EQT Corp.Find Ratings Reports
EQT CORP's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2018 has 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. EQT CORP has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.80 which shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year.
At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has greatly increased by 94.64% 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 FY18||Q1 FY17|
|Net Sales ($mil)||1433.58||894.17|
|Net Income ($mil)||-1585.99||163.99|
|Balance Sheet||Q1 FY18||Q1 FY17|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||210.38||899.38|
|Total Assets ($mil)||27632.35||15646.61|
|Total Debt ($mil)||7456.83||3290.81|
|Profitability||Q1 FY18||Q1 FY17|
|Gross Profit Margin||76.72||69.66|
|Return on Assets||-0.87||-1.88|
|Return on Equity||-2.06||-4.89|
|Debt||Q1 FY18||Q1 FY17|
|Share Data||Q1 FY18||Q1 FY17|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||265.0||173.32|
|Div / share||0.03||0.03|
|Book value / share||44.21||34.73|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||3362989.0||3628654.0|
SELL. EQT CORP's P/E ratio indicates a significant premium compared to an average of 29.82 for the Oil, Gas & Consumable Fuels industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.78. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.17 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.22 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 4.68. 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, EQT CORP seems to be trading at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.
|EQT 245.95||Peers 29.82||EQT 7.78||Peers 9.56|
Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.
EQT is trading at a significant premium 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.
EQT is trading at a discount to its peers.
|EQT 22.16||Peers 18.37||EQT NM||Peers 0.60|
Premium. A higher price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher future growth expectations.
EQT is trading at a premium 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.
EQT's negative PEG ratio makes this valuation measure meaningless.
|EQT 1.17||Peers 4.68||EQT 111.93||Peers 502.70|
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.
EQT 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, EQT is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|EQT 3.50||Peers 2.43||EQT 99.95||Peers 27.96|
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.
EQT is trading at a significant premium to its industry.
Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.
EQT has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.