MCEWEN MINING INC's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2014 has significantly 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. MCEWEN MINING INC has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.05 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.
At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has significantly decreased by 40.91% 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 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Net Sales ($mil)||13.68||10.25|
|Net Income ($mil)||-212.78||-11.34|
|Balance Sheet||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||13.46||24.32|
|Total Assets ($mil)||522.96||923.07|
|Total Debt ($mil)||0.0||0.0|
|Profitability||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Gross Profit Margin||-1678.0||-264.9|
|Return on Assets||-59.64||-16.0|
|Return on Equity||-70.7||-19.78|
|Debt||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Share Data||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||300.1||297.16|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||1.47||2.51|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||1454411.0||3969406.0|
SELL. The current P/E ratio is negative, which has no meaningful value in the assessment of premium or discount valuation, it simply displays that the company has negative earnings. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 0.68 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.81 and a discount versus the industry average of 1.59. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium. The valuation analysis reveals that, MCEWEN MINING INC seems to be trading at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.
|MUX NM||Peers 27.69||MUX NM||Peers 8.65|
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.
MUX's P/E is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.
Neutral. 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.
MUX's P/CF is negative making the measure meaningless.
|MUX 20.00||Peers 22.41||MUX NA||Peers 1.41|
Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.
MUX 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.
Ratio not available.
|MUX 0.68||Peers 1.59||MUX -108.00||Peers 85.54|
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.
MUX 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, MUX is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|MUX 6.62||Peers 2.41||MUX -1.48||Peers 47.83|
Premium. 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.
MUX is trading at a significant premium to its industry.
Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.
MUX significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth
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