CAMECO CORP's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2014 has decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have dropped, although the growth in net income underperformed the average competitor within the industry, the revenue growth did not. CAMECO CORP has strong liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.63 which shows the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year, indicating improving cash flow.
At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained virtually unchanged only increasing by 4.89% from the same quarter last year. The key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is unlikely to face financial difficulties in the near future.
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|Income Statement||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Net Sales ($mil)||587.14||596.58|
|Net Income ($mil)||-146.0||211.27|
|Balance Sheet||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||507.63||272.77|
|Total Assets ($mil)||8330.55||7765.53|
|Total Debt ($mil)||1490.94||1384.93|
|Profitability||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Gross Profit Margin||37.71||48.59|
|Return on Assets||2.12||3.8|
|Return on Equity||0.91||4.77|
|Debt||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Share Data||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||395.79||395.47|
|Div / share||0.09||0.1|
|Book value / share||13.67||13.05|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||2183968.0||1573680.0|
HOLD. CAMECO CORP's P/E ratio indicates a significant premium compared to an average of 50.80 for the Oil, Gas & Consumable Fuels industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 19.99. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.18 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.76 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 10.56. 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 134.58||Peers 50.80||CCJ 15.73||Peers 12.80|
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.
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.
CCJ is trading at a premium to its peers.
|CCJ NA||Peers 18.83||CCJ NA||Peers 4.01|
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 1.18||Peers 10.56||CCJ -80.33||Peers 13.55|
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 2.57||Peers 2.34||CCJ 7.71||Peers 9.91|
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.
Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.
CCJ trails its peers on the basis of sales growth
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