Spok Holdings, Inc.Find Ratings Reports
SPOK HOLDINGS INC's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2021 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have dropped, underperforming the average competitor within its subsector. SPOK HOLDINGS INC has strong liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.82 which shows 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 decreased by 20.62% from the same quarter last year. The key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is unlikely to face financial difficulties in the near future.
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|Income Statement||Q2 FY21||Q2 FY20|
|Net Sales ($mil)||35.72||35.74|
|Net Income ($mil)||-0.72||3.76|
|Balance Sheet||Q2 FY21||Q2 FY20|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||68.13||70.86|
|Total Assets ($mil)||269.24||313.7|
|Total Debt ($mil)||18.04||15.43|
|Profitability||Q2 FY21||Q2 FY20|
|Gross Profit Margin||60.64||63.31|
|Return on Assets||-17.25||-3.7|
|Return on Equity||-23.83||-4.73|
|Debt||Q2 FY21||Q2 FY20|
|Share Data||Q2 FY21||Q2 FY20|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||19.4||19.02|
|Div / share||0.13||0.13|
|Book value / share||10.05||12.91|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||365054.0||208247.0|
HOLD. The current P/E ratio is negative, which has no meaningful value in the assessment of premium or discount valuation, it simply displays that the company has negative earnings. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 0.99 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 4.47 and a significant discount versus the subsector average of 6.72. The current price-to-sales ratio is well below the S&P 500 average and is also below the subsector average, indicating a discount. After reviewing these and other key valuation criteria, SPOK HOLDINGS INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives.
|SPOK NM||Peers 60.44||SPOK 8.26||Peers 7.51|
Neutral. The absence of a valid P/E ratio happens when a stock can not be valued on the basis of a negative stream of earnings.
SPOK's P/E is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.
Average. 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.
SPOK is trading at a valuation on par to its peers.
|SPOK NA||Peers 49.25||SPOK NA||Peers 0.93|
Neutral. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth potential.
Ratio not available.
Neutral. 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.
Ratio not available.
|SPOK 0.99||Peers 6.72||SPOK -300.00||Peers 74.04|
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.
SPOK 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, SPOK is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|SPOK 1.32||Peers 1.47||SPOK -3.34||Peers 25.30|
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.
SPOK is trading at a discount to its subsector on this measurement.
Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the subsector implies that a company is losing market share.
SPOK significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth.