MYR GROUP INC's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2014 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. The company managed to grow both sales and net income at a faster pace than the average competitor in its industry this quarter as compared to the same quarter a year ago. MYR GROUP INC has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.24 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 9.55% 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||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Net Sales ($mil)||248.47||232.89|
|Net Income ($mil)||8.4||8.32|
|Balance Sheet||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||64.61||62.89|
|Total Assets ($mil)||528.7||513.69|
|Total Debt ($mil)||0.0||0.0|
|Profitability||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Gross Profit Margin||16.57||17.06|
|Return on Assets||6.13||6.71|
|Return on Equity||10.42||12.14|
|Debt||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Share Data||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||20.96||21.13|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||14.85||13.45|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||82687.0||123000.0|
BUY. The current P/E ratio indicates a premium compared to an average of 17.88 for the Construction & Engineering industry and a value on par with the S&P 500 average of 19.92. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.82 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.81 and a premium versus the industry average of 1.75. The current price-to-sales ratio is well below the S&P 500 average, but above the industry average. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, MYR GROUP INC proves to trade at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.
|MYRG 18.02||Peers 17.88||MYRG 10.01||Peers 21.37|
Average. An average P/E ratio can signify an industry neutral price for a stock and an average growth expectation.
MYRG is trading at a valuation on par with 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.
MYRG is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
|MYRG 17.11||Peers 24.83||MYRG NM||Peers 6.61|
Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.
MYRG 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.
MYRG's negative PEG ratio makes this valuation measure meaningless.
|MYRG 1.82||Peers 1.75||MYRG -6.25||Peers -11.76|
Average. 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.
MYRG is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.
Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
MYRG is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
|MYRG 0.60||Peers 0.48||MYRG 5.76||Peers 5.50|
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.
MYRG is trading at a premium to its industry on this measurement.
Average. Comparing a company's sales growth to its industry helps to determine if the company is adding or losing market share.
MYRG is keeping pace with its peers on the basis of sales growth.
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