Eagle Materials Inc

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EXP : NYSE : Industrial Goods
$96.54 -0.31 | -0.32%
Today's Range: 93.58 - 96.98
Avg. Daily Volume: 639800.0
03/27/17 - 3:59 PM ET

Financial Analysis


EAGLE MATERIALS INC's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2016 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. The company managed to grow both sales and net income at a faster pace than the average competitor in its industry this quarter as compared to the same quarter a year ago. EAGLE MATERIALS INC has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.35 which shows that technically this company has the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year, indicating improving cash flow.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 10.88% 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 Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)302.4277.41
EBITDA ($mil)96.7685.77
EBIT ($mil)74.1160.56
Net Income ($mil)56.3945.85


Balance Sheet Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)164.6715.76
Total Assets ($mil)1973.991888.57
Total Debt ($mil)461.35500.71
Equity ($mil)1163.581049.32


Profitability Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Gross Profit Margin35.0333.91
EBITDA Margin31.9930.91
Operating Margin24.5121.83
Sales Turnover0.60.59
Return on Assets10.188.48
Return on Equity17.2815.26
Debt Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Current Ratio2.453.15
Debt/Capital0.280.32
Interest Expense6.224.0
Interest Coverage11.9215.13


Share Data Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)48.4149.31
Div / share0.20.2
EPS1.170.92
Book value / share24.0421.28
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume632386.0763952.0

Valuation


BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 27.68 for the Construction Materials industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 26.33. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 4.08 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.93 and a significant premium versus the industry average of 2.51. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
EXP 23.60 Peers 27.68   EXP 13.88 Peers 15.50

Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.

EXP is trading at a discount 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.

EXP is trading at a 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
EXP 18.84 Peers 16.04   EXP 0.63 Peers 0.41

Premium. A higher price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher future growth expectations.

EXP is trading at a significant premium to its peers.

 

Premium. 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.

EXP trades at a significant premium to its peers.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
EXP 4.08 Peers 2.51   EXP 30.09 Peers 1303.06

Premium. A higher price-to-book ratio makes a stock less attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.

EXP is trading at a significant premium to its peers.

 

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

However, EXP 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
EXP 4.00 Peers 2.03   EXP 6.23 Peers 8.23

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.

EXP 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.

EXP trails its peers on the basis of sales growth

 

 

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