GENCO SHIPPING & TRADING's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2015 has significantly decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales decreased, the net income has increased. GENCO SHIPPING & TRADING has very weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.25 which clearly shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year, indicating deteriorating cash flow.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 5.91% from the same quarter last year. The key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is in a position in which financial difficulties could develop in the near future.
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|Income Statement||Q4 FY15||Q4 FY14|
|Net Sales ($mil)||34.95||55.7|
|Net Income ($mil)||-49.5||-164.0|
|Balance Sheet||Q4 FY15||Q4 FY14|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||140.57||93.16|
|Total Assets ($mil)||1724.07||1752.91|
|Total Debt ($mil)||588.43||430.14|
|Profitability||Q4 FY15||Q4 FY14|
|Gross Profit Margin||-9.74||31.41|
|Return on Assets||-11.3||-64.66|
|Return on Equity||-17.62||-108.54|
|Debt||Q4 FY15||Q4 FY14|
|Share Data||Q4 FY15||Q4 FY14|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||72.9||61.54|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||15.17||16.97|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||336052.0||247378.0|
SELL. The current P/E ratio is negative, which has no meaningful value in the assessment of premium or discount valuation, it simply displays that the company has negative earnings. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 0.06 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.74 and a discount versus the industry average of 1.33. 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, GENCO SHIPPING & TRADING proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|GNK NM||Peers 13.95||GNK NM||Peers 5.02|
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.
GNK'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.
GNK's P/CF is negative making the measure meaningless.
|GNK NM||Peers 15.53||GNK NA||Peers 3.86|
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.
GNK'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.
|GNK 0.06||Peers 1.33||GNK 84.81||Peers 33.34|
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.
GNK 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.
GNK is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
|GNK 0.43||Peers 1.47||GNK -30.30||Peers 7.94|
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.
GNK 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.
GNK significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth
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