The shares of Procter & Gamble Company (The) (NYSE:PG) and MoSys, Inc. (NASDAQ:MOSY) were among the active stocks of the last trading sessions. Procter & Gamble Company (The) (NYSE:PG) soared to 0.25% closing at the price of $89.81 whereas the shares of MoSys, Inc. (NASDAQ:MOSY) soared 7.97% with the increase of 0.02 points closing at the price of $0.29. Procter & Gamble Company (The) has currently increase 24.77% in its stock over the period of 6-months while its rival MoSys, Inc. subtracted -82.72% in the previous 6-months.
Now we have to analyze the facts that if the stocks were worthy off investors’ money? The facts to analyze here are risks, profitability, returns and price trends.
Returns and Profitability
Profitability and returns are the main reason of investment, the investors are looking for profits that they get and return they should expect over the period of time.
The first and foremost return that is considered while making an investment is the ROI or Return on Investment. The ROI is the ratio between the profit against the cost of investment. Currently the ROI of Procter & Gamble Company (The) (NYSE:PG) is 13.1% while the ROI of MoSys, Inc. (NASDAQ:MOSY) is -220.7%. Another figure that is to be considered while analyzing the profitability of a share is its EBITDA margin, PG’s EBITDA Margin is 13.62 whereas MOSY’s is 57.32.
Both the profitability ratios suggest a mixed sentiment for Procter & Gamble Company (The) (NYSE:PG) and MoSys, Inc. (NASDAQ:MOSY).
EPS & Surprise Factor
Procter & Gamble Company (The) (NYSE:PG) reported $1.12/share EPS for the previous quarter where analysts were predicting an EPS to be $1.09/share Thus beating the analyst Estimates with a Surprise Factor of 2.8 Percent. While, MoSys, Inc. (NASDAQ:MOSY) reported EPS of $0.06/share in the last quarter. The analysts projected EPS of $0.05/share depicting a Surprise of 20 Percent.
Taking a look at Earnings per Share, MoSys, Inc. tends to be beating the analyst estimates more than Procter & Gamble Company (The). so MOSY is more profitable than PG.
Technical Analysis of Procter & Gamble Company (The) & MoSys, Inc.
Moving average convergence divergence (MACD) shows that Procter & Gamble Company (The) (NYSE:PG) is on a PRICE RELATIVITY trend While MoSys, Inc. (NASDAQ:MOSY) is on PRICE RELATIVITY trend. The trend for the past 10-days shows that the Procter & Gamble Company (The) was in BULLISH territory and MoSys, Inc. was in BULLISH territory.
PG’s current statistics gauge that the stock candle is NEUTRAL with MEDIUM volatility. While MOSY’s candle is BULLISH with HIGH.
EPS Growth Rate: PG’s 6.5% versus MOSY’s 30%
Another shareholder value can be analyzed through the EPS growth rate; the next 5 years EPS growth rate is predicted by the analysts after the analyzing the previous trends. The next 5 year EPS growth rate of Procter & Gamble Company (The) (NYSE:PG) is predicted at 6.5% while MoSys, Inc. (NASDAQ:MOSY) stands at 30%. These numbers suggest that MOSY is more suitable investment in terms of EPS growth rate.
Financial Risk and Liquidity Concerns
The current ratio and the debt ratio are the two ratios that show the investor how quickly the company is able to payout its debt and how quickly it can cover its obligations. The current ratio of PG stands at 0.8 while MOSY is at 2.1 whereas the debt ratio of the prior is 0.61 while the debt ratio of the later is 0.
The values of the both ratios suggest that one is more liquid and other investment is more risk free.
While making an investment, another main factor to consider before investing is the analyst recommendation on the scale of 1 to 5 where 1 is strong buy, 2 is buy, 3 is hold, 4 is Sell and 5 is strong sell. Analyst recommend 2.6 for PG and 2 for MOSY which means PG has Hold rating whereas MOSY has Buy rating.
Another recommendation of analyst that is to be considered worthy is the price target. The mare price or price trend does not suggest the suitability of a stock. The price target set by analyst is also to be considered while investing as it suggests to what extent the stock will rise or fall in the near future. The price target set for PG is $88.42 which is -1.57% of its current price while MOSY has price target of 3 which is 90.33% of its current price.
Valuation is the process of determining the company’s worth for an investor, the valuation ratios give an insight to that worthiness.
PG currently has price to earning P/E ratio of 22.15 whereas MOSY has 0 while the forward P/E ratio for the prior stands at 19.04 and for the later it depicts the value of 3.61.
The price to Book P/B for PG is 4.37, Price to Sale is at 3.34 and for MOSY these ratios stand at 0.28 and 0.29.