Eagle Materials IncFind Ratings Reports
EAGLE MATERIALS INC's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has significantly decreased 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 ($mil)||278.66||252.13|
|Net Income ($mil)||36.25||39.16|
|Balance Sheet||Q4 FY16||Q4 FY15|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||6.56||5.39|
|Total Assets ($mil)||2247.12||1883.64|
|Total Debt ($mil)||686.47||507.71|
|Profitability||Q4 FY16||Q4 FY15|
|Gross Profit Margin||22.07||31.06|
|Return on Assets||8.82||8.1|
|Return on Equity||16.47||14.66|
|Debt||Q4 FY16||Q4 FY15|
|Share Data||Q4 FY16||Q4 FY15|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||48.45||48.53|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||24.84||21.44|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||590126.0||595780.0|
BUY. EAGLE MATERIALS INC's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 28.12 for the Construction Materials industry and a value on par with the S&P 500 average of 25.02. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 4.06 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 3.00 and a premium versus the industry average of 2.57. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium.
|EXP 24.60||Peers 28.12||EXP NA||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.
Neutral. The P/CF ratio is the stock’s price divided by the sum of the company's cash flow from operations. It is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.
Ratio not available.
|EXP 15.89||Peers 16.06||EXP 0.88||Peers 0.50|
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.
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.
|EXP 4.06||Peers 2.57||EXP 33.98||Peers 1227.94|
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 4.04||Peers 2.13||EXP 5.92||Peers 7.68|
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