PRIMERO MINING CORP's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2014 has significantly 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 weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.94 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 increased by 13.14% 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||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Net Sales ($mil)||71.17||47.74|
|Net Income ($mil)||-109.96||-35.9|
|Balance Sheet||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||27.39||110.71|
|Total Assets ($mil)||1002.82||782.92|
|Total Debt ($mil)||95.39||27.21|
|Profitability||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Gross Profit Margin||-120.19||50.78|
|Return on Assets||-22.37||-0.54|
|Return on Equity||-29.99||-0.64|
|Debt||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Share Data||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||161.56||115.73|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||4.63||5.71|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||1360447.0||872308.0|
SELL. This stock?s P/E ratio is negative, making its value useless in the assessment of premium or discount valuation, only displaying that the company has negative earnings per share. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 0.76 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.81 and a discount versus the industry average of 1.69. The current price-to-sales ratio is above the S&P 500 average, but below the industry average. 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 29.69||PPP 12.90||Peers 9.24|
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.
Premium. 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 significant premium to its peers.
|PPP NA||Peers 19.86||PPP NA||Peers 0.92|
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 0.76||Peers 1.69||PPP NA||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.
PPP is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
Neutral. Higher earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
The growth rate for PPP is not available.
|PPP 2.08||Peers 2.41||PPP 37.08||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.
PPP is trading at a discount to its industry on this measurement.
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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