Denison Mines Corp.

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DNN : AMEX : Non-Energy Minerals
$0.47 up 0.015 | 3.3%
Today's Range: 0.4404 - 0.4665
Avg. Daily Volume: 498700.0
03/21/18 - 3:28 PM ET

Financial Analysis

DENISON MINES CORP's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2017 has significantly decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have dropped, underperforming the average competitor within its industry. DENISON MINES CORP is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 3.46 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained virtually unchanged only increasing by 1.30% 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 Q3 FY17 Q3 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)2.723.49
EBITDA ($mil)-4.75-2.81
EBIT ($mil)-5.7-3.72
Net Income ($mil)-5.786.54

Balance Sheet Q3 FY17 Q3 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)36.6112.45
Total Assets ($mil)263.17230.6
Total Debt ($mil)0.00.0
Equity ($mil)185.89183.49

Profitability Q3 FY17 Q3 FY16
Gross Profit Margin27.6843.42
EBITDA Margin-174.75-80.56
Operating Margin-209.9-106.71
Sales Turnover0.040.06
Return on Assets-8.71-10.21
Return on Equity-7.4-33.28
Debt Q3 FY17 Q3 FY16
Current Ratio3.743.46
Interest Expense0.00.0
Interest Coverage0.00.0

Share Data Q3 FY17 Q3 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)559.08533.42
Div / share0.00.0
Book value / share0.330.34
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume517915.0697016.0


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 1.38 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.28 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 24.41. 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, DENISON MINES CORP seems to be trading at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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DNN NM Peers 44.17   DNN 16.77 Peers 8.37

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.

DNN's P/E is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.


Premium. 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.

DNN is trading at a significant premium to its peers.

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  Price to
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DNN NA Peers 20.30   DNN NA Peers 0.58

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

Ratio not available.


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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DNN 1.38 Peers 24.41   DNN 84.62 Peers 514.44

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.

DNN 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, DNN 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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DNN 22.80 Peers 1.94   DNN -21.50 Peers 30.87

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.

DNN is trading at a significant premium to its industry.


Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.

DNN significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth



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