FORTUNA SILVER MINES INC's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2014 has increased when compared to the same period a year ago. The company grew its sales and net income significantly quarter versus same quarter a year prior, and was able to outpace the average competitor in the industry when comparing revenue growth, but not when comparing net income growth. FORTUNA SILVER MINES INC is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 2.94 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year.
At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained virtually unchanged only increasing by 1.91% 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||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Net Sales ($mil)||46.38||30.2|
|Net Income ($mil)||7.82||-0.26|
|Balance Sheet||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||72.29||41.82|
|Total Assets ($mil)||342.41||311.17|
|Total Debt ($mil)||0.02||0.31|
|Profitability||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Gross Profit Margin||49.49||42.44|
|Return on Assets||0.17||1.38|
|Return on Equity||0.22||1.63|
|Debt||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Share Data||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||127.16||125.97|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||2.11||2.09|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||287408.0||231128.0|
HOLD. FORTUNA SILVER MINES INC's price-to-book ratio of 2.16 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.76 and a premium versus the industry average of 1.58. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, FORTUNA SILVER MINES INC seems to be trading at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.
|FSM NA||Peers 22.53||FSM 8.53||Peers 9.29|
Neutral. A lower P/E ratio can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth potential.
Ratio not available.
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 18.13||FSM NA||Peers 0.46|
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 2.16||Peers 1.58||FSM -100.00||Peers -91.05|
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.
FSM 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, FSM is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|FSM 3.35||Peers 2.28||FSM 24.22||Peers 1000.85|
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.
FSM 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.
FSM significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth
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