GEVO : NASDAQ : Basic Materials
$0.48 -0.01 | -1.40%
Today's Range: 0.48 - 0.49
Avg. Daily Volume: 7,804,900
09/27/16 - 3:31 PM ET

Financial Analysis


GEVO INC's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has significantly decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have dropped, however the growth has outpaced the average competitor within the industry. GEVO INC has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.70 which shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year, indicating deteriorating cash flow.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained unchanged from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is in a position in which financial difficulties could develop in the future.

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Income Statement Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)8.118.92
EBITDA ($mil)-3.83-4.91
EBIT ($mil)-5.49-6.53
Net Income ($mil)-21.49-14.37


Balance Sheet Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)22.6222.53
Total Assets ($mil)109.25110.05
Total Debt ($mil)40.3636.98
Equity ($mil)58.1958.19


Profitability Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Gross Profit Margin-4.674.96
EBITDA Margin-47.22-55.04
Operating Margin-67.69-73.18
Sales Turnover0.270.31
Return on Assets-36.22-30.65
Return on Equity-68.0-57.96
Debt Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Current Ratio0.811.88
Debt/Capital0.410.39
Interest Expense2.252.03
Interest Coverage-2.45-3.22


Share Data Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)89.2416.5
Div / share0.00.0
EPS-0.44-1.1
Book value / share0.653.53
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume7866159.08840888.0

Valuation


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 0.74 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.82 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 15.56. The price-to-sales ratio is below the S&P 500 average and is well below 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.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
GEVO NM Peers 80.60   GEVO NM Peers 10.97

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.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
GEVO NM Peers 49.84   GEVO NA Peers 3.87

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.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
GEVO 0.74 Peers 15.56   GEVO 63.80 Peers -227.20

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.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
GEVO 1.44 Peers 2.58   GEVO -13.69 Peers -26.14

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.

 

 

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