TransAct Technologies IncorporatedFind Ratings Reports
TRANSACT TECHNOLOGIES INC's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2021 has decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have dropped, although the growth in revenues underperformed the average competitor within the subsector, the net income growth did not. TRANSACT TECHNOLOGIES INC is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 2.37 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year, indicating improving cash flow.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 11.20% 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 FY21||Q1 FY20|
|Net Sales ($mil)||8.3||10.25|
|Net Income ($mil)||-2.21||-0.99|
|Balance Sheet||Q1 FY21||Q1 FY20|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||8.73||0.62|
|Total Assets ($mil)||39.36||35.79|
|Total Debt ($mil)||5.65||5.13|
|Profitability||Q1 FY21||Q1 FY20|
|Gross Profit Margin||41.31||50.32|
|Return on Assets||-17.38||-3.41|
|Return on Equity||-24.13||-4.79|
|Debt||Q1 FY21||Q1 FY20|
|Share Data||Q1 FY21||Q1 FY20|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||8.97||7.54|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||3.16||3.38|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||19022.0||26322.0|
HOLD. This stock’s P/E ratio is negative, making its value useless in the assessment of premium or discount valuation, only displaying that the company has negative earnings per share. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 4.17 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 4.54 and a significant discount versus the subsector average of 33.69. The price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average, but well below the subsector average. After reviewing these and other key valuation criteria, TRANSACT TECHNOLOGIES INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives.
|TACT NM||Peers 32.28||TACT NM||Peers 23.86|
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.
TACT'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.
TACT's P/CF is negative making the measure meaningless.
|TACT NM||Peers 27.27||TACT NA||Peers 0.55|
Neutral. The absence of a valid price-to-projected earnings ratio happens when a stock can not be valued on the basis of a negative expected future earnings.
TACT's ratio is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.
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.
|TACT 4.17||Peers 33.69||TACT -388.23||Peers 46.83|
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.
TACT 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, TACT is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|TACT 4.13||Peers 7.04||TACT -35.55||Peers 20.33|
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.
TACT is trading at a significant discount to its subsector on this measurement.
Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the subsector implies that a company is losing market share.
TACT significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth.