QUANTA SERVICES INC's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2014 is essentially unchanged 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. QUANTA SERVICES INC has strong liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.79 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 11.33% 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||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Net Sales ($mil)||2171.14||1645.13|
|Net Income ($mil)||94.65||92.91|
|Balance Sheet||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||144.16||309.15|
|Total Assets ($mil)||6229.29||5494.97|
|Total Debt ($mil)||84.87||2.64|
|Profitability||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Gross Profit Margin||18.14||18.66|
|Return on Assets||6.37||6.08|
|Return on Equity||8.87||8.4|
|Debt||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Share Data||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||217.68||213.73|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||20.54||18.79|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||2334566.0||1417388.0|
BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 15.61 for the Construction & Engineering industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 18.81. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.26 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.65 and a discount versus the industry average of 1.52. The current price-to-sales ratio is well below the S&P 500 average, but above the industry average. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, QUANTA SERVICES INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|PWR 14.17||Peers 15.61||PWR 23.68||Peers 21.94|
Average. An average P/E ratio can signify an industry neutral price for a stock and an average growth expectation.
PWR is trading at a valuation on par with 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.
PWR is trading at a valuation on par to its peers.
|PWR 10.88||Peers 22.61||PWR 2.31||Peers 1.64|
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.
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.
PWR trades at a significant premium to its peers.
|PWR 1.26||Peers 1.52||PWR 15.18||Peers -0.78|
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.
Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
PWR is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
|PWR 0.74||Peers 0.43||PWR 19.39||Peers 6.65|
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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