FORTUNA SILVER MINES INC's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2015 has decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have dropped, however the growth has outpaced the average competitor within the industry. FORTUNA SILVER MINES INC is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 3.60 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 9.61% 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||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Net Sales ($mil)||39.8||45.48|
|Net Income ($mil)||3.85||4.85|
|Balance Sheet||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||77.19||62.12|
|Total Assets ($mil)||351.26||318.35|
|Total Debt ($mil)||0.0||0.15|
|Profitability||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Gross Profit Margin||47.71||51.12|
|Return on Assets||4.15||-6.56|
|Return on Equity||5.27||-8.27|
|Debt||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Share Data||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||128.85||126.04|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||2.15||2.0|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||312919.0||301569.0|
HOLD. The current P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 53.83 for the Metals & Mining industry and a value on par with the S&P 500 average of 21.18. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.16 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.82 and a discount versus the industry average of 1.26. The current price-to-sales ratio is similar to the S&P 500 average, but it is above the industry average, indicating a premium. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, FORTUNA SILVER MINES INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|FSM 22.64||Peers 53.83||FSM 7.29||Peers 6.99|
Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.
FSM is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
Average. 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.
FSM is trading at a valuation on par to its peers.
|FSM NA||Peers 29.40||FSM NA||Peers 6.18|
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.
|FSM 1.16||Peers 1.26||FSM 168.75||Peers -69.80|
Average. 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.
FSM is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.
Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
FSM is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
|FSM 1.91||Peers 1.85||FSM 18.40||Peers 16.85|
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.
FSM is trading at a valuation on par with its industry on this measurement.
Average. Comparing a company's sales growth to its industry helps to determine if the company is adding or losing market share.
FSM is keeping pace with its peers on the basis of sales growth.
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