EQT : NYSE : Basic Materials
$73.89 -1.20 | -1.60%
Today's Range: 73.13 - 74.66
Avg. Daily Volume: 1,853,700
07/25/16 - 2:31 PM ET

Financial Analysis


EQT CORP's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have dropped, although the growth in net income underperformed the average competitor within the industry, the revenue growth did not. EQT CORP is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 4.05 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 13.83% 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 Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)545.07714.82
EBITDA ($mil)352.24513.76
EBIT ($mil)131.01319.01
Net Income ($mil)5.64173.43


Balance Sheet Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)1556.491783.52
Total Assets ($mil)14049.6313066.32
Total Debt ($mil)2803.483284.44
Equity ($mil)5491.164823.76


Profitability Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Gross Profit Margin64.6271.87
EBITDA Margin64.6271.87
Operating Margin24.0444.63
Sales Turnover0.150.19
Return on Assets-0.582.81
Return on Equity-1.57.6
Debt Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Current Ratio5.122.39
Debt/Capital0.340.41
Interest Expense36.1837.22
Interest Coverage3.628.57


Share Data Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)160.59152.35
Div / share0.030.03
EPS0.041.14
Book value / share34.1931.66
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume1840638.02110375.0

Valuation


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 2.19 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.81 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 11.73. 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.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
EQT NM Peers 70.76   EQT 11.04 Peers 306.30

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 significant discount to its peers.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
EQT 106.89 Peers 39.26   EQT NA Peers 2.07

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.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
EQT 2.19 Peers 11.73   EQT -121.99 Peers -202.73

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.

 

Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

EQT is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
EQT 5.52 Peers 2.43   EQT -13.75 Peers -25.78

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.

 

 

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