Ducommun Inc

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DCO : NYSE : Industrial Goods
$29.39 | %
Today's Range: 29.32 - 30.4
Avg. Daily Volume: 93600.0
04/28/17 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis

DUCOMMUN INC's gross profit margin for the fourth 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 0.97 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 13.22% 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 Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)142.49156.58
EBITDA ($mil)14.49.68
EBIT ($mil)8.962.9
Net Income ($mil)2.84-63.58

Balance Sheet Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)7.435.45
Total Assets ($mil)515.43561.42
Total Debt ($mil)166.9245.03
Equity ($mil)212.1187.33

Profitability Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Gross Profit Margin23.3218.89
EBITDA Margin10.16.18
Operating Margin6.291.85
Sales Turnover1.071.19
Return on Assets4.9-13.05
Return on Equity11.9-39.11
Debt Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Current Ratio2.623.16
Interest Expense2.02.21
Interest Coverage4.491.31

Share Data Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)11.1911.08
Div / share0.00.0
Book value / share18.9516.9
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume95472.088613.0


HOLD. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 22.84 for the Aerospace & Defense industry and a significant discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.92. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.61 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.99 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 36.73. 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 13.62 Peers 22.84   DCO 7.89 Peers 16.87

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

DCO is trading at a significant 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 14.46 Peers 20.85   DCO NM Peers 4.05

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 1.61 Peers 36.73   DCO 133.83 Peers 24.24

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 0.62 Peers 1.67   DCO -17.33 Peers 5.58

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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