Gevo Inc.Find Ratings Reports
GEVO INC's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2017 has significantly 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. GEVO INC has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.13 which shows that technically this company has the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year, indicating improving cash flow.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has decreased by 8.27% from the same quarter last year. Together, the key liquidity measurements indicate that it is relatively unlikely that the company will face financial difficulties in the near future.
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|Income Statement||Q4 FY17||Q4 FY16|
|Net Sales ($mil)||6.68||5.84|
|Net Income ($mil)||-4.39||-2.29|
|Balance Sheet||Q4 FY17||Q4 FY16|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||11.55||27.89|
|Total Assets ($mil)||88.85||112.32|
|Total Debt ($mil)||14.01||34.14|
|Profitability||Q4 FY17||Q4 FY16|
|Gross Profit Margin||-16.68||-13.02|
|Return on Assets||-27.71||-33.14|
|Return on Equity||-38.76||-53.74|
|Debt||Q4 FY17||Q4 FY16|
|Share Data||Q4 FY17||Q4 FY16|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||21.81||7.07|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||2.91||9.79|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||457349.0||636804.0|
SELL. The current P/E ratio is negative, which has no meaningful value in the assessment of premium or discount valuation, it simply displays that the company has negative earnings. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 0.13 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.22 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 4.68. 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 29.82||GEVO NM||Peers 9.56|
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 18.37||GEVO NA||Peers 0.60|
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 0.13||Peers 4.68||GEVO 88.75||Peers 502.70|
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.
Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
However, GEVO is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|GEVO 0.30||Peers 2.43||GEVO 1.18||Peers 27.96|
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.
Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.
GEVO significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth