PRIMERO MINING CORP's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2014 has decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased, representing a decrease to the bottom line. PRIMERO MINING CORP has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.19 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.
At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has greatly increased by 39.93% 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 ($mil)||79.67||52.48|
|Net Income ($mil)||0.57||4.24|
|Balance Sheet||Q2 FY14||Q2 FY13|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||44.17||130.39|
|Total Assets ($mil)||1207.6||780.32|
|Total Debt ($mil)||88.83||32.21|
|Profitability||Q2 FY14||Q2 FY13|
|Gross Profit Margin||49.31||60.34|
|Return on Assets||-2.84||4.4|
|Return on Equity||-3.58||5.02|
|Debt||Q2 FY14||Q2 FY13|
|Share Data||Q2 FY14||Q2 FY13|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||159.89||115.44|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||5.99||5.93|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||565883.0||591524.0|
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. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.00 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.76 and a discount versus the industry average of 1.96. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium. The valuation analysis reveals that, PRIMERO MINING CORP seems to be trading at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.
|PPP NM||Peers 32.18||PPP 15.55||Peers 14.96|
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 50.06||PPP NA||Peers 0.85|
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 1.00||Peers 1.96||PPP -182.85||Peers -78.95|
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.
Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
However, PPP is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|PPP 4.18||Peers 2.62||PPP 27.00||Peers 48.95|
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.
PPP is trading at a significant premium to its industry.
Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.
PPP significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth
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