MATRIX SERVICE CO's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2015 has decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased, representing a decrease to the bottom line. MATRIX SERVICE CO has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.01 which shows that technically this company has the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year, indicating deteriorating cash flow.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 16.08% 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||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Net Sales ($mil)||321.68||226.22|
|Net Income ($mil)||5.91||6.55|
|Balance Sheet||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||72.75||79.76|
|Total Assets ($mil)||548.31||428.99|
|Total Debt ($mil)||11.34||2.43|
|Profitability||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Gross Profit Margin||10.62||12.91|
|Return on Assets||6.41||6.03|
|Return on Equity||12.29||10.49|
|Debt||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Share Data||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||26.52||26.14|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||10.79||9.43|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||414797.0||268166.0|
HOLD. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 17.28 for the Energy Equipment & Services industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 19.87. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.06 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.74 and a discount versus the industry average of 3.06. 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, MATRIX SERVICE CO proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|MTRX 17.11||Peers 17.28||MTRX 9.27||Peers 9.82|
Average. An average P/E ratio can signify an industry neutral price for a stock and an average growth expectation.
MTRX is trading at a valuation on par with 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.
MTRX is trading at a valuation on par to its peers.
|MTRX 11.74||Peers 14.85||MTRX 1.26||Peers 1.69|
Average. An average price-to-projected earnings ratio can signify an industry neutral stock price and average future growth expectations.
MTRX is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.
Discount. 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.
MTRX trades at a significant discount to its peers.
|MTRX 2.06||Peers 3.06||MTRX 31.31||Peers 54.58|
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.
MTRX 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, MTRX is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|MTRX 0.43||Peers 1.86||MTRX 49.42||Peers 11.06|
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.
MTRX 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.
MTRX has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
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