CAMECO CORP's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2015 has 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. CAMECO CORP has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.35 which shows that technically this company has the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year, indicating improving cash flow.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained virtually unchanged only decreasing by 1.20% from the same quarter last year. Together, the key liquidity measurements indicate that it is relatively unlikely that the company will face financial difficulties in the near future.
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|Income Statement||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Net Sales ($mil)||565.77||419.23|
|Net Income ($mil)||-8.9||131.34|
|Balance Sheet||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||557.89||487.5|
|Total Assets ($mil)||8753.73||8145.29|
|Total Debt ($mil)||1491.45||1354.62|
|Profitability||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Gross Profit Margin||33.48||41.49|
|Return on Assets||0.51||5.41|
|Return on Equity||0.82||4.15|
|Debt||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Share Data||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||395.79||395.75|
|Div / share||0.08||0.09|
|Book value / share||13.8||13.97|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||1869707.0||2103563.0|
HOLD. CAMECO CORP's P/E ratio indicates a significant premium compared to an average of 33.91 for the Oil, Gas & Consumable Fuels industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 20.83. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.13 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.88 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 11.40. The current price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average and above the industry average, indicating a premium. The valuation analysis reveals that, CAMECO CORP seems to be trading at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.
|CCJ 130.25||Peers 33.91||CCJ 10.20||Peers 10.02|
Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.
CCJ is trading at a significant premium to its peers.
Average. 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.
CCJ is trading at a valuation on par to its peers.
|CCJ NA||Peers 50.95||CCJ NA||Peers 1.95|
Neutral. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth potential.
Ratio not available.
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.
|CCJ 1.13||Peers 11.40||CCJ -79.32||Peers -19.83|
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.
CCJ 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, CCJ is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|CCJ 2.43||Peers 2.40||CCJ 5.38||Peers -1.63|
Average. 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.
CCJ is trading at a valuation on par with its industry on this measurement.
Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.
CCJ has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
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