Ferrellgas Partners LPFind Ratings Reports
FERRELLGAS PARTNERS -LP's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2018 has decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased, representing a decrease to the bottom line. FERRELLGAS PARTNERS -LP has very weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.42 which clearly shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The liquidity decreased from the same period a year ago, despite already having weak liquidity to begin with. This would indicate deteriorating cash flow.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has decreased by 16.17% from the same quarter last year. The key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is in a position in which financial difficulties could develop in the near future.
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|Income Statement||Q2 FY18||Q2 FY17|
|Net Sales ($mil)||755.16||579.25|
|Net Income ($mil)||-1.84||38.1|
|Balance Sheet||Q2 FY18||Q2 FY17|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||17.19||16.98|
|Total Assets ($mil)||1687.06||1745.62|
|Total Debt ($mil)||2238.82||2168.01|
|Profitability||Q2 FY18||Q2 FY17|
|Gross Profit Margin||18.63||21.31|
|Return on Assets||-5.86||-37.1|
|Return on Equity||0.0||0.0|
|Debt||Q2 FY18||Q2 FY17|
|Share Data||Q2 FY18||Q2 FY17|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||97.15||97.15|
|Div / share||0.1||0.1|
|Book value / share||-8.29||-7.14|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||234458.0||387566.0|
SELL. This stock’s P/E ratio is negative, making its value useless in the assessment of premium or discount valuation, only displaying that the company has negative earnings per share. Along with this, the price-to-book ratio is also meaningless due to a negative book value for the company, making any comparisons useless. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount.
|FGP NM||Peers 19.93||FGP 6.34||Peers 10.01|
Neutral. The absence of a valid P/E ratio happens when a stock can not be valued on the basis of a negative stream of earnings.
FGP's P/E is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.
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.
FGP is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
|FGP 40.12||Peers 20.34||FGP NA||Peers 5.96|
Neutral. The absence of a valid price-to-projected earnings ratio happens when a stock can not be valued on the basis of a negative expected future earnings.
FGP's ratio is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.
Neutral. 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.
Ratio not available.
|FGP NM||Peers 2.37||FGP 84.56||Peers 45.00|
Neutral. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.
FGP's P/B is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.
Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
FGP is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
|FGP 0.15||Peers 1.99||FGP 16.16||Peers 14.64|
Discount. 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.
FGP is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.
Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.
FGP has a sales growth rate that exceeds its peers.