UQM Technologies IncFind Ratings Reports
UQM TECHNOLOGIES INC's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. The company has grown sales and net income significantly, outpacing the average growth rates of competitors within its industry. UQM TECHNOLOGIES INC is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 3.68 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained virtually unchanged only decreasing by 2.20% 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 FY16||Q1 FY15|
|Net Sales ($mil)||1.44||0.74|
|Net Income ($mil)||-1.95||-2.22|
|Balance Sheet||Q1 FY16||Q1 FY15|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||5.5||5.63|
|Total Assets ($mil)||21.83||22.78|
|Total Debt ($mil)||0.0||0.0|
|Profitability||Q1 FY16||Q1 FY15|
|Gross Profit Margin||41.95||48.31|
|Return on Assets||-30.54||-30.3|
|Return on Equity||-33.64||-34.06|
|Debt||Q1 FY16||Q1 FY15|
|Share Data||Q1 FY16||Q1 FY15|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||48.35||40.05|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||0.41||0.51|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||119366.0||91744.0|
SELL. 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 1.39 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.82 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 3.50. 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, UQM TECHNOLOGIES INC seems to be trading at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.
|UQM NM||Peers 36.88||UQM NM||Peers 11.39|
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.
UQM'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.
UQM's P/CF is negative making the measure meaningless.
|UQM NM||Peers 11.25||UQM NA||Peers 0.68|
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.
UQM'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.
|UQM 1.39||Peers 3.50||UQM 17.65||Peers -12.11|
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.
UQM 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.
UQM is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
|UQM 4.59||Peers 1.60||UQM 21.92||Peers 2.41|
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.
UQM 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.
UQM has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.