Eagle Materials Inc

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EXP : NYSE : Industrial Goods
$92.32 -1.09 | -1.17%
Today's Range: 91.82 - 93.285
Avg. Daily Volume: 495200.0
07/21/17 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis


EAGLE MATERIALS INC's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2016 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased. EAGLE MATERIALS INC has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.62 which shows a lack of ability to cover 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 15.65% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is in a position in which financial difficulties could develop in the future.

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Income Statement Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)278.66252.13
EBITDA ($mil)77.567.77
EBIT ($mil)53.644.91
Net Income ($mil)36.2539.16


Balance Sheet Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)6.565.39
Total Assets ($mil)2247.121883.64
Total Debt ($mil)686.47507.71
Equity ($mil)1203.451040.53


Profitability Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Gross Profit Margin30.3931.06
EBITDA Margin27.8126.87
Operating Margin19.2417.81
Sales Turnover0.540.61
Return on Assets8.828.1
Return on Equity16.4714.66
Debt Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Current Ratio1.753.15
Debt/Capital0.360.33
Interest Expense6.893.76
Interest Coverage7.7811.96


Share Data Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)48.4548.53
Div / share0.00.0
EPS0.750.8
Book value / share24.8421.44
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume498103.0644949.0

Valuation


BUY. EAGLE MATERIALS INC's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 27.87 for the Construction Materials industry and a value on par with the S&P 500 average of 24.66. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 3.76 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 3.07 and a premium versus the industry average of 2.55. 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 22.78 Peers 27.87   EXP 13.65 Peers 15.71

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 14.83 Peers 16.09   EXP 0.79 Peers 0.59

Average. An average price-to-projected earnings ratio can signify an industry neutral stock price and average future growth expectations.

EXP is trading at a valuation on par with 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 3.76 Peers 2.55   EXP 33.98 Peers 96.92

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 3.74 Peers 2.11   EXP 5.92 Peers 7.58

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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