ELDORADO GOLD CORP's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2015 has significantly 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.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained virtually unchanged only decreasing by 3.27% from the same quarter last year.
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|Income Statement||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Net Sales ($mil)||214.19||265.5|
|Net Income ($mil)||-198.6||37.63|
|Balance Sheet||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||460.48||589.42|
|Total Assets ($mil)||7145.23||7311.57|
|Total Debt ($mil)||596.48||602.36|
|Profitability||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Gross Profit Margin||-72.96||53.85|
|Return on Assets||-2.42||-7.96|
|Return on Equity||-3.41||-11.11|
|Debt||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Share Data||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||715.43||714.96|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||7.08||7.33|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||4998787.0||3579717.0|
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 0.43 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.58 and a discount versus the industry average of 1.24. 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, ELDORADO GOLD CORP seems to be trading at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.
|EGO NM||Peers 24.89||EGO 7.80||Peers 6.28|
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.
EGO'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.
EGO is trading at a premium to its peers.
|EGO NA||Peers 29.58||EGO NA||Peers 0.30|
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.
|EGO 0.43||Peers 1.24||EGO 70.74||Peers -93.66|
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.
EGO is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
EGO is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
|EGO 2.24||Peers 2.01||EGO -8.40||Peers -7.52|
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.
EGO is trading at a premium to its industry on this measurement.
Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.
EGO significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth
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