NABORS INDUSTRIES LTD's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2014 is essentially unchanged 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. NABORS INDUSTRIES LTD has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.47 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.
At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained virtually unchanged only increasing by 1.32% 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||Q2 FY14||Q2 FY13|
|Net Sales ($mil)||1616.98||1457.97|
|Net Income ($mil)||65.68||-3.61|
|Balance Sheet||Q2 FY14||Q2 FY13|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||486.34||607.96|
|Total Assets ($mil)||12436.0||12266.9|
|Total Debt ($mil)||3956.5||4082.64|
|Profitability||Q2 FY14||Q2 FY13|
|Gross Profit Margin||34.04||33.31|
|Return on Assets||1.31||1.63|
|Return on Equity||2.47||5.15|
|Debt||Q2 FY14||Q2 FY13|
|Share Data||Q2 FY14||Q2 FY13|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||299.72||295.01|
|Div / share||0.04||0.04|
|Book value / share||20.26||20.31|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||4327927.0||4380356.0|
HOLD. NABORS INDUSTRIES LTD's P/E ratio indicates a significant premium compared to an average of 19.46 for the Energy Equipment & Services industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 19.56. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.12 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.70 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 3.13. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount.
|NBR 46.45||Peers 19.46||NBR 4.23||Peers 12.06|
Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.
NBR is trading at a significant premium 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.
NBR is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
|NBR 10.70||Peers 16.58||NBR 0.33||Peers 1.49|
Premium. A higher price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher future growth expectations.
NBR is trading at a premium to 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.
NBR trades at a significant discount to its peers.
|NBR 1.12||Peers 3.13||NBR -53.78||Peers 23.75|
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.
NBR 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, NBR is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|NBR 1.07||Peers 2.12||NBR 1.13||Peers 9.54|
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.
NBR 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.
NBR significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth
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