HUDSON TECHNOLOGIES INC's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2014 has significantly increased when compared to the same period a year ago. The company has grown sales and net income significantly, outpacing the average growth rates of competitors within its industry. HUDSON TECHNOLOGIES INC has very weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.44 which clearly shows a lack of 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 56.65% 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 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Net Sales ($mil)||8.06||4.82|
|Net Income ($mil)||-1.08||-1.53|
|Balance Sheet||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||0.94||0.67|
|Total Assets ($mil)||59.94||52.37|
|Total Debt ($mil)||10.71||20.04|
|Profitability||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Gross Profit Margin||16.13||7.91|
|Return on Assets||-1.2||-11.15|
|Return on Equity||-1.63||-20.8|
|Debt||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Share Data||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||32.31||25.07|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||1.36||1.12|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||69658.0||116863.0|
HOLD. 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. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 3.12 indicates valuation on par with the S&P 500 average of 2.85 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 5.56. The current price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average and above 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 27.14||HDSN 80.74||Peers 14.23|
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 13.71||Peers 21.92||HDSN NA||Peers 1.13|
Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.
HDSN is trading at a discount to its peers.
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 3.12||Peers 5.56||HDSN 95.84||Peers 261.89|
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 2.46||Peers 2.01||HDSN -4.82||Peers 5.68|
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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