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Golden Minerals Co
AUMN : AMEX : Basic Materials
$0.74 -0.03 | -3.92%
Today's Range: 0.70 - 0.78
Avg. Daily Volume: 405,700
05/02/16 - 3:59 PM ET

Financial Analysis


GOLDEN MINERALS CO's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2015 has significantly increased when compared to the same period a year ago. The company has grown sales and net income significantly, outpacing the average growth rates of competitors within its industry. GOLDEN MINERALS CO has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.80 which shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has significantly decreased by 76.26% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is in a position in which financial difficulties could develop in the future.

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Income Statement Q4 FY15 Q4 FY14
Net Sales ($mil)1.990.24
EBITDA ($mil)-2.32-5.34
EBIT ($mil)-3.1-6.15
Net Income ($mil)-1.28-4.51


Balance Sheet Q4 FY15 Q4 FY14
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)4.158.58
Total Assets ($mil)17.041.26
Total Debt ($mil)3.70.0
Equity ($mil)7.7732.73


Profitability Q4 FY15 Q4 FY14
Gross Profit Margin11.28-671.49
EBITDA Margin-116.62-2274.04
Operating Margin-156.27-2616.17
Sales Turnover0.470.01
Return on Assets-149.3-45.62
Return on Equity-326.63-57.5
Debt Q4 FY15 Q4 FY14
Current Ratio0.922.92
Debt/Capital0.320.0
Interest Expense0.00.0
Interest Coverage0.00.0


Share Data Q4 FY15 Q4 FY14
Shares outstanding (mil)53.3453.16
Div / share0.00.0
EPS-0.02-0.08
Book value / share0.150.62
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume400055.096491.0

Valuation


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 5.90 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.74 and a significant premium versus the industry average of 1.84. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, GOLDEN MINERALS CO seems to be trading at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
AUMN NM Peers 126.27   AUMN NM Peers 10.38

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.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
AUMN NM Peers 81.35   AUMN NA Peers 6.41

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.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
AUMN 5.90 Peers 1.84   AUMN -17.07 Peers -259.74

Premium. A higher price-to-book ratio makes a stock less attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.

AUMN is trading at a significant premium 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.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
AUMN 5.68 Peers 3.03   AUMN 3334.46 Peers 11.81

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.

 

Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.

AUMN has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

 

 

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