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Finisar Corp (NAS:FNSR)
Beneish M-Score
-2.82 (As of Today)

The zones of discrimination for M-Score is as such:

An M-Score of less than -2.22 suggests that the company is not an accounting manipulator.
An M-Score of greater than -2.22 signals that the company is likely an accounting manipulator.

Finisar Corp has a M-score of -2.82 suggests that the company is not a manipulator.

FNSR' s Beneish M-Score Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.54   Max: -1.85
Current: -2.82

-10.54
-1.85

During the past 13 years, the highest Beneish M-Score of Finisar Corp was -1.85. The lowest was -10.54. And the median was -2.84.


Definition

The M-score was created by Professor Messod Beneish. Instead of measuring the bankruptcy risk (Z-Score) or business trend (F-Score), M-score can be used to detect the risk of earnings manipulation. This is the original research paper on M-score.

The M-Score Variables:

The M-score of Finisar Corp for today is based on a combination of the following eight different indices:

M=-4.84+0.92 * DSRI+0.528 * GMI+0.404 * AQI+0.892 * SGI+0.115 * DEPI
=-4.84+0.92 * 1.1462+0.528 * 0.9991+0.404 * 0.8241+0.892 * 1.0098+0.115 * 1.057
-0.172 * SGAI+4.679 * TATA-0.327 * LVGI
-0.172 * 0.888+4.679 * -0.0921-0.327 * 1.025
=-2.82

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

This Year (Apr16) TTM:Last Year (Apr15) TTM:
Accounts Receivable was $294 Mil.
Revenue was 318.794 + 309.206 + 321.136 + 314.03 = $1,263 Mil.
Gross Profit was 90.442 + 87.74 + 89.091 + 87.377 = $355 Mil.
Total Current Assets was $1,148 Mil.
Total Assets was $1,647 Mil.
Property, Plant and Equipment(Net PPE) was $349 Mil.
Depreciation, Depletion and Amortization(DDA) was $95 Mil.
Selling, General & Admin. Expense(SGA) was $107 Mil.
Total Current Liabilities was $233 Mil.
Long-Term Debt was $231 Mil.
Net Income was 13.072 + 12.084 + 6.644 + 3.393 = $35 Mil.
Non Operating Income was -0.081 + 1.968 + 0.445 + 0.881 = $3 Mil.
Cash Flow from Operations was 54.603 + 31.665 + 62.734 + 34.598 = $184 Mil.
Accounts Receivable was $254 Mil.
Revenue was 320.042 + 306.283 + 296.981 + 327.638 = $1,251 Mil.
Gross Profit was 89.218 + 77.953 + 84.92 + 98.819 = $351 Mil.
Total Current Assets was $1,064 Mil.
Total Assets was $1,552 Mil.
Property, Plant and Equipment(Net PPE) was $316 Mil.
Depreciation, Depletion and Amortization(DDA) was $92 Mil.
Selling, General & Admin. Expense(SGA) was $119 Mil.
Total Current Liabilities was $206 Mil.
Long-Term Debt was $221 Mil.



1. DSRI = Days Sales in Receivables Index

Measured as the ratio of days’ sales in receivables in year t to year t-1.

A large increase in DSR could be indicative of revenue inflation.

DSRI=(Receivables_t / Revenue_t) / (Receivables_t-1 / Revenue_t-1)
=(293.833 / 1263.166) / (253.884 / 1250.944)
=0.2326163 / 0.20295393
=1.1462

2. GMI = Gross Margin Index

Measured as the ratio of gross margin in year t-1 to gross margin in year t.

Gross margin has deteriorated when this index is above 1. A firm with poorer prospects is more likely to manipulate earnings.

GMI=GrossMargin_t-1 / GrossMargin_t
=(GrossProfit_t-1 / Revenue_t-1) / (GrossProfit_t / Revenue_t)
=(350.91 / 1250.944) / (354.65 / 1263.166)
=0.28051615 / 0.28076278
=0.9991

3. AQI = Asset Quality Index

AQI is the ratio of asset quality in year t to year t-1.

Asset quality is measured as the ratio of non-current assets other than plant, property and equipment to total assets.

AQI=(1 - (CurrentAssets_t + PPE_t) / TotalAssets_t) / (1 - (CurrentAssets_t-1 + PPE_t-1) / TotalAssets_t-1)
=(1 - (1148.083 + 348.613) / 1646.989) / (1 - (1064.263 + 315.777) / 1551.882)
=0.09125319 / 0.11073136
=0.8241

4. SGI = Sales Growth Index

Ratio of sales in year t to sales in year t-1.

Sales growth is not itself a measure of manipulation. However, growth companies are likely to find themselves under pressure to manipulate in order to keep up appearances.

