CYTEC INDUSTRIES INC's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2015 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased. CYTEC INDUSTRIES INC 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 increased from the same period last year.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained virtually unchanged only decreasing by 3.46% 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 ($mil)||515.0||489.0|
|Net Income ($mil)||42.5||55.9|
|Balance Sheet||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||107.3||156.8|
|Total Assets ($mil)||2722.7||2740.3|
|Total Debt ($mil)||741.9||715.9|
|Profitability||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Gross Profit Margin||36.04||35.79|
|Return on Assets||5.15||7.06|
|Return on Equity||10.89||17.6|
|Debt||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Share Data||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||71.39||71.67|
|Div / share||0.13||0.06|
|Book value / share||16.8||17.34|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||457948.0||556052.0|
BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a premium compared to an average of 23.02 for the Chemicals industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 20.38. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 3.29 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.81 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 6.86. The current price-to-sales ratio is above the S&P 500 average, but below the industry average.
|CYT 31.24||Peers 23.02||CYT 18.14||Peers 15.90|
Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.
CYT 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.
CYT is trading at a premium to its peers.
|CYT 14.63||Peers 18.42||CYT 0.46||Peers 2.45|
Average. An average price-to-projected earnings ratio can signify an industry neutral stock price and average future growth expectations.
CYT is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.
Discount. 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.
CYT trades at a significant discount to its peers.
|CYT 3.29||Peers 6.86||CYT -38.55||Peers 12.58|
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.
CYT 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, CYT is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|CYT 1.94||Peers 2.36||CYT 4.47||Peers 0.53|
Discount. 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.
CYT is trading at a discount to its industry on this measurement.
Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.
CYT has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
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