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ArcelorMittal SA
MT : NYSE : Basic Materials

$16.15 0.03 | 0.19%
Today's Range: 16.10 - 16.18
Avg. Daily Volume: 6,173,700
04/16/14 - 10:06 AM ET

Financial Analysis


ARCELORMITTAL SA's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2013 has significantly increased when compared to the same period a year ago. The company has grown sales and net income during the past quarter when compared with the same quarter a year ago, however, it was unable to keep up with the growth of the average competitor within its industry. ARCELORMITTAL SA has very weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.45 which clearly 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 remained virtually unchanged only decreasing by 3.73% from the same quarter last year. The key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is in a position in which financial difficulties could develop in the near future.

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Income Statement Q4 FY13 Q4 FY12
Net Sales ($mil)19848.019309.0
EBITDA ($mil)1647.0554.0
EBIT ($mil)384.0-686.0
Net Income ($mil)-1227.0-3808.0


Balance Sheet Q4 FY13 Q4 FY12
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)6232.04536.0
Total Assets ($mil)112308.0114573.0
Total Debt ($mil)22311.026304.0
Equity ($mil)49793.051723.0


Profitability Q4 FY13 Q4 FY12
Gross Profit Margin8.32.87
EBITDA Margin8.292.86
Operating Margin1.93-3.55
Sales Turnover0.710.74
Return on Assets-2.26-2.92
Return on Equity-5.22-6.5
Debt Q4 FY13 Q4 FY12
Current Ratio1.351.33
Debt/Capital0.310.34
Interest Expense419.0478.0
Interest Coverage0.92-1.44


Share Data Q4 FY13 Q4 FY12
Shares outstanding (mil)1653.61549.11
Div / share0.00.19
EPS-0.69-2.47
Book value / share30.1133.39
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume5984370.04732332.0

Valuation


HOLD. This stock?s P/E ratio is negative, making its value useless in the assessment of premium or discount valuation, only displaying that the company has negative earnings per share. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 0.55 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.52 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 2.12. 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, ARCELORMITTAL SA 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
MT NM Peers 231.99   MT 6.33 Peers 10.50

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.

MT's P/E is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.

 

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.

MT 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
MT 12.65 Peers 16.51   MT NA Peers 3.41

Average. An average price-to-projected earnings ratio can signify an industry neutral stock price and average future growth expectations.

MT is trading at a valuation on par with 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.

Ratio not available.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
MT 0.55 Peers 2.12   MT 34.53 Peers -124.19

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.

MT 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.

MT 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
MT 0.34 Peers 2.81   MT -5.67 Peers -0.60

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.

MT is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.

 

Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.

MT significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth

 

 

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