FURMANITE CORP's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2014 has significantly decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased. FURMANITE CORP is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 2.26 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 10.61% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is very unlikely to face financial difficulties in the near future.
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|Income Statement||Q2 FY14||Q2 FY13|
|Net Sales ($mil)||146.24||108.38|
|Net Income ($mil)||4.51||6.76|
|Balance Sheet||Q2 FY14||Q2 FY13|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||37.78||24.69|
|Total Assets ($mil)||297.49||241.82|
|Total Debt ($mil)||64.4||42.41|
|Profitability||Q2 FY14||Q2 FY13|
|Gross Profit Margin||25.35||33.84|
|Return on Assets||3.43||3.76|
|Return on Equity||7.25||7.15|
|Debt||Q2 FY14||Q2 FY13|
|Share Data||Q2 FY14||Q2 FY13|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||37.63||37.42|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||3.75||3.41|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||210039.0||164891.0|
BUY. FURMANITE CORP's P/E ratio indicates a premium compared to an average of 20.64 for the Construction & Engineering industry and a premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 18.06. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.01 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.49 and a premium versus the industry average of 1.78. The current price-to-sales ratio is well below the S&P 500 average, but above the industry average. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, FURMANITE CORP proves to trade at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.
|FRM 26.89||Peers 20.64||FRM 11.79||Peers 14.51|
Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.
FRM 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.
FRM is trading at a discount to its peers.
|FRM 11.77||Peers 21.67||FRM 1.24||Peers 3.64|
Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.
FRM is trading at a 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.
FRM trades at a significant discount to its peers.
|FRM 2.01||Peers 1.78||FRM 12.00||Peers 33.51|
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.
FRM is trading at a premium to its peers.
Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
However, FRM is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|FRM 0.57||Peers 0.52||FRM 36.82||Peers 11.50|
Average. 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.
FRM is trading at a valuation on par with its industry on this measurement.
Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.
FRM has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
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