SGI=Sales_t / Sales_t-1
=Revenue_t / Revenue_t-1
=1263.166 / 1250.944
=1.0098

5. DEPI = Depreciation Index

Measured as the ratio of the rate of depreciation in year t-1 to the corresponding rate in year t.

DEPI greater than 1 indicates that assets are being depreciated at a slower rate. This suggests that the firm might be revising useful asset life assumptions upwards, or adopting a new method that is income friendly.

DEPI=(Depreciation_t-1 / (Depreciaton_t-1 + PPE_t-1)) / (Depreciation_t / (Depreciaton_t + PPE_t))
=(92.073 / (92.073 + 315.777)) / (94.68 / (94.68 + 348.613))
=0.22575211 / 0.21358334
=1.057

6. SGAI = Sales, General and Administrative expenses Index

The ratio of SGA expenses in year t relative to year t-1.

SGA expenses index > 1 means that the company is becoming less efficient in generate sales.

SGAI=(SGA_t / Sales_t) / (SGA_t-1 /Sales_t-1)
=(106.736 / 1263.166) / (119.034 / 1250.944)
=0.08449879 / 0.09515534
=0.888

7. LVGI = Leverage Index

The ratio of total debt to total assets in year t relative to yeat t-1.

An LVGI > 1 indicates an increase$sgai= in leverage

LVGI=((LTD_t + CurrentLiabilities_t) / TotalAssets_t) / ((LTD_t-1 + CurrentLiabilities_t-1) / TotalAssets_t-1)
=((231.011 + 233.41) / 1646.989) / ((221.406 + 205.517) / 1551.882)
=0.28198185 / 0.27510017
=1.025

8. TATA = Total Accruals to Total Assets

Total accruals calculated as the change in working capital accounts other than cash less depreciation.

TATA=(IncomefromContinuingOperations_t - CashFlowsfromOperations_t) / TotalAssets_t
=(NetIncome_t - NonOperatingIncome_t - CashFlowsfromOperations_t) / TotalAssets_t
=(35.193 - 3.213 - 183.6) / 1646.989
=-0.0921

An M-Score of less than -2.22 suggests that the company will not be a manipulator. An M-Score of greater than -2.22 signals that the company is likely to be a manipulator.

Finisar Corp has a M-score of -2.82 suggests that the company will not be a manipulator.


Related Terms

Altman Z-Score, Piotroski F-Score, Accounts Receivable, Revenue, Gross Profit, Total Current Assets, Total Assets, Property, Plant and Equipment, Depreciation, Depletion and Amortization, Selling, General & Admin. Expense, Total Current Liabilities, Long-Term Debt, Net Income, Non Operating Income, Cash Flow from Operations


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

Finisar Corp Annual Data

Apr07Apr08Apr09Apr10Apr11Apr12Apr13Apr14Apr15Apr16
DSRI 0.85580.88051.34641.20680.8561.03810.80811.39690.90731.1462
GMI 0.77191.05731.15130.97860.8671.1471.04310.80161.22340.9991
AQI 0.94140.7280.48940.49851.13231.91310.91820.81331.03870.8241
SGI 1.14891.05171.12921.26721.50631.0040.98081.23811.08141.0098
DEPI 1.28621.02010.96651.09241.15251.00651.05791.18250.90471.057
SGAI 0.97581.06350.70110.83790.80430.97461.11760.91891.10340.888
LVGI 1.01541.16990.93240.64930.45360.90481.01441.69750.89821.025
TATA -0.0768-0.2405-0.68380.04670.0076-0.0356-0.15210.0036-0.0682-0.0921
M-score -2.95-3.81-5.30-1.89-1.91-2.13-3.41-2.26-2.67-2.82

Finisar Corp Quarterly Data

Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16Apr16
DSRI 1.2021.39691.06440.97190.8460.90730.99441.0451.12381.1462
GMI 0.81570.80160.89351.00851.16041.22341.20991.1571.03620.9991
AQI 0.6510.81330.86160.92391.11181.03871.02150.92240.90180.8241
SGI 1.17551.23811.24341.17921.13041.08141.01551.03011.02221.0098
DEPI 1.16051.18251.16641.04210.94670.90470.89060.9891.04411.057
SGAI 0.95540.91891.021.14031.15961.10341.10010.87060.89410.888
LVGI 1.72591.69751.57191.41870.89040.89820.92250.95981.02821.025
TATA -0.03070.0036-0.0059-0.0061-0.0418-0.0682-0.0817-0.1043-0.0914-0.0921
M-score -2.73-2.26-2.51-2.56-2.57-2.67-2.74-2.81-2.78-2.82
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