PRIMERO MINING CORP's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2015 has increased 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. PRIMERO MINING CORP has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.73 which shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has decreased by 12.49% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is in a position in which financial difficulties could develop in the future.
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|Income Statement||Q3 FY15||Q3 FY14|
|Net Sales ($mil)||79.22||75.5|
|Net Income ($mil)||-5.4||-99.48|
|Balance Sheet||Q3 FY15||Q3 FY14|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||43.1||22.06|
|Total Assets ($mil)||1011.08||1092.37|
|Total Debt ($mil)||115.58||86.99|
|Profitability||Q3 FY15||Q3 FY14|
|Gross Profit Margin||47.16||41.06|
|Return on Assets||-11.72||-12.67|
|Return on Equity||-15.9||-16.26|
|Debt||Q3 FY15||Q3 FY14|
|Share Data||Q3 FY15||Q3 FY14|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||162.49||159.98|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||4.59||5.32|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||597512.0||1204237.0|
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 0.52 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.48 and a discount versus the industry average of 1.13. The price-to-sales ratio is below the S&P 500 average and is well below the industry average, indicating a discount. After reviewing these and other key valuation criteria, PRIMERO MINING CORP proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|PPP NM||Peers 38.01||PPP 5.51||Peers 6.10|
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.
PPP's P/E is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.
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.
PPP is trading at a valuation on par to its peers.
|PPP NA||Peers 79.62||PPP NA||Peers 9.50|
Neutral. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth potential.
Ratio not available.
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.
|PPP 0.52||Peers 1.13||PPP 22.92||Peers -128.33|
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.
PPP is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
PPP is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
|PPP 1.34||Peers 1.86||PPP 15.88||Peers -7.84|
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.
PPP 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.
PPP has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
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