Golden Minerals CoFind Ratings Reports
GOLDEN MINERALS CO's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2017 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. The company has grown its sales and net income during the past quarter when compared with the same quarter a year ago, and although its growth in net income has outpaced the industry average, its revenue growth has not. GOLDEN MINERALS CO is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 2.92 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year, indicating improving cash flow.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 9.92% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is very unlikely to face financial difficulties in the near future.
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|Income Statement||Q1 FY17||Q1 FY16|
|Net Sales ($mil)||1.64||1.46|
|Net Income ($mil)||-1.14||-6.29|
|Balance Sheet||Q1 FY17||Q1 FY16|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||2.35||2.26|
|Total Assets ($mil)||13.25||14.03|
|Total Debt ($mil)||0.0||0.96|
|Profitability||Q1 FY17||Q1 FY16|
|Gross Profit Margin||63.38||65.41|
|Return on Assets||-41.54||-201.26|
|Return on Equity||-71.88||-405.2|
|Debt||Q1 FY17||Q1 FY16|
|Share Data||Q1 FY17||Q1 FY16|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||89.66||76.69|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||0.09||0.09|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||131746.0||184834.0|
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 6.32 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 3.02 and a significant premium versus the industry average of 1.85. 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, GOLDEN MINERALS CO seems to be trading at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.
|AUMN NM||Peers 43.98||AUMN NM||Peers 12.28|
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.
AUMN's P/E is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.
Neutral. 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.
AUMN's P/CF is negative making the measure meaningless.
|AUMN NA||Peers 24.45||AUMN NA||Peers 1.25|
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.
AUMN'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.
Ratio not available.
|AUMN 6.32||Peers 1.85||AUMN 88.00||Peers 271.87|
Premium. A higher price-to-book ratio makes a stock less attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.
AUMN is trading at a significant premium to its peers.
Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
However, AUMN is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|AUMN 7.36||Peers 3.05||AUMN -8.56||Peers 14.40|
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.
AUMN is trading at a significant premium to its industry.
Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.
AUMN significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth