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Metaldyne Performance Group Inc
MPG : NYSE : Consumer Goods
$15.72 | %
Today's Range: 0.00 - 0.00
Avg. Daily Volume: 121,100
05/05/16 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis


METALDYNE PERFORMANCE GROUP's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2015 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales decreased, the net income has increased. METALDYNE PERFORMANCE GROUP has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.33 which shows that technically this company has the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year, indicating improving cash flow.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 21.75% 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 Q4 FY15 Q4 FY14
Net Sales ($mil)735.21762.17
EBITDA ($mil)105.94116.03
EBIT ($mil)48.2457.67
Net Income ($mil)20.5510.24


Balance Sheet Q4 FY15 Q4 FY14
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)168.16156.5
Total Assets ($mil)3177.193224.61
Total Debt ($mil)1884.431961.8
Equity ($mil)636.14522.46


Profitability Q4 FY15 Q4 FY14
Gross Profit Margin24.0623.14
EBITDA Margin14.415.22
Operating Margin6.567.57
Sales Turnover0.960.0
Return on Assets3.940.0
Return on Equity19.690.0
Debt Q4 FY15 Q4 FY14
Current Ratio1.911.72
Debt/Capital0.750.79
Interest Expense26.929.58
Interest Coverage1.791.95


Share Data Q4 FY15 Q4 FY14
Shares outstanding (mil)67.8767.08
Div / share0.090.0
EPS0.290.16
Book value / share9.377.79
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume127228.0168089.0

Valuation


SELL. METALDYNE PERFORMANCE GROUP's P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 31.78 for the Auto Components industry and a significant discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 23.99. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.73 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.74 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 3.86. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, METALDYNE PERFORMANCE GROUP proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
MPG 8.98 Peers 31.78   MPG 3.34 Peers 10.12

Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.

MPG is trading at a significant discount 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.

MPG 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
MPG 8.13 Peers 11.44   MPG NM Peers 0.82

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

MPG 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.

MPG's negative PEG ratio makes this valuation measure meaningless.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
MPG 1.73 Peers 3.86   MPG 1031.25 Peers -3.81

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.

MPG 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.

MPG is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
MPG 0.36 Peers 2.06   MPG 299.81 Peers 1.30

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.

MPG 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.

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

 

 

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