ALLIED NEVADA GOLD CORP's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2014 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. ALLIED NEVADA GOLD CORP has very weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.06 which clearly shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has decreased by 7.90% from the same quarter last year. The key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is in a position in which financial difficulties could develop in the near future.
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|Income Statement||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Net Sales ($mil)||76.91||76.74|
|Net Income ($mil)||-62.41||4.97|
|Balance Sheet||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||5.8||154.46|
|Total Assets ($mil)||1394.52||1530.67|
|Total Debt ($mil)||543.32||620.92|
|Profitability||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Gross Profit Margin||-63.51||32.53|
|Return on Assets||-5.32||2.23|
|Return on Equity||-10.22||4.32|
|Debt||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Share Data||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||104.44||103.94|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||6.96||7.59|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||5196307.0||2667022.0|
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. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 0.18 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.75 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 1.70. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount. After reviewing these and other key valuation criteria, ALLIED NEVADA GOLD CORP proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|ANV NM||Peers 26.86||ANV 36.35||Peers 9.82|
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.
ANV's P/E is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.
Premium. 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.
ANV is trading at a significant premium to its peers.
|ANV NM||Peers 19.59||ANV NA||Peers 0.54|
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.
ANV'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.
|ANV 0.18||Peers 1.70||ANV -305.55||Peers 11.28|
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.
ANV 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, ANV is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|ANV 0.40||Peers 2.49||ANV 25.50||Peers 958.96|
Discount. 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.
ANV is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.
Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.
ANV significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth
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