GOLDEN MINERALS CO's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2014 has significantly increased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales decreased, the net income has increased. GOLDEN MINERALS CO is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 2.38 which clearly shows the ability to cover any 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 29.53% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is very unlikely to face financial difficulties in the near future.
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|Income Statement||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Net Sales ($mil)||0.24||0.38|
|Net Income ($mil)||-4.51||-10.1|
|Balance Sheet||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||8.58||19.15|
|Total Assets ($mil)||41.26||54.88|
|Total Debt ($mil)||0.0||0.0|
|Profitability||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Gross Profit Margin||-671.49||-1575.72|
|Return on Assets||-45.62||-438.0|
|Return on Equity||-57.5||-517.43|
|Debt||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Share Data||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||53.16||43.53|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||0.62||1.07|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||80714.0||127731.0|
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. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 0.65 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.88 and a discount versus the industry average of 1.54. 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, GOLDEN MINERALS CO seems to be trading at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.
|AUMN NM||Peers 79.69||AUMN NM||Peers 8.57|
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.
AUMN's P/E is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.
Neutral. 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.
AUMN's P/CF is negative making the measure meaningless.
|AUMN NM||Peers 23.24||AUMN NA||Peers 5.72|
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.
AUMN'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.
|AUMN 0.65||Peers 1.54||AUMN 92.70||Peers -54.44|
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.
AUMN is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
AUMN is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
|AUMN 88.61||Peers 2.42||AUMN -97.80||Peers 20.17|
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.
AUMN is trading at a significant premium to its industry.
Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.
AUMN significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth
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