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Vantage Drilling Co
VTG : OTC : Basic Materials
$0.03 up0.01 | 34.33%
Today's Range: 0.02 - 0.03
Avg. Daily Volume: 4,204,300
10/07/15 - 3:57 PM ET

Financial Analysis

VANTAGE DRILLING CO's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2015 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales decreased, the net income has increased. VANTAGE DRILLING CO has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.86 which shows a lack of 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 10.97% 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 Q2 FY15 Q2 FY14
Net Sales ($mil)212.26219.72
EBITDA ($mil)108.95113.35
EBIT ($mil)77.1781.72
Net Income ($mil)24.9610.18

Balance Sheet Q2 FY15 Q2 FY14
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)30.5688.98
Total Assets ($mil)3413.853586.78
Total Debt ($mil)2596.322835.52
Equity ($mil)604.54544.74

Profitability Q2 FY15 Q2 FY14
Gross Profit Margin55.1355.4
EBITDA Margin51.3251.58
Operating Margin36.3537.19
Sales Turnover0.250.24
Return on Assets1.562.01
Return on Equity8.8313.24
Debt Q2 FY15 Q2 FY14
Current Ratio1.241.52
Interest Expense50.3455.49
Interest Coverage1.531.47

Share Data Q2 FY15 Q2 FY14
Shares outstanding (mil)311.02306.16
Div / share0.00.0
Book value / share1.941.78
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume4157599.01869814.0


SELL. VANTAGE DRILLING CO's P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 28.57 for the Energy Equipment & Services industry and a significant discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 19.67. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 0.03 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.62 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 73.85. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, VANTAGE DRILLING CO proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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VTG 0.40 Peers 28.57   VTG 0.10 Peers 7.53

Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.

VTG is trading at a significant discount to its peers.


Discount. 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.

VTG is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

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  Price to
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VTG NM Peers 20.07   VTG NM Peers 0.61

Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.

VTG is trading at a significant discount to its peers.


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.

VTG's negative PEG ratio makes this valuation measure meaningless.

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  Earnings Growth
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VTG 0.03 Peers 73.85   VTG -28.58 Peers -102.77

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.

VTG is trading at a significant discount to its peers.


Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

VTG is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

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  Sales Growth
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VTG 0.02 Peers 1.45   VTG -1.54 Peers -1.80

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.

VTG is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.


Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.

VTG significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth



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