Carbo Ceramics IncFind Ratings Reports
CARBO CERAMICS INC's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2017 has significantly increased 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. CARBO CERAMICS INC is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 4.23 which clearly shows the ability to cover any 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 remained virtually unchanged only decreasing by 4.76% 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 ($mil)||34.67||33.1|
|Net Income ($mil)||-32.44||-24.68|
|Balance Sheet||Q1 FY17||Q1 FY16|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||61.09||41.46|
|Total Assets ($mil)||691.3||759.52|
|Total Debt ($mil)||72.96||65.0|
|Profitability||Q1 FY17||Q1 FY16|
|Gross Profit Margin||-20.27||-34.29|
|Return on Assets||-12.71||-13.9|
|Return on Equity||-14.88||-17.03|
|Debt||Q1 FY17||Q1 FY16|
|Share Data||Q1 FY17||Q1 FY16|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||27.14||23.48|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||21.76||26.42|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||985805.0||897673.0|
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 0.30 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.08 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 2.68. The price-to-sales ratio is below the S&P 500 average and is well below the industry average, indicating a discount. After reviewing these and other key valuation criteria, CARBO CERAMICS INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|CRR NM||Peers 86.70||CRR NM||Peers 20.02|
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, 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.
CRR's P/CF is negative making the measure meaningless.
|CRR NM||Peers 47.65||CRR NA||Peers 0.27|
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 0.30||Peers 2.68||CRR 24.02||Peers -70.11|
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 1.71||Peers 2.84||CRR -56.22||Peers -21.30|
Discount. 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 significant discount 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