Gevo IncFind Ratings Reports
GEVO INC's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has significantly increased when compared to the same period a year ago. The company managed to grow both sales and net income at a faster pace than the average competitor in its industry this quarter as compared to the same quarter a year ago. GEVO INC has very weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.29 which clearly shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year.
At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained virtually unchanged only increasing by 4.40% 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||Q1 FY16||Q1 FY15|
|Net Sales ($mil)||6.32||5.9|
|Net Income ($mil)||-3.61||-7.34|
|Balance Sheet||Q1 FY16||Q1 FY15|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||8.67||4.35|
|Total Assets ($mil)||95.51||95.02|
|Total Debt ($mil)||38.34||35.87|
|Profitability||Q1 FY16||Q1 FY15|
|Gross Profit Margin||-22.94||-31.94|
|Return on Assets||-33.98||-38.43|
|Return on Equity||-68.41||-80.35|
|Debt||Q1 FY16||Q1 FY15|
|Share Data||Q1 FY16||Q1 FY15|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||28.08||9.75|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||1.69||4.66|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||1.0121725E7||769470.0|
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. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 0.31 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.81 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 11.73. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount. After reviewing these and other key valuation criteria, GEVO INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|GEVO NM||Peers 70.76||GEVO NM||Peers 306.30|
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.
GEVO's P/E is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.
Neutral. 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.
GEVO's P/CF is negative making the measure meaningless.
|GEVO NM||Peers 39.26||GEVO NA||Peers 2.07|
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.
GEVO'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.
|GEVO 0.31||Peers 11.73||GEVO 68.34||Peers -202.73|
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.
GEVO 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.
GEVO is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
|GEVO 0.48||Peers 2.43||GEVO -8.13||Peers -25.78|
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.
GEVO 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.
GEVO has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.