Stock Analysis on Net
Stock Analysis on Net

ServiceNow Inc. (NYSE:NOW)


The Company Profile

Basic information about ServiceNow Inc.

Financial Statements

Income Statement

The income statement (statement of earnings) reports on the performance of ServiceNow Inc., the result of its operating activities.

Statement of Comprehensive Income

Comprehensive income is the change in equity (net assets) of ServiceNow Inc. during a period from transactions and other events and circumstances from non-owners sources. It includes all changes in equity during a period except those resulting from investments by owners and distributions to owners.

Balance Sheet: Assets

The assets reports major classes and amounts of resources owned or controlled by ServiceNow Inc..

Balance Sheet: Liabilities and Stockholders’ Equity

The liabilities and stockholders’ equity reports major classes and amounts of external claims on assets and owners’ capital contributions, and other internally generated sources of capital.

Cash Flow Statement

The cash flow statement provides information about ServiceNow Inc.’s cash receipts and cash payments during an accounting period, showing how these cash flows link the ending cash balance to the beginning balance shown on ServiceNow Inc.’s balance sheet.

Common-Size Financial Statements

Common-Size Income Statement

Income statement components (revenues and expenses) shown as percentage of total sales.

Common-Size Balance Sheet: Assets

Assets components shown as percentage of total assets.

Common-Size Balance Sheet: Liabilities and Stockholders’ Equity

Liabilities and stockholders’ equity components shown as percentage of total liabilities and stockholders’ equity.

Analysis of Financial Ratios

Analysis of Short-term (Operating) Activity Ratios

Evaluates revenues and output generated by the ServiceNow Inc.’s assets. Operating performance ratios describe the relationship between the ServiceNow Inc.’s level of operations and the assets needed to sustain operating activities.

Analysis of Liquidity Ratios

Measures the adequacy of ServiceNow Inc.’s cash resources to meet its near-term cash obligations.

Relative Valuation

Common Stock Valuation Ratios

Relative valuation technique determine the value of ServiceNow Inc. by comparing it to similar entities (like industry or sector) on the basis of several relative ratios that compare its stock price to relevant variables that affect the stock’s value, such as earnings, book value, and sales.

Enterprise Value (EV)

Enterprise value is total company value (the market value of common equity, debt, and preferred equity) minus the value of cash and short-term investments.

Enterprise Value to EBITDA (EV/EBITDA)

To calculate EBITDA analysts start with net earnings. To that earnings number, interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization are added. EBITDA as a pre-interest number is a flow to all providers of capital.

Enterprise Value to FCFF (EV/FCFF)

Free cash flow to the firm is the cash flow available to the ServiceNow Inc.’s suppliers of capital after all operating expenses have been paid and necessary investments in working and fixed capital have been made.

Price to FCFE (P/FCFE)

Free cash flow to equity is the cash flow available to ServiceNow Inc.’s equity holders after all operating expenses, interest, and principal payments have been paid and necessary investments in working and fixed capital have been made.

Discounted Cash Flow (DCF) Valuation

Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM)

CAPM is a theory concentrated with deriving the expected rates of return on risky assets based on the assets’ systematic risk levels. Systematic risk is the variability of returns that is due to macroeconomic factors that affect all risky assets. It cannot be eliminated by diversification.

Dividend Discount Model (DDM)

The dividend discount model (DDM) is a technique for estimating the value of a share of ServiceNow Inc.’s common stock issue as the present value of all future dividends.

Present Value of Free Cash Flow to the Firm (FCFF)

The FCFF valuation approach estimates the value of the firm as the present value of future FCFF discounted at the weighted average cost of capital (WACC).

Present Value of Free Cash Flow to Equity (FCFE)

The FCFE valuation approach estimates the value of equity as the present value of future FCFE discounted at the required rate of return on equity.

Economic Value Added (EVA)

Economic Value Added (EVA)

Internal management performance measure that compares net operating profit after taxes to total cost of capital. Indicates how profitable ServiceNow Inc. projects are as a sign of management performance.

Market Value Added (MVA)

MVA is a measure of the value ServiceNow Inc. has created in excess of the resources already committed to the enterprise.

Current Ratio
since 2012

ServiceNow Inc.’s liquidity ratio calculated as current assets divided by current liabilities.

Debt to Equity
since 2012

ServiceNow Inc.’s solvency ratio calculated as total debt divided by total shareholders’ equity.

Operating Profit Margin
since 2012

ServiceNow Inc.’s profitability ratio calculated as operating income divided by revenue.

Net Profit Margin
since 2012

ServiceNow Inc.’s indicator of profitability, calculated as net income divided by revenue.

Price to Earnings (P/E)
since 2012

The P/E ratio tells analyst how much an investor in ServiceNow Inc.’s common stock pays per dollar of current earnings.

Price to Operating Profit (P/OP)
since 2012

Because P/E ratio is calculated using net income, the ratio can be sensitive to nonrecurring earnings and capital structure, analysts may use price to operating profit.

Price to Sales (P/S)
since 2012

An rationale for the P/S ratio is that sales, as the top line in an income statement, are generally less subject to distortion or manipulation than other fundamentals such as EPS or book value. Sales are also more stable than earnings and never negative.

Price to Book Value (P/BV)
since 2012

The P/BV ratio is interpreted as an indicator of market judgment about the relationship between a company’s required rate of return and its actual rate of return.

Analysis of Components of Financial Statements

Adjusted Financial Ratios

Differences in accounting methods affect financial ratio comparisons between companies, and analysts make adjustments to reported financials in the interest of comparability.

Financial Reporting Quality

Analysis of Bad Debts

The accounts receivable that are estimated to be uncollectible are called bad debts or doubtful accounts receivable.

Aggregate Accruals

Financial reporting quality relates to the accuracy with which ServiceNow Inc.’s reported financial statements reflect its operating performance and to their usefulness for forecasting future cash flows.
Aggregate accruals deriving measures of the accrual component of ServiceNow Inc.’s earnings.