverage34.7226.13


Share Data Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)48.6848.56
Div / share0.00.0
EPS0.330.13
Book value / share16.4414.85
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume393120.0429130.0

Valuation


BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 21.16 for the Computers & Peripherals industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.88. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.54 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.10 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 5.60. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, SUPER MICRO COMPUTER INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
SMCI 18.84 Peers 21.16   SMCI NM Peers 12.17

Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.

SMCI is trading at a discount 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.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
SMCI 11.74 Peers 18.47   SMCI 0.31 Peers 1.92

Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.

SMCI is trading at a significant discount to 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.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
SMCI 1.54 Peers 5.60   SMCI -3.60 Peers 2.22

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.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
SMCI 0.49 Peers 3.23   SMCI 13.71 Peers 2.15

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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