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
Interest Expense6.893.76
Interest Coverage7.7811.96

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


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.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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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.

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  Price to
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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.

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  Earnings Growth
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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.

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  Sales Growth
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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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