ELDORADO GOLD 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, underperforming the average competitor within its industry.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has decreased by 10.81% from the same quarter last year.
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|Income Statement||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Net Sales ($mil)||263.51||287.25|
|Net Income ($mil)||19.79||36.41|
|Balance Sheet||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||567.07||728.86|
|Total Assets ($mil)||7347.52||8027.03|
|Total Debt ($mil)||594.78||600.78|
|Profitability||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Gross Profit Margin||50.26||57.96|
|Return on Assets||-8.15||1.85|
|Return on Equity||-11.39||2.53|
|Debt||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Share Data||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||715.19||714.66|
|Div / share||0.01||0.05|
|Book value / share||7.35||8.25|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||7575334.0||4459270.0|
SELL. 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 0.77 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.74 and a discount versus the industry average of 1.64. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and 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 27.00||EGO 14.95||Peers 9.78|
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 significant premium to its peers.
|EGO NA||Peers 19.20||EGO NA||Peers 0.55|
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 0.77||Peers 1.64||EGO -500.00||Peers 13.86|
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.
Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
However, EGO is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|EGO 3.90||Peers 2.47||EGO -16.23||Peers 968.73|
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 significant premium to its industry.
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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