EQT CorpFind Ratings Reports
EQT CORP's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has significantly decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income fell significantly; although net income growth outperformed the average competitor in its industry, revenue growth did not. EQT CORP is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 4.60 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs. EQT managed to increase the liquidity from the same period a year ago, despite already having very strong liquidity to begin with. This would indicate improved cash flow.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 17.87% 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||Q2 FY16||Q2 FY15|
|Net Sales ($mil)||127.53||439.59|
|Net Income ($mil)||-258.65||5.54|
|Balance Sheet||Q2 FY16||Q2 FY15|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||2257.02||1958.16|
|Total Assets ($mil)||14783.19||13572.33|
|Total Debt ($mil)||2795.62||3290.2|
|Profitability||Q2 FY16||Q2 FY15|
|Gross Profit Margin||-78.3||52.29|
|Return on Assets||-2.34||1.93|
|Return on Equity||-5.72||5.12|
|Debt||Q2 FY16||Q2 FY15|
|Share Data||Q2 FY16||Q2 FY15|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||172.75||152.4|
|Div / share||0.03||0.03|
|Book value / share||35.07||33.72|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||1538608.0||1839444.0|
HOLD. The current P/E ratio is negative, which has no meaningful value in the assessment of premium or discount valuation, it simply displays that the company has negative earnings. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.01 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.72 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 15.75. 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 NM||Peers 77.28||EQT 10.78||Peers 11.13|
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.
EQT's P/E is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.
Average. 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 valuation on par to its peers.
|EQT 136.64||Peers 52.47||EQT NA||Peers 1.09|
Neutral. The absence of a valid price-to-projected earnings ratio happens when a stock can not be valued on the basis of a negative expected future earnings.
EQT's ratio is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.
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.
|EQT 2.01||Peers 15.75||EQT -222.54||Peers -231.29|
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 6.50||Peers 2.63||EQT -23.23||Peers -26.44|
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.
Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.
EQT significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth