Sykes Enterprises Inc

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SYKE : NASDAQ : Technology
$26.14 | %
Today's Range: 25.99 - 26.55
Avg. Daily Volume: 144500.0
08/18/17 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis


SYKES ENTERPRISES INC's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2017 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 8.64% from the same quarter last year.

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Income Statement Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)375.44364.4
EBITDA ($mil)34.6733.59
EBIT ($mil)15.616.37
Net Income ($mil)8.859.14


Balance Sheet Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)0.0281.73
Total Assets ($mil)1260.631218.99
Total Debt ($mil)0.0272.0
Equity ($mil)770.18708.89


Profitability Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Gross Profit Margin33.7734.29
EBITDA Margin9.239.21
Operating Margin4.154.49
Sales Turnover1.221.1
Return on Assets5.35.17
Return on Equity8.688.9
Debt Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Current Ratio3.443.18
Debt/Capital0.00.28
Interest Expense0.01.28
Interest Coverage0.012.78


Share Data Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)42.4142.93
Div / share0.00.0
EPS0.210.22
Book value / share18.1616.51
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume142410.0174056.0

Valuation


BUY. The current P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 32.21 for the IT Services industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.31. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.45 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.03 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 8.71. 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, SYKES ENTERPRISES 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
SYKE 16.55 Peers 32.21   SYKE 8.08 Peers 20.06

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

SYKE is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 

Discount. 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.

SYKE is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
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premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
SYKE 13.49 Peers 23.25   SYKE 0.77 Peers 1.61

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

SYKE 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.

SYKE 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
SYKE 1.45 Peers 8.71   SYKE 5.29 Peers 10.04

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.

SYKE 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, SYKE 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
SYKE 0.73 Peers 5.80   SYKE 14.47 Peers 13.13

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.

SYKE 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.

SYKE has a sales growth rate that exceeds its peers.

 

 

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