Eagle Materials Inc

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EXP : NYSE : Industrial Goods
$101.12 up 0.49 | 0.49%
Today's Range: 98.95 - 101.63
Avg. Daily Volume: 723500.0
01/23/17 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis

EAGLE MATERIALS INC's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2016 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. The company has grown its sales and net income during the past quarter when compared with the same quarter a year ago, and although its growth in net income has outpaced the industry average, its revenue growth has not. EAGLE MATERIALS INC has strong liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.70 which shows the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year, indicating improving cash flow.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained virtually unchanged only increasing by 2.71% from the same quarter last year. The key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is unlikely to face financial difficulties in the near future.

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Income Statement Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)332.66328.99
EBITDA ($mil)104.4697.46
EBIT ($mil)82.0872.69
Net Income ($mil)60.2429.82

Balance Sheet Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)54.516.35
Total Assets ($mil)1908.141920.25
Total Debt ($mil)469.18509.76
Equity ($mil)1098.731069.69

Profitability Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Gross Profit Margin34.0632.47
EBITDA Margin31.429.62
Operating Margin24.6722.09
Sales Turnover0.610.59
Return on Assets9.988.66
Return on Equity17.3415.55
Debt Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Current Ratio3.52.16
Interest Expense5.664.34
Interest Coverage14.516.74

Share Data Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)48.2250.29
Div / share0.00.0
Book value / share22.7821.27
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume726070.0605138.0


BUY. EAGLE MATERIALS INC's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 31.83 for the Construction Materials industry and a value on par with the S&P 500 average of 25.41. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 4.32 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.83 and a significant premium versus the industry average of 2.80. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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EXP 25.22 Peers 31.83   EXP 14.77 Peers 17.94

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.

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  Price to
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EXP 19.63 Peers 25.99   EXP 0.70 Peers 0.86

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.


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.

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  Earnings Growth
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EXP 4.32 Peers 2.80   EXP 18.18 Peers 122.84

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.

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  Sales Growth
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EXP 4.09 Peers 2.54   EXP 2.69 Peers 15.16

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 significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth



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