FIBRIA CELULOSE SA'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 fell significantly, underperforming compared to the average company in its industry. FIBRIA CELULOSE SA has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.82 which shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The liquidity decreased from the same period a year ago, despite already having weak liquidity to begin with. This would indicate deteriorating cash flow.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has decreased by 8.63% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is in a position in which financial difficulties could develop in the future.
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|Income Statement||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Net Sales ($mil)||561.48||822.06|
|Net Income ($mil)||-177.14||25.92|
|Balance Sheet||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||658.07||726.92|
|Total Assets ($mil)||10606.54||11921.41|
|Total Debt ($mil)||3501.99||4274.59|
|Profitability||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Gross Profit Margin||42.58||49.61|
|Return on Assets||0.48||-1.74|
|Return on Equity||0.85||-3.15|
|Debt||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Share Data||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||553.94||553.94|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||10.86||11.89|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||1442245.0||1270064.0|
SELL. FIBRIA CELULOSE SA's P/E ratio indicates a significant premium compared to an average of 38.77 for the Paper & Forest Products industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 19.74. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.05 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.73 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 2.62. The price-to-sales ratio is above the S&P 500 average and well above the industry average, indicating a premium. The valuation analysis reveals that, FIBRIA CELULOSE SA seems to be trading at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.
|FBR 126.67||Peers 38.77||FBR 7.14||Peers 8.27|
Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.
FBR is trading at a significant premium 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.
FBR is trading at a discount to its peers.
|FBR 12.71||Peers 17.55||FBR NM||Peers 2.54|
Average. An average price-to-projected earnings ratio can signify an industry neutral stock price and average future growth expectations.
FBR is trading at a valuation on par with 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.
FBR's negative PEG ratio makes this valuation measure meaningless.
|FBR 1.05||Peers 2.62||FBR 125.00||Peers 68.97|
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.
FBR 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.
FBR is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
|FBR 2.28||Peers 1.14||FBR -11.16||Peers 3.59|
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.
FBR 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.
FBR significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth
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