Ducommun Inc

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DCO : NYSE : Industrial Goods
$19.86 up 0.30 | 1.53%
Today's Range: 19.54 - 20.02
Avg. Daily Volume: 41,500
07/26/16 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis

DUCOMMUN INC'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. DUCOMMUN INC has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.94 which shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has decreased by 21.46% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is in a position in which financial difficulties could develop in the future.

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Income Statement Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)142.15172.92
EBITDA ($mil)11.0710.54
EBIT ($mil)5.223.63
Net Income ($mil)13.55-1.97

Balance Sheet Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)6.4432.71
Total Assets ($mil)519.37725.93
Total Debt ($mil)186.05280.05
Equity ($mil)200.67255.51

Profitability Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Gross Profit Margin23.0919.47
EBITDA Margin7.786.09
Operating Margin3.672.1
Sales Turnover1.221.01
Return on Assets-11.121.75
Return on Equity-28.784.98
Debt Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Current Ratio2.553.09
Interest Expense2.46.66
Interest Coverage2.170.54

Share Data Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)11.1511.0
Div / share0.00.0
Book value / share18.023.23
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume41649.036315.0


SELL. 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 1.12 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.81 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 9.94. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount. After reviewing these and other key valuation criteria, DUCOMMUN INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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DCO NM Peers 20.96   DCO 8.71 Peers 16.97

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.

DCO'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.

DCO is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

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  Price to
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DCO 10.86 Peers 18.28   DCO NA Peers 2.24

Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.

DCO is trading at a discount to its peers.


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.

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  Earnings Growth
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DCO 1.12 Peers 9.94   DCO -558.77 Peers 3.18

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.

DCO is trading at a significant discount to its peers.


Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

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

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  Sales Growth
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DCO 0.35 Peers 1.67   DCO -13.60 Peers 6.23

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.

DCO 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.

DCO significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth



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