Ducommun Inc

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DCO : NYSE : Industrial Goods
$27.82 -0.85 | -3.0%
Today's Range: 27.83 - 28.81
Avg. Daily Volume: 54900.0
08/21/17 - 12:09 PM ET

Financial Analysis

DUCOMMUN INC's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2017 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have dropped, underperforming the average competitor within its industry. DUCOMMUN INC has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.86 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 increased by 6.78% 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 FY17 Q1 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)136.3142.15
EBITDA ($mil)9.8811.07
EBIT ($mil)4.15.22
Net Income ($mil)2.1213.55

Balance Sheet Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)7.116.44
Total Assets ($mil)517.97519.37
Total Debt ($mil)162.16186.05
Equity ($mil)214.28200.67

Profitability Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Gross Profit Margin22.5323.09
EBITDA Margin7.257.78
Operating Margin3.013.67
Sales Turnover1.051.22
Return on Assets2.66-11.12
Return on Equity6.45-28.78
Debt Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Current Ratio2.492.55
Interest Expense1.592.4
Interest Coverage2.572.17

Share Data Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)11.2711.15
Div / share0.00.0
Book value / share19.0218.0
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume55302.0104424.0


HOLD. DUCOMMUN INC's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 28.17 for the Aerospace & Defense industry and a value on par with the S&P 500 average of 24.23. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.53 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.02 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 15.83. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount. Upon assessment of 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 23.98 Peers 28.17   DCO 6.38 Peers 16.40

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

DCO is trading at a discount to its peers.


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 16.08 Peers 22.05   DCO NM Peers 4.84

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

DCO is trading at a valuation on par with 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.

DCO's negative PEG ratio makes this valuation measure meaningless.

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  Earnings Growth
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DCO 1.53 Peers 15.83   DCO 123.13 Peers 60.93

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.


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

DCO is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

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  Sales Growth
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DCO 0.60 Peers 1.84   DCO -14.24 Peers 3.79

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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