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Huntsman Corp
HUN : NYSE : Basic Materials
$8.37 | %
Today's Range: 0.00 - 0.00
Avg. Daily Volume: 4,621,700
02/09/16 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis


HUNTSMAN CORP's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2015 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have dropped, although the growth in net income underperformed the average competitor within the industry, the revenue growth did not. HUNTSMAN CORP has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.00 which shows that technically this company has the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year, indicating deteriorating cash flow.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has significantly decreased by 28.24% 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 FY15 Q3 FY14
Net Sales ($mil)2638.02884.0
EBITDA ($mil)303.0354.0
EBIT ($mil)200.0258.0
Net Income ($mil)55.0188.0


Balance Sheet Q3 FY15 Q3 FY14
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)437.0592.0
Total Assets ($mil)10236.09409.0
Total Debt ($mil)4874.04032.0
Equity ($mil)1603.02234.0


Profitability Q3 FY15 Q3 FY14
Gross Profit Margin21.8321.19
EBITDA Margin11.4812.27
Operating Margin7.588.95
Sales Turnover1.071.2
Return on Assets0.494.27
Return on Equity3.4918.35
Debt Q3 FY15 Q3 FY14
Current Ratio2.062.12
Debt/Capital0.750.64
Interest Expense49.049.0
Interest Coverage4.085.27


Share Data Q3 FY15 Q3 FY14
Shares outstanding (mil)244.2242.76
Div / share0.130.13
EPS0.220.76
Book value / share6.569.2
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume4490477.04815976.0

Valuation


HOLD. HUNTSMAN CORP's P/E ratio indicates a significant premium compared to an average of 21.79 for the Chemicals industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 21.13. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.43 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.51 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 5.85. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
HUN 40.91 Peers 21.79   HUN 2.86 Peers 15.11

Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.

HUN is trading at a significant premium to its peers.

 

Discount. 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.

HUN is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
HUN 4.98 Peers 16.92   HUN 1.44 Peers 3.20

Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.

HUN is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 

Discount. 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.

HUN trades at a significant discount to its peers.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
HUN 1.43 Peers 5.85   HUN -86.15 Peers -56.38

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.

HUN 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, HUN is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
HUN 0.21 Peers 1.95   HUN -3.66 Peers -7.76

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.

HUN 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.

HUN has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

 

 

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