HUDSON TECHNOLOGIES INC's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2015 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 weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.57 which 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 11.05% 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||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Net Sales ($mil)||28.64||16.88|
|Net Income ($mil)||2.81||0.31|
|Balance Sheet||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||1.48||1.89|
|Total Assets ($mil)||83.55||51.86|
|Total Debt ($mil)||14.73||0.81|
|Profitability||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Gross Profit Margin||27.07||14.28|
|Return on Assets||4.2||-19.62|
|Return on Equity||7.16||-23.01|
|Debt||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Share Data||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||32.62||32.03|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||1.51||1.38|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||76213.0||107929.0|
HOLD. The current P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 29.48 for the Commercial Services & Supplies industry and a premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 19.38. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.96 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.58 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 4.29. The price-to-sales ratio is below the S&P 500 average and is well below the industry average, indicating a discount. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, HUDSON TECHNOLOGIES INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|HDSN 26.82||Peers 29.48||HDSN NM||Peers 13.56|
Average. An average P/E ratio can signify an industry neutral price for a stock and an average growth expectation.
HDSN is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.
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.
HDSN's P/CF is negative making the measure meaningless.
|HDSN 9.22||Peers 21.03||HDSN NM||Peers 1.41|
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.
HDSN's negative PEG ratio makes this valuation measure meaningless.
|HDSN 1.96||Peers 4.29||HDSN 127.50||Peers 103.41|
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.
Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
HDSN is expected to have an earnings growth rate that exceeds its peers.
|HDSN 1.30||Peers 1.92||HDSN 41.26||Peers 5.16|
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.
HDSN 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.
HDSN has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
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