HUDSON TECHNOLOGIES INC's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2014 has significantly decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. The company has grown sales and net income during the past quarter when compared with the same quarter a year ago, however, it was unable to keep up with the growth of the average competitor within its industry. HUDSON TECHNOLOGIES INC has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.20 which shows that technically this company has the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year.
At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has greatly increased by 49.29% from the same quarter last year. Together, the key liquidity measurements indicate that it is relatively unlikely that the company will face financial difficulties in the near future.
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|Income Statement||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Net Sales ($mil)||15.3||15.17|
|Net Income ($mil)||-0.11||-9.12|
|Balance Sheet||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||1.17||3.94|
|Total Assets ($mil)||53.12||59.56|
|Total Debt ($mil)||0.73||22.82|
|Profitability||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Gross Profit Margin||11.18||15.15|
|Return on Assets||-2.2||-2.26|
|Return on Equity||-2.65||-4.56|
|Debt||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Share Data||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||32.03||25.07|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||1.38||1.18|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||192652.0||74330.0|
HOLD. 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. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.61 indicates valuation on par with the S&P 500 average of 2.76 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 4.13. The current price-to-sales ratio is above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium. The valuation analysis reveals that, HUDSON TECHNOLOGIES INC seems to be trading at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.
|HDSN NM||Peers 57.69||HDSN 30.59||Peers 13.95|
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.
HDSN's P/E is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.
Premium. 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.
HDSN is trading at a significant premium to its peers.
|HDSN 17.51||Peers 21.97||HDSN NA||Peers 2.66|
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.
HDSN'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.
|HDSN 2.61||Peers 4.13||HDSN 42.86||Peers 109.14|
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.
HDSN 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, HDSN is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|HDSN 2.19||Peers 1.98||HDSN -10.42||Peers 5.99|
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.
HDSN is trading at a premium to its industry on this measurement.
Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.
HDSN significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth
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