CHENIERE ENERGY PARTNERS LP's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2015 has significantly increased when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have grown, and although the growth in revenues has outpaced the average competitor within the industry, the net income growth has not. CHENIERE ENERGY PARTNERS LP has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.40 which shows that technically this company has the 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 34.90% 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||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Net Sales ($mil)||67.69||67.33|
|Net Income ($mil)||-60.04||-226.22|
|Balance Sheet||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||569.42||665.28|
|Total Assets ($mil)||12308.54||10712.44|
|Total Debt ($mil)||10993.12||8987.85|
|Profitability||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Gross Profit Margin||75.48||56.79|
|Return on Assets||-2.86||-4.25|
|Return on Equity||-41.87||-35.18|
|Debt||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Share Data||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||337.8||337.8|
|Div / share||0.43||0.43|
|Book value / share||2.49||3.83|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||259282.0||186590.0|
HOLD. The current P/E ratio is negative, which has no meaningful value in the assessment of premium or discount valuation, it simply displays that the company has negative earnings. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 10.72 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.58 and a premium versus the industry average of 9.37. 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, CHENIERE ENERGY PARTNERS LP seems to be trading at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.
|CQP NM||Peers 24.74||CQP 1192.69||Peers 21.65|
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.
CQP'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.
CQP is trading at a significant premium to its peers.
|CQP 66.85||Peers 52.91||CQP NA||Peers 0.34|
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.
CQP'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.
|CQP 10.72||Peers 9.37||CQP 30.93||Peers -40.37|
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.
CQP is trading at a premium to its peers.
Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
CQP is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
|CQP 33.53||Peers 1.81||CQP 0.13||Peers -10.93|
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.
CQP 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.
CQP has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
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