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Eagle Materials Inc
EXP : NYSE : Industrial Goods
$51.91 -1.00 | -1.90%
Today's Range: 50.96 - 53.14
Avg. Daily Volume: 796,100
02/11/16 - 2:59 PM ET

Financial Analysis


EAGLE MATERIALS INC's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2015 is essentially unchanged 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. EAGLE MATERIALS INC has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.08 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, indicating improving cash flow.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 7.84% 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 Q3 FY15 Q3 FY14
Net Sales ($mil)277.41291.53
EBITDA ($mil)85.7789.47
EBIT ($mil)60.5669.78
Net Income ($mil)45.8552.03


Balance Sheet Q3 FY15 Q3 FY14
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)15.7613.7
Total Assets ($mil)1888.571858.05
Total Debt ($mil)500.71517.76
Equity ($mil)1049.32973.02


Profitability Q3 FY15 Q3 FY14
Gross Profit Margin33.9133.9
EBITDA Margin30.9130.68
Operating Margin21.8323.94
Sales Turnover0.590.56
Return on Assets8.488.75
Return on Equity15.2616.71
Debt Q3 FY15 Q3 FY14
Current Ratio3.152.1
Debt/Capital0.320.35
Interest Expense4.04.1
Interest Coverage15.1317.0


Share Data Q3 FY15 Q3 FY14
Shares outstanding (mil)49.3150.28
Div / share0.20.2
EPS0.921.03
Book value / share21.2819.35
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume769202.0871294.0

Valuation


HOLD. The current P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 38.50 for the Construction Materials industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 21.13. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.57 indicates valuation on par with the S&P 500 average of 2.51 and a premium versus the industry average of 1.91. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
EXP 17.12 Peers 38.50   EXP 10.11 Peers 16.90

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

EXP 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.

EXP 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
EXP 13.00 Peers 25.71   EXP NM Peers 0.78

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

EXP 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.

EXP's negative PEG ratio makes this valuation measure meaningless.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
EXP 2.57 Peers 1.91   EXP -1.24 Peers 189.04

Premium. A higher price-to-book ratio makes a stock less attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.

EXP is trading at a significant premium to its peers.

 

Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

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

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
EXP 2.41 Peers 1.89   EXP 8.00 Peers 1.66

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.

EXP is trading at a significant premium to its industry.

 

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

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

 

 

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