Hudson Technologies Inc

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HDSN : NASDAQ : Industrial Goods
$6.35 -0.12 | -1.90%
Today's Range: 6.28 - 6.53
Avg. Daily Volume: 672,900
09/29/16 - 9:45 AM ET

Financial Analysis


HUDSON TECHNOLOGIES INC's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has 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. HUDSON TECHNOLOGIES INC has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.66 which shows a lack of 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 increased by 17.77% 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 ($mil)34.6128.64
EBITDA ($mil)8.685.3
EBIT ($mil)8.144.76
Net Income ($mil)4.832.81


Balance Sheet Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)1.541.48
Total Assets ($mil)97.5683.55
Total Debt ($mil)30.0614.73
Equity ($mil)57.8349.1


Profitability Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Gross Profit Margin31.8727.07
EBITDA Margin25.0818.5
Operating Margin23.5316.63
Sales Turnover0.940.89
Return on Assets8.024.2
Return on Equity13.547.16
Debt Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Current Ratio2.362.33
Debt/Capital0.340.23
Interest Expense0.350.24
Interest Coverage23.1420.17


Share Data Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)33.232.62
Div / share0.00.0
EPS0.140.08
Book value / share1.741.51
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume632862.054274.0

Valuation


BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 44.52 for the Commercial Services & Supplies industry and a premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.19. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 3.66 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.82 and a discount versus the industry average of 5.15. The current price-to-sales ratio is above the S&P 500 average, but below the industry average. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, HUDSON TECHNOLOGIES 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
HDSN 27.74 Peers 44.52   HDