EQT : NYSE : Basic Materials
$63.96 -0.1 | -0.16%
Today's Range: 63.22 - 64.57
Avg. Daily Volume: 3845100.0
07/26/17 - 3:59 PM ET

Financial Analysis


EQT CORP's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2017 has increased when compared to the same period a year ago. The company has grown sales and net income significantly, outpacing the average growth rates of competitors within its industry. EQT CORP has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.32 which shows that technically this company has the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 9.61% from the same quarter last year. Together, the key liquidity measurements indicate that it is relatively unlikely that the company will face financial difficulties in the near future.

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Income Statement Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)897.52545.07
EBITDA ($mil)622.56348.43
EBIT ($mil)390.64127.2
Net Income ($mil)163.995.64


Balance Sheet Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)899.381556.49
Total Assets ($mil)15646.6114049.63
Total Debt ($mil)3290.812803.48
Equity ($mil)6019.345491.16


Profitability Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Gross Profit Margin69.3663.92
EBITDA Margin69.3663.92
Operating Margin43.5223.34
Sales Turnover0.130.15
Return on Assets-1.88-0.58
Return on Equity-4.89-1.5
Debt Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Current Ratio1.45.12
Debt/Capital0.350.34
Interest Expense42.6636.18
Interest Coverage9.163.52


Share Data Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)173.32160.59
Div / share0.030.03
EPS0.950.04
Book value / share34.7334.19
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume3757866.02028092.0

Valuation


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 1.78 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.07 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 79.95. 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 55.33   EQT 8.42 Peers 15.52

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 37.21 Peers 58.89   EQT NA Peers 0.55

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

EQT is trading at a discount 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.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
EQT 1.78 Peers 79.95   EQT -232.07 Peers 95.84

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.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
EQT 5.48 Peers 2.26   EQT -9.65 Peers 7.37

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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