MACQUARIE INFRASTRUCT CO LLC's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2014 has 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. MACQUARIE INFRASTRUCT CO LLC has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.74 which shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year.
At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has greatly increased by 167.42% 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 ($mil)||405.14||260.53|
|Net Income ($mil)||20.97||15.82|
|Balance Sheet||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||69.3||282.23|
|Total Assets ($mil)||6625.19||2500.87|
|Total Debt ($mil)||2397.07||997.19|
|Profitability||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Gross Profit Margin||49.67||41.63|
|Return on Assets||15.72||1.24|
|Return on Equity||37.38||2.99|
|Debt||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Share Data||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||71.09||56.3|
|Div / share||0.98||0.88|
|Book value / share||39.21||18.51|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||491939.0||467840.0|
BUY. MACQUARIE INFRASTRUCT CO LLC's P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 16.56 for the Transportation Infrastructure industry and a significant discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 19.72. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.10 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.78 and a discount versus the industry average of 2.35. The price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average, but well below the industry average. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, MACQUARIE INFRASTRUCT CO LLC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|MIC 5.60||Peers 16.56||MIC 23.24||Peers 22.01|
Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.
MIC is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
Average. 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.
MIC is trading at a valuation on par to its peers.
|MIC 49.79||Peers 29.54||MIC NM||Peers 1.70|
Premium. A higher price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher future growth expectations.
MIC is trading at a significant premium 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.
MIC's negative PEG ratio makes this valuation measure meaningless.
|MIC 2.10||Peers 2.35||MIC 2350.00||Peers 909.67|
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.
MIC is trading at a discount to its peers.
Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
MIC is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
|MIC 4.33||Peers 6.47||MIC 29.76||Peers 15.38|
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.
MIC 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.
MIC has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
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