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Eastman Chemical Co
EMN : NYSE : Basic Materials
$60.66 | %
Today's Range: 58.00 - 60.82
Avg. Daily Volume: 1,375,600
02/12/16 - 4:04 PM ET

Financial Analysis


EASTMAN CHEMICAL CO's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2015 has significantly increased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales decreased, the net income has increased.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 12.27% from the same quarter last year.

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Income Statement Q4 FY15 Q4 FY14
Net Sales ($mil)2225.02349.0
EBITDA ($mil)372.0180.0
EBIT ($mil)230.058.0
Net Income ($mil)124.016.0


Balance Sheet Q4 FY15 Q4 FY14
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)0.0214.0
Total Assets ($mil)0.016072.0
Total Debt ($mil)7039.07549.0
Equity ($mil)3941.03510.0


Profitability Q4 FY15 Q4 FY14
Gross Profit Margin29.2620.05
EBITDA Margin16.717.66
Operating Margin10.342.47
Sales Turnover0.00.59
Return on Assets0.04.67
Return on Equity21.5121.33
Debt Q4 FY15 Q4 FY14
Current Ratio0.01.57
Debt/Capital0.640.68
Interest Expense0.062.0
Interest Coverage0.00.94


Share Data Q4 FY15 Q4 FY14
Shares outstanding (mil)147.8148.6
Div / share0.460.4
EPS0.830.11
Book value / share26.6623.62
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume1378924.01348425.0

Valuation


HOLD. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 19.87 for the Chemicals industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 20.18. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.19 indicates valuation on par with the S&P 500 average of 2.40 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 5.55. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, EASTMAN CHEMICAL CO proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
EMN 10.33 Peers 19.87   EMN 5.36 Peers 17.38

Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.

EMN is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 

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.

EMN is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
EMN 7.49 Peers 16.21   EMN 0.25 Peers 4.13

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

EMN is trading at a significant discount to 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.

EMN trades at a significant discount to its peers.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
EMN 2.19 Peers 5.55   EMN 14.57 Peers 4.43

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.

EMN 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.

EMN is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
EMN 0.90 Peers 1.84   EMN 1.27 Peers -4.64

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.

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

 

Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.

EMN has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

 

 

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