Gencor Industries Inc

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GENC : NASDAQ : Industrial Goods
$14.55 up 0.4 | 2.8%
Today's Range: 14.0 - 14.65
Avg. Daily Volume: 48200.0
03/24/17 - 3:59 PM ET

Financial Analysis

GENCOR INDUSTRIES INC's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2017 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased. GENCOR INDUSTRIES INC is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 9.17 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 6.38% 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 Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)15.7813.26
EBITDA ($mil)1.851.48
EBIT ($mil)1.541.12
Net Income ($mil)1.391.58

Balance Sheet Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)106.9595.69
Total Assets ($mil)133.74123.92
Total Debt ($mil)0.00.0
Equity ($mil)121.63114.33

Profitability Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Gross Profit Margin28.2627.49
EBITDA Margin11.7411.14
Operating Margin9.788.41
Sales Turnover0.540.37
Return on Assets5.130.68
Return on Equity5.640.74
Debt Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Current Ratio10.9412.18
Interest Expense0.00.0
Interest Coverage0.00.0

Share Data Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)14.3814.31
Div / share0.00.0
Book value / share8.467.99
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume48045.041737.0


BUY. GENCOR INDUSTRIES INC's P/E ratio indicates a premium compared to an average of 28.59 for the Machinery industry and a premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 26.73. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.68 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.98 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 4.91. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium. The valuation analysis reveals that, GENCOR INDUSTRIES INC seems to be trading at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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GENC 29.69 Peers 28.59   GENC 19.80 Peers 15.47

Average. An average P/E ratio can signify an industry neutral price for a stock and an average growth expectation.

GENC is trading at a valuation on par with 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.

GENC is trading at a significant premium to its peers.

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  Price to
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premium   discount
GENC NA Peers 22.68   GENC NA Peers 1.88

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.

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  Earnings Growth
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GENC 1.68 Peers 4.91   GENC 798.87 Peers -16.30

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.

GENC is trading at a significant discount to its peers.


Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

GENC is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

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  Sales Growth
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GENC 2.83 Peers 1.96   GENC 56.95 Peers -2.07

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.

GENC is trading at a significant premium to its industry.


Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.

GENC has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.



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