Carbo Ceramics IncFind Ratings Reports
CARBO CERAMICS INC's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has significantly decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales decreased, the net income has increased.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained virtually unchanged only decreasing by 4.00% from the same quarter last year.
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|Income Statement||Q4 FY16||Q4 FY15|
|Net Sales ($mil)||29.06||56.77|
|Net Income ($mil)||-15.2||-50.04|
|Balance Sheet||Q4 FY16||Q4 FY15|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||0.0||78.87|
|Total Assets ($mil)||723.46||836.37|
|Total Debt ($mil)||67.4||88.0|
|Profitability||Q4 FY16||Q4 FY15|
|Gross Profit Margin||-24.24||-1.22|
|Return on Assets||-11.07||-13.09|
|Return on Equity||-12.99||-17.05|
|Debt||Q4 FY16||Q4 FY15|
|Share Data||Q4 FY16||Q4 FY15|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||26.9||23.28|
|Div / share||0.0||0.1|
|Book value / share||22.92||27.59|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||896306.0||816144.0|
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 0.68 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.94 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 3.89. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium. The valuation analysis reveals that, CARBO CERAMICS INC seems to be trading at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.
|CRR NM||Peers 80.29||CRR NA||Peers 20.13|
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.
CRR's P/E is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.
Neutral. The P/CF ratio is the stock’s price divided by the sum of the company's cash flow from operations. It is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.
Ratio not available.
|CRR NM||Peers 86.53||CRR NA||Peers 0.87|
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.
CRR'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.
|CRR 0.68||Peers 3.89||CRR 29.90||Peers -74.77|
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.
CRR 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.
CRR is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
|CRR 4.04||Peers 3.48||CRR -63.14||Peers -31.64|
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.
CRR is trading at a premium to its industry on this measurement.
Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.
CRR significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth