MAGNUM HUNTER RESOURCES CORP's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2014 has significantly decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales decreased, the net income has increased. MAGNUM HUNTER RESOURCES CORP has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.58 which shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has decreased by 21.58% 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||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Net Sales ($mil)||59.85||90.18|
|Net Income ($mil)||103.45||-46.54|
|Balance Sheet||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||57.04||48.98|
|Total Assets ($mil)||1669.83||1856.65|
|Total Debt ($mil)||948.73||879.91|
|Profitability||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Gross Profit Margin||-393.47||38.39|
|Return on Assets||-8.59||-11.96|
|Return on Equity||-45.23||-42.43|
|Debt||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Share Data||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||200.51||171.49|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||2.65||3.96|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||7098222.0||6296210.0|
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. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 0.95 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.82 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 11.28. 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, MAGNUM HUNTER RESOURCES CORP proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|MHR NM||Peers 22.67||MHR NM||Peers 12.59|
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.
MHR'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.
MHR's P/CF is negative making the measure meaningless.
|MHR NM||Peers 30.87||MHR NA||Peers 0.58|
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.
MHR'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.
|MHR 0.95||Peers 11.28||MHR 24.27||Peers 35.53|
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.
MHR 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, MHR is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|MHR 1.30||Peers 2.28||MHR 28.54||Peers 8.67|
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.
MHR 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.
MHR has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
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