GEVO INC's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2015 has significantly 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. GEVO INC has strong liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.65 which shows the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company managed to increase its liquidity from the same period a year ago, despite already having strong liquidity to begin with. This would indicate improved cash flow.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has decreased by 8.00% from the same quarter last year. The key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is unlikely to face financial difficulties in the near future.
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|Income Statement||Q3 FY15||Q3 FY14|
|Net Sales ($mil)||8.02||10.14|
|Net Income ($mil)||-6.52||-0.94|
|Balance Sheet||Q3 FY15||Q3 FY14|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||16.2||14.01|
|Total Assets ($mil)||100.95||107.48|
|Total Debt ($mil)||37.68||39.3|
|Profitability||Q3 FY15||Q3 FY14|
|Gross Profit Margin||-14.87||-2.42|
|Return on Assets||-38.93||-44.09|
|Return on Equity||-74.28||-82.39|
|Debt||Q3 FY15||Q3 FY14|
|Share Data||Q3 FY15||Q3 FY14|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||16.95||6.64|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||3.12||8.66|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||612194.0||467745.0|
SELL. This stock’s P/E ratio is negative, making its value useless in the assessment of premium or discount valuation, only displaying that the company has negative earnings per share. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 0.14 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.51 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 7.18. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount. After reviewing these and other key valuation criteria, GEVO INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|GEVO NM||Peers 47.41||GEVO NM||Peers 7.08|
Neutral. The absence of a valid P/E ratio happens when a stock can not be valued on the basis of a negative stream of earnings.
GEVO's P/E is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.
Neutral. 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.
GEVO's P/CF is negative making the measure meaningless.
|GEVO NM||Peers 65.23||GEVO NA||Peers 1.87|
Neutral. The absence of a valid price-to-projected earnings ratio happens when a stock can not be valued on the basis of a negative expected future earnings.
GEVO's ratio is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.
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.
|GEVO 0.14||Peers 7.18||GEVO 64.65||Peers -397.76|
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.
GEVO 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.
GEVO is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
|GEVO 0.23||Peers 1.71||GEVO 58.06||Peers -26.65|
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.
GEVO is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.
Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.
GEVO has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
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