Eagle Materials IncFind Ratings Reports
EAGLE MATERIALS INC's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2017 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have grown, and although the growth in revenues has outpaced the average competitor within the industry, the net income growth has not. EAGLE MATERIALS INC has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.78 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 18.80% 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||Q1 FY17||Q1 FY16|
|Net Sales ($mil)||366.12||297.5|
|Net Income ($mil)||54.88||45.34|
|Balance Sheet||Q1 FY17||Q1 FY16|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||12.23||9.18|
|Total Assets ($mil)||2279.59||1889.09|
|Total Debt ($mil)||661.64||498.71|
|Profitability||Q1 FY17||Q1 FY16|
|Gross Profit Margin||31.41||31.87|
|Return on Assets||9.11||8.47|
|Return on Equity||16.55||15.16|
|Debt||Q1 FY17||Q1 FY16|
|Share Data||Q1 FY17||Q1 FY16|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||48.55||48.39|
|Div / share||0.2||0.2|
|Book value / share||25.85||21.83|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||583407.0||511870.0|
BUY. EAGLE MATERIALS INC's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 25.19 for the Construction Materials industry and a value on par with the S&P 500 average of 24.97. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 3.99 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 3.11 and a significant premium versus the industry average of 2.37. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium.
|EXP 24.00||Peers 25.19||EXP 15.10||Peers 15.18|
Average. An average P/E ratio can signify an industry neutral price for a stock and an average growth expectation.
EXP is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.
Average. 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 valuation on par to its peers.
|EXP 16.25||Peers 16.35||EXP 0.81||Peers 0.98|
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 premium to its peers.
Discount. 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 discount to its peers.
|EXP 3.99||Peers 2.37||EXP 32.71||Peers 53.42|
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.
|EXP 3.91||Peers 1.94||EXP 10.70||Peers 3.22|
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.
Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.
EXP has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.