NABORS INDUSTRIES LTD's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2015 has increased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales decreased, the net income has increased.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has decreased by 17.75% from the same quarter last year.
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|Income Statement||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Net Sales ($mil)||1414.71||1589.62|
|Net Income ($mil)||123.63||50.67|
|Balance Sheet||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||621.17||424.77|
|Total Assets ($mil)||10604.6||12187.07|
|Total Debt ($mil)||3825.46||3817.77|
|Profitability||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Gross Profit Margin||35.0||33.21|
|Return on Assets||-5.61||0.76|
|Return on Equity||-11.99||1.78|
|Debt||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Share Data||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||289.41||297.36|
|Div / share||0.06||0.04|
|Book value / share||17.13||20.28|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||9344299.0||1.1043117E7|
HOLD. 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. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 0.91 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.86 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 5.24. 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, NABORS INDUSTRIES LTD proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|NBR NM||Peers 23.25||NBR NA||Peers 9.88|
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.
NBR's P/E is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.
Neutral. The P/CF ratio is the stock’s price divided by the sum of the company's cash flow from operations. It is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.
Ratio not available.
|NBR NM||Peers 53.80||NBR NA||Peers 1.17|
Neutral. The absence of a valid price-to-projected earnings ratio happens when a stock can not be valued on the basis of a negative expected future earnings.
NBR's ratio is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.
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.
|NBR 0.91||Peers 5.24||NBR -677.77||Peers -9.15|
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 0.68||Peers 1.71||NBR 6.81||Peers 5.51|
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.
Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.
NBR has a sales growth rate that exceeds its peers.
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