Eagle Materials Inc

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EXP : NYSE : Industrial Goods
$76.18 -1.02 | -1.32%
Today's Range: 75.73 - 77.27
Avg. Daily Volume: 620,300
09/27/16 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis


EAGLE MATERIALS INC's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has increased when compared to the same period a year ago. The company has grown sales and net income during the past quarter when compared with the same quarter a year ago, however, it was unable to keep up with the growth of the average competitor within its industry. EAGLE MATERIALS INC has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.27 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 remained unchanged 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 Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)297.5284.96
EBITDA ($mil)84.9976.37
EBIT ($mil)62.1252.11
Net Income ($mil)45.3437.76


Balance Sheet Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)9.187.55
Total Assets ($mil)1889.091908.35
Total Debt ($mil)498.71523.76
Equity ($mil)1056.441048.23


Profitability Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Gross Profit Margin31.8729.96
EBITDA Margin28.5626.79
Operating Margin20.8818.29
Sales Turnover0.610.57
Return on Assets8.479.79
Return on Equity15.1617.83
Debt Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Current Ratio3.342.34
Debt/Capital0.320.33
Interest Expense3.94.49
Interest Coverage15.9211.61


Share Data Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)48.3950.36
Div / share0.20.2
EPS0.930.75
Book value / share21.8320.82
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume630660.0573477.0

Valuation


BUY. EAGLE MATERIALS INC's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 33.00 for the Construction Materials industry and a value on par with the S&P 500 average of 25.19. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 3.52 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.82 and a premium versus the industry average of 2.47. 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 23.70 Peers 33.00   EXP 12.42 Peers 16.17

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

EXP is trading at a significant 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 15.06 Peers 23.51   EXP 0.59 Peers 0.47

Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.

EXP is trading at a discount 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 3.52 Peers 2.47   EXP -12.67 Peers 96.52

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 3.21 Peers 2.23   EXP 6.53 Peers 17.26

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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