NEWMONT MINING CORP's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2014 has significantly increased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales decreased, the net income has increased. NEWMONT MINING CORP has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.40 which shows that technically this company has the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year, indicating improving cash flow.
At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained virtually unchanged only increasing by 1.31% 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 ($mil)||2017.0||2188.0|
|Net Income ($mil)||15.0||-1187.0|
|Balance Sheet||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||2476.0||1633.0|
|Total Assets ($mil)||24916.0||24764.0|
|Total Debt ($mil)||6646.0||6740.0|
|Profitability||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Gross Profit Margin||41.84||-64.99|
|Return on Assets||2.03||-10.23|
|Return on Equity||5.33||-25.58|
|Debt||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Share Data||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||498.67||497.68|
|Div / share||0.03||0.2|
|Book value / share||20.6||20.38|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||9564688.0||8531935.0|
HOLD. The current P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 29.69 for the Metals & Mining industry and a premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 19.92. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.28 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.81 and a discount versus the industry average of 1.69. The price-to-sales ratio is similar to the S&P 500 average, but it is significantly below the industry average, indicating a discount. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, NEWMONT MINING CORP proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|NEM 23.92||Peers 29.69||NEM 9.12||Peers 9.24|
Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.
NEM is trading at a discount to 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.
NEM is trading at a valuation on par to its peers.
|NEM 22.32||Peers 19.86||NEM 2.29||Peers 0.92|
Average. An average price-to-projected earnings ratio can signify an industry neutral stock price and average future growth expectations.
NEM is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.
Premium. 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.
NEM trades at a significant premium to its peers.
|NEM 1.28||Peers 1.69||NEM 121.11||Peers 20.70|
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.
NEM is trading at a discount to its peers.
Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
NEM is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
|NEM 1.80||Peers 2.41||NEM -13.34||Peers 1014.47|
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.
NEM 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.
NEM significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth
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