SAMSON OIL & GAS LTD's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2015 has increased 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 weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.77 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 decreased by 18.89% 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||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Net Sales ($mil)||3.26||1.4|
|Net Income ($mil)||-10.97||0.86|
|Balance Sheet||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||5.31||11.01|
|Total Assets ($mil)||65.22||58.16|
|Total Debt ($mil)||11.0||0.0|
|Profitability||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Gross Profit Margin||54.17||47.96|
|Return on Assets||-21.84||-17.08|
|Return on Equity||-33.52||-18.96|
|Debt||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Share Data||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||127.38||127.38|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||0.33||0.41|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||365615.0||330920.0|
SELL. 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. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 0.42 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.75 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 11.92. 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 52.80||SSN 19.31||Peers 10.56|
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 18.80||SSN NA||Peers 3.68|
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 0.42||Peers 11.92||SSN 0.00||Peers 13.78|
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.
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 1.42||Peers 2.31||SSN 115.56||Peers 9.59|
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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