QUANTA SERVICES INC's gross profit margin for the fourth 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. QUANTA SERVICES INC has strong liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.76 which shows the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year, indicating deteriorating cash flow.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 6.61% from the same quarter last year. The key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is unlikely to face financial difficulties in the near future.
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|Income Statement||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Net Sales ($mil)||2052.98||1817.62|
|Net Income ($mil)||66.58||166.7|
|Balance Sheet||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||190.52||488.78|
|Total Assets ($mil)||6312.02||5793.25|
|Total Debt ($mil)||81.37||2.23|
|Profitability||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Gross Profit Margin||15.47||18.6|
|Return on Assets||4.7||6.93|
|Return on Equity||6.58||9.49|
|Debt||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Share Data||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||217.68||216.44|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||20.74||19.56|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||2688095.0||1569208.0|
BUY. The current P/E ratio indicates a premium compared to an average of 17.88 for the Construction & Engineering industry and a value on par with the S&P 500 average of 19.92. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.39 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.81 and a discount versus the industry average of 1.75. The current price-to-sales ratio is well below the S&P 500 average, but above the industry average. The valuation analysis reveals that, QUANTA SERVICES INC seems to be trading at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.
|PWR 21.38||Peers 17.88||PWR NA||Peers 21.37|
Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.
PWR is trading at a premium to its peers.
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.
|PWR 11.64||Peers 24.83||PWR 0.32||Peers 6.61|
Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.
PWR is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
Discount. 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.
PWR trades at a significant discount to its peers.
|PWR 1.39||Peers 1.75||PWR -27.81||Peers -11.76|
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.
PWR is trading at a discount to its peers.
Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
However, PWR is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|PWR 0.80||Peers 0.48||PWR 20.36||Peers 5.50|
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.
PWR is trading at a significant premium to its industry.
Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.
PWR has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
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