Fortuna Silver Mines Inc.Find Ratings Reports
FORTUNA SILVER MINES INC's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2017 has significantly increased when compared to the same period a year ago. The company has grown sales and net income significantly, outpacing the average growth rates of competitors within its industry. FORTUNA SILVER MINES INC is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 4.12 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs. FSM managed to increase the liquidity from the same period a year ago, despite already having very strong liquidity to begin with. This would indicate improved cash flow.
At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has greatly increased by 33.18% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is very unlikely to face financial difficulties in the near future.
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|Income Statement||Q4 FY17||Q4 FY16|
|Net Sales ($mil)||75.35||57.87|
|Net Income ($mil)||34.14||6.51|
|Balance Sheet||Q4 FY17||Q4 FY16|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||213.13||125.16|
|Total Assets ($mil)||706.65||562.92|
|Total Debt ($mil)||40.78||42.8|
|Profitability||Q4 FY17||Q4 FY16|
|Gross Profit Margin||99.26||51.08|
|Return on Assets||9.38||3.17|
|Return on Equity||11.76||4.22|
|Debt||Q4 FY17||Q4 FY16|
|Share Data||Q4 FY17||Q4 FY16|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||159.64||146.98|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||3.53||2.88|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||912197.0||1147931.0|
BUY. FORTUNA SILVER MINES INC's P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 42.50 for the Metals & Mining industry and a significant discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.78. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.60 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.22 and a discount versus the industry average of 2.12. The current price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average and above the industry average, indicating a premium. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, FORTUNA SILVER MINES INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|FSM 13.80||Peers 42.50||FSM 12.87||Peers 10.68|
Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.
FSM is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
Premium. 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.
FSM is trading at a premium to its peers.
|FSM NA||Peers 17.21||FSM NA||Peers 0.53|
Neutral. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth potential.
Ratio not available.
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.
|FSM 1.60||Peers 2.12||FSM 241.66||Peers 85.18|
Discount. 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.
FSM is trading at a discount to its peers.
Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
FSM is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
|FSM 3.37||Peers 2.95||FSM 27.51||Peers 19.26|
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.
FSM is trading at a premium to its industry on this measurement.
Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.
FSM has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.