Taser International Inc

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TASR : NASDAQ : Industrial Goods
$28.93 up 0.08 | 0.28%
Today's Range: 28.54 - 29.00
Avg. Daily Volume: 1,005,000
09/29/16 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis


TASER INTERNATIONAL INC's gross profit margin for the second 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 2.25 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has decreased by 12.64% 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 Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)58.7646.71
EBITDA ($mil)7.1510.12
EBIT ($mil)6.219.37
Net Income ($mil)3.656.1


Balance Sheet Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)87.0286.61
Total Assets ($mil)228.7212.15
Total Debt ($mil)2.770.05
Equity ($mil)134.43153.89


Profitability Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Gross Profit Margin65.0866.57
EBITDA Margin12.1721.66
Operating Margin10.5720.07
Sales Turnover0.970.86
Return on Assets6.012.23
Return on Equity10.2116.86
Debt Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Current Ratio2.954.77
Debt/Capital0.020.0
Interest Expense0.010.0
Interest Coverage477.690.0


Share Data Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)52.1753.87
Div / share0.00.0
EPS0.070.11
Book value / share2.582.86
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume1020042.0872254.0

Valuation


HOLD. TASER INTERNATIONAL INC's P/E ratio indicates a significant premium compared to an average of 24.95 for the Aerospace & Defense industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.19. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 10.96 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.82 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 31.11. 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 112.96 Peers 24.95   TASR 32.86 Peers 15.47

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 62.76 Peers 19.48   TASR NM Peers 3.31

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 10.96 Peers 31.11   TASR -46.81 Peers 203.59

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.

TASR 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, 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 6.68 Peers 1.55   TASR 20.84 Peers 4.07

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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