Core Laboratories NV

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CLB : NYSE : Basic Materials
$98.38 -0.2 | -0.2%
Today's Range: 98.13 - 99.87
Avg. Daily Volume: 769100.0
09/20/17 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis


CORE LABORATORIES NV's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2017 has increased when compared to the same period a year ago. The company managed to grow both sales and net income at a faster pace than the average competitor in its industry this quarter as compared to the same quarter a year ago. CORE LABORATORIES NV has strong liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.51 which shows 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 decreased by 8.87% from the same quarter last year. The key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is unlikely to face financial difficulties in the near future.

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Income Statement Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)163.9148.07
EBITDA ($mil)35.6926.93
EBIT ($mil)29.3820.18
Net Income ($mil)22.6916.62


Balance Sheet Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)14.3214.78
Total Assets ($mil)583.76572.11
Total Debt ($mil)233.74208.8
Equity ($mil)147.49161.85


Profitability Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Gross Profit Margin28.5425.71
EBITDA Margin21.7718.18
Operating Margin17.9313.63
Sales Turnover1.051.19
Return on Assets12.4214.07
Return on Equity49.1749.75
Debt Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Current Ratio2.052.03
Debt/Capital0.610.56
Interest Expense2.693.02
Interest Coverage10.916.68


Share Data Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)44.1344.1
Div / share0.550.55
EPS0.510.38
Book value / share3.343.67
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume753625.0507462.0

Valuation


HOLD. The current P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 380.77 for the Energy Equipment & Services industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.88. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 28.72 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 3.10 and a significant premium versus the industry average of 2.67. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
CLB 58.54 Peers 380.77   CLB 39.80 Peers 28.19

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

CLB is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 

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.

CLB is trading at a significant premium to its peers.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
CLB 35.23 Peers 47.06   CLB 1.64 Peers 0.50

Average. An average price-to-projected earnings ratio can signify an industry neutral stock price and average future growth expectations.

CLB is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.

 

Premium. 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.

CLB trades at a significant premium to its peers.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
CLB 28.72 Peers 2.67   CLB -12.30 Peers 31.16

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.

CLB 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, CLB is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
CLB 6.89 Peers 2.66   CLB -9.83 Peers -7.79

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.

CLB 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.

CLB significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth

 

 

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