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DryShips Inc
DRYS : NASDAQ : Services
$0.21 | %
Today's Range: 0.18 - 0.22
Avg. Daily Volume: 4,824,100
10/02/15 - 3:59 PM ET

Financial Analysis

DRYSHIPS INC's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2015 has increased when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have dropped, although the growth in revenues underperformed the average competitor within the industry, the net income growth did not. DRYSHIPS INC has very weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.11 which clearly 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 45.64% from the same quarter last year. The key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is in a position in which financial difficulties could develop in the near future.

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Income Statement Q2 FY15 Q2 FY14
Net Sales ($mil)403.18527.67
EBITDA ($mil)214.91242.79
EBIT ($mil)124.07130.13
Net Income ($mil)-1440.32-5.63

Balance Sheet Q2 FY15 Q2 FY14
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)40.73551.77
Total Assets ($mil)2615.9410621.02
Total Debt ($mil)1001.775954.64
Equity ($mil)1448.722665.48

Profitability Q2 FY15 Q2 FY14
Gross Profit Margin61.1253.88
EBITDA Margin53.346.01
Operating Margin30.7724.66
Sales Turnover0.80.17
Return on Assets-57.6-1.2
Return on Equity-104.0-4.81
Debt Q2 FY15 Q2 FY14
Current Ratio0.580.54
Interest Expense73.9497.43
Interest Coverage1.681.34

Share Data Q2 FY15 Q2 FY14
Shares outstanding (mil)672.06433.86
Div / share0.00.0
Book value / share2.166.14
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume4874685.03589650.0


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. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 0.09 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.59 and a discount versus the industry average of 1.31. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount. After reviewing these and other key valuation criteria, DRYSHIPS INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.

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  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
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DRYS NM Peers 13.74   DRYS 0.34 Peers 6.67

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.

DRYS's P/E is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.


Discount. 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.

DRYS is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

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  Price to
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
DRYS NM Peers 13.98   DRYS NA Peers 0.41

Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.

DRYS is trading at a significant discount to its peers.


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.

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  Earnings Growth
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lower   higher
DRYS 0.09 Peers 1.31   DRYS -606.25 Peers -59.97

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.

DRYS 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, DRYS is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.

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  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
DRYS 0.06 Peers 2.05   DRYS 15.05 Peers 20.27

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.

DRYS is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.


Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.

DRYS significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth



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