Cheniere Energy Partners LPFind Ratings Reports
CHENIERE ENERGY PARTNERS LP's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has increased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales decreased, the net income has increased. CHENIERE ENERGY PARTNERS LP has very weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.19 which clearly shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year.
At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has significantly decreased by 33.86% from the same quarter last year. The key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is in a position in which financial difficulties could develop in the near future.
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|Income Statement||Q1 FY16||Q1 FY15|
|Net Sales ($mil)||67.05||67.53|
|Net Income ($mil)||-74.91||-178.68|
|Balance Sheet||Q1 FY16||Q1 FY15|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||411.79||432.84|
|Total Assets ($mil)||13651.05||12248.95|
|Total Debt ($mil)||12519.39||10992.23|
|Profitability||Q1 FY16||Q1 FY15|
|Gross Profit Margin||52.09||46.68|
|Return on Assets||-1.57||-4.23|
|Return on Equity||-35.07||-55.96|
|Debt||Q1 FY16||Q1 FY15|
|Share Data||Q1 FY16||Q1 FY15|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||337.8||337.8|
|Div / share||0.43||0.43|
|Book value / share||1.82||2.75|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||199116.0||491386.0|
HOLD. This stock’s P/E ratio is negative, making its value useless in the assessment of premium or discount valuation, only displaying that the company has negative earnings per share. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 15.92 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.80 and a significant premium versus the industry average of 11.34. 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, CHENIERE ENERGY PARTNERS LP seems to be trading at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.
|CQP NM||Peers 71.04||CQP 149.66||Peers 289.35|
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.
CQP's P/E is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.
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.
CQP is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
|CQP 15.58||Peers 35.15||CQP NA||Peers 2.07|
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.
CQP'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.
|CQP 15.92||Peers 11.34||CQP -11.68||Peers -192.85|
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.
CQP is trading at a significant premium to its peers.
Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
CQP is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
|CQP 36.22||Peers 2.47||CQP 0.19||Peers -25.98|
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.
CQP 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.
CQP has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.