SAMSON OIL & GAS LTD's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2015 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. SAMSON OIL & GAS LTD has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.10 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.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has decreased by 21.34% 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 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Net Sales ($mil)||2.69||1.29|
|Net Income ($mil)||-2.54||-1.38|
|Balance Sheet||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||3.88||6.63|
|Total Assets ($mil)||63.21||56.32|
|Total Debt ($mil)||15.5||0.0|
|Profitability||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Gross Profit Margin||-68.52||54.35|
|Return on Assets||-24.37||-20.16|
|Return on Equity||-38.65||-22.4|
|Debt||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Share Data||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||14.19||12.74|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||2.81||3.98|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||398043.0||367550.0|
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. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 0.54 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.84 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 12.41. 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, SAMSON OIL & GAS LTD proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|SSN NM||Peers 22.49||SSN 20.27||Peers 8.20|
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.
SSN'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.
SSN is trading at a significant premium to its peers.
|SSN NA||Peers 35.08||SSN NA||Peers 0.69|
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.
|SSN 0.54||Peers 12.41||SSN 0.00||Peers 44.82|
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.
SSN 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 SSN is not available.
|SSN 1.54||Peers 2.21||SSN 162.40||Peers 9.66|
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.
SSN 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.
SSN has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
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