CIMAREX ENERGY CO'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, representing a decrease to the bottom line. CIMAREX ENERGY CO has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.05 which shows that technically this company has the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 11.89% 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||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Net Sales ($mil)||538.55||516.6|
|Net Income ($mil)||75.79||206.83|
|Balance Sheet||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||405.86||5.35|
|Total Assets ($mil)||8725.29||7253.14|
|Total Debt ($mil)||1500.0||924.0|
|Profitability||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Gross Profit Margin||65.97||73.11|
|Return on Assets||5.81||7.78|
|Return on Equity||11.26||14.03|
|Debt||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Share Data||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||87.59||87.15|
|Div / share||0.16||0.14|
|Book value / share||51.38||46.15|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||1335525.0||1543294.0|
HOLD. CIMAREX ENERGY CO's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 22.57 for the Oil, Gas & Consumable Fuels industry and a value on par with the S&P 500 average of 20.65. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.41 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.85 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 12.80. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, CIMAREX ENERGY CO proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|XEC 21.33||Peers 22.57||XEC 6.69||Peers 8.19|
Average. An average P/E ratio can signify an industry neutral price for a stock and an average growth expectation.
XEC is trading at a valuation on par with 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.
XEC is trading at a discount to its peers.
|XEC 68.34||Peers 38.44||XEC NM||Peers 0.82|
Neutral. The absence of a valid price-to-projected earnings ratio happens when a stock can not be valued on the basis of a negative expected future earnings.
XEC's ratio is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.
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.
XEC's negative PEG ratio makes this valuation measure meaningless.
|XEC 2.41||Peers 12.80||XEC -10.64||Peers 45.17|
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.
XEC is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
However, XEC is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|XEC 4.47||Peers 2.22||XEC 21.32||Peers 9.84|
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.
XEC 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.
XEC has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
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