GENESIS ENERGY -LP's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2014 has decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales decreased, the net income has increased, representing an increase to the bottom line. GENESIS ENERGY -LP has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.77 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 increased by 11.97% 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||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Net Sales ($mil)||847.28||961.04|
|Net Income ($mil)||26.17||17.89|
|Balance Sheet||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||9.46||8.87|
|Total Assets ($mil)||3230.37||2862.2|
|Total Debt ($mil)||1601.04||1283.57|
|Profitability||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Gross Profit Margin||4.82||5.46|
|Return on Assets||3.28||3.0|
|Return on Equity||8.63||7.65|
|Debt||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Share Data||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||95.03||88.69|
|Div / share||0.58||0.52|
|Book value / share||12.94||12.38|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||452041.0||435848.0|
BUY. GENESIS ENERGY -LP's P/E ratio indicates a significant premium compared to an average of 22.70 for the Oil, Gas & Consumable Fuels industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 19.92. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 3.49 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.81 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 12.65. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount.
|GEL 37.93||Peers 22.70||GEL NA||Peers 12.70|
Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.
GEL is trading at a significant premium to its peers.
Neutral. The P/CF ratio is the stock’s price divided by the sum of the company's cash flow from operations. It is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.
Ratio not available.
|GEL 22.02||Peers 32.77||GEL 0.95||Peers 0.60|
Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.
GEL is trading at a discount to its peers.
Premium. 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.
GEL trades at a significant premium to its peers.
|GEL 3.49||Peers 12.65||GEL 19.00||Peers 37.56|
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.
GEL is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
However, GEL is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|GEL 1.12||Peers 2.27||GEL -6.99||Peers 8.57|
Discount. 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.
GEL is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.
Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.
GEL significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth
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