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SPRT : NASDAQ : Technology
$2.36 | %
Today's Range: 2.31 - 2.3758
Avg. Daily Volume: 51600.0
08/18/17 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis

SUPPORT.COM INC's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2017 has significantly increased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales decreased, the net income has increased. SUPPORT.COM INC is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 7.64 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs. SPRT managed to increase the liquidity from the same period a year ago, despite already having very strong liquidity to begin with. This would indicate improved cash flow.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has decreased by 16.98% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is very unlikely to face financial difficulties in the near future.

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Income Statement Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)14.2916.6
EBITDA ($mil)-1.18-4.27
EBIT ($mil)-1.37-4.68
Net Income ($mil)-1.29-4.31

Balance Sheet Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)50.7561.29
Total Assets ($mil)64.8477.7
Total Debt ($mil)0.00.0
Equity ($mil)56.2667.77

Profitability Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Gross Profit Margin22.1816.62
EBITDA Margin-8.22-25.72
Operating Margin-9.59-28.18
Sales Turnover0.920.91
Return on Assets-19.94-37.22
Return on Equity-22.98-43.07
Debt Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Current Ratio7.767.83
Interest Expense0.00.0
Interest Coverage0.00.0

Share Data Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)18.5618.32
Div / share0.00.0
Book value / share3.033.7
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume51450.072484.0


SELL. 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 0.78 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.02 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 9.93. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount. After reviewing these and other key valuation criteria, SUPPORT.COM INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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SPRT NM Peers 40.84   SPRT NM Peers 36.36

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.

SPRT's P/E is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.


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.

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

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  Price to
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SPRT NA Peers 21.21   SPRT NA Peers 0.33

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.

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  Earnings Growth
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SPRT 0.78 Peers 9.93   SPRT 55.98 Peers 33.86

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.

SPRT is trading at a significant discount to its peers.


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

SPRT is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

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  Sales Growth
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SPRT 0.73 Peers 10.14   SPRT -16.14 Peers 32.57

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.

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


Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.

SPRT significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth



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