MACQUARIE INFRASTRUCTURE CP's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2015 has significantly increased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased. MACQUARIE INFRASTRUCTURE CP has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.61 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 204.44% 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||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Net Sales ($mil)||398.5||276.2|
|Net Income ($mil)||-89.0||20.37|
|Balance Sheet||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||110.88||247.13|
|Total Assets ($mil)||6584.77||2460.64|
|Total Debt ($mil)||1968.59||987.91|
|Profitability||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Gross Profit Margin||56.7||41.53|
|Return on Assets||14.16||1.85|
|Return on Equity||30.04||4.48|
|Debt||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Share Data||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||77.41||56.46|
|Div / share||1.02||0.91|
|Book value / share||40.1||18.06|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||532385.0||400672.0|
BUY. MACQUARIE INFRASTRUCTURE CP's P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 18.79 for the Transportation Infrastructure industry and a significant discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 20.83. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.12 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.88 and a discount versus the industry average of 2.80. 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 INFRASTRUCTURE CP proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|MIC 6.48||Peers 18.79||MIC 21.23||Peers 19.28|
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.
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.
MIC is trading at a premium to its peers.
|MIC 43.37||Peers 23.25||MIC NM||Peers 3.10|
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.
MIC'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.
MIC's negative PEG ratio makes this valuation measure meaningless.
|MIC 2.12||Peers 2.80||MIC 1461.90||Peers 550.46|
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 4.47||Peers 6.43||MIC 39.90||Peers 18.61|
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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