EQT : NYSE : Basic Materials
$62.85 | %
Today's Range: 62.15 - 63.48
Avg. Daily Volume: 2037700.0
04/21/17 - 4:05 PM ET

Financial Analysis

EQT CORP's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has significantly decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income fell significantly, underperforming compared to the average company in its industry. EQT CORP is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 2.15 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year, indicating deteriorating cash flow.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 15.41% 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 Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)379.02601.38
EBITDA ($mil)47.48264.72
EBIT ($mil)-197.4945.29
Net Income ($mil)-191.96-134.58

Balance Sheet Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)1389.941601.23
Total Assets ($mil)15472.9213976.17
Total Debt ($mil)3289.463092.34
Equity ($mil)5860.285077.79

Profitability Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Gross Profit Margin12.5344.02
EBITDA Margin12.5244.01
Operating Margin-52.117.53
Sales Turnover0.10.17
Return on Assets-2.920.6
Return on Equity-7.721.67
Debt Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Current Ratio2.272.83
Interest Expense39.4535.94
Interest Coverage-5.011.26

Share Data Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)172.83152.55
Div / share0.030.03
Book value / share33.9133.29
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume2055323.01793207.0


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. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.87 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.97 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 35.57. 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.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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EQT NM Peers 152.66   EQT 10.29 Peers 12.08

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.


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.

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  Price to
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EQT 41.14 Peers 33.61   EQT NA Peers 0.64

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 significant 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.

Ratio not available.

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  Earnings Growth
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EQT 1.87 Peers 35.57   EQT -568.42 Peers 26.84

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.

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  Sales Growth
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EQT 6.81 Peers 2.63   EQT -31.27 Peers -9.59

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



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