Taser International Inc

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TASR : NASDAQ : Industrial Goods
$28.92 up 0.43 | 1.50%
Today's Range: 28.05 - 29.08
Avg. Daily Volume: 1,002,800
07/29/16 - 2:48 PM ET

Financial Analysis


TASER INTERNATIONAL INC's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2016 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased, representing a decrease to the bottom line. TASER INTERNATIONAL INC is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 2.77 which clearly shows the ability to cover any 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 9.42% 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 FY16 Q1 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)55.5344.76
EBITDA ($mil)6.0411.36
EBIT ($mil)5.1410.75
Net Income ($mil)3.467.21


Balance Sheet Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)104.0590.06
Total Assets ($mil)237.11195.81
Total Debt ($mil)0.140.06
Equity ($mil)153.23140.03


Profitability Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Gross Profit Margin67.1967.38
EBITDA Margin10.8825.38
Operating Margin9.2624.0
Sales Turnover0.880.88
Return on Assets6.8212.11
Return on Equity10.5616.94
Debt Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Current Ratio3.44.75
Debt/Capital0.00.0
Interest Expense0.00.0
Interest Coverage0.010745.0


Share Data Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)53.3653.36
Div / share0.00.0
EPS0.060.13
Book value / share2.872.62
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume985236.01155584.0

Valuation


HOLD. TASER INTERNATIONAL INC's P/E ratio indicates a significant premium compared to an average of 20.96 for the Aerospace & Defense industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.05. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 9.82 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.81 and a discount versus the industry average of 9.94. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium. The valuation analysis reveals that, TASER INTERNATIONAL INC seems to be trading at a premium 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
TASR 97.24 Peers 20.96   TASR 37.39 Peers 16.97

Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.

TASR is trading at a significant premium to its peers.

 

Premium. 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.

TASR is trading at a significant premium to its peers.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
TASR 62.67 Peers 18.28   TASR NM Peers 2.24

Premium. A higher price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher future growth expectations.

TASR is trading at a significant premium to its peers.

 

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.

TASR's negative PEG ratio makes this valuation measure meaningless.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
TASR 9.82 Peers 9.94   TASR -32.56 Peers 3.18

Average. 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.

TASR is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.

 

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

However, TASR 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
TASR 7.21 Peers 1.67   TASR 20.54 Peers 6.23

Premium. 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.

TASR is trading at a significant premium to its industry.

 

Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.

TASR has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

 

 

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