UQM Technologies Inc

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UQM : AMEX : Consumer Goods
$0.4702 | %
Today's Range: 0.0 - 0.0
Avg. Daily Volume: 107900.0
04/25/17 - 3:58 PM ET

Financial Analysis

UQM TECHNOLOGIES INC's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has significantly decreased 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. UQM TECHNOLOGIES INC has strong liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.53 which shows the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year, indicating deteriorating cash flow.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has significantly decreased by 60.24% from the same quarter last year. The key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is unlikely to face financial difficulties in the near future.

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Income Statement Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)1.671.33
EBITDA ($mil)0.0-1.15
EBIT ($mil)-8.67-1.38
Net Income ($mil)-8.7-1.37

Balance Sheet Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)2.18.69
Total Assets ($mil)11.2725.21
Total Debt ($mil)0.00.0
Equity ($mil)9.022.65

Profitability Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Gross Profit Margin-416.2652.33
EBITDA Margin0.0-86.82
Operating Margin-519.86-104.14
Sales Turnover0.50.2
Return on Assets-123.73-29.04
Return on Equity-154.95-32.34
Debt Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Current Ratio2.495.51
Interest Expense0.00.0
Interest Coverage0.00.0

Share Data Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)48.5248.31
Div / share0.00.0
Book value / share0.190.47
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume104744.088735.0


SELL. The current P/E ratio is negative, which has no meaningful value in the assessment of premium or discount valuation, it simply displays that the company has negative earnings. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.53 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.99 and a discount versus the industry average of 3.84. 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.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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UQM NM Peers 19.30   UQM NA Peers 9.27

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 is the stock’s price divided by the sum of the company's cash flow from operations. It is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.

Ratio not available.

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  Price to
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UQM NM Peers 11.48   UQM NA Peers 4.13

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.

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  Earnings Growth
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UQM 2.53 Peers 3.84   UQM -55.55 Peers 72.60

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.


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

However, UQM is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.

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  Sales Growth
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premium   discount
UQM 4.05 Peers 1.01   UQM 14.02 Peers 10.29

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.



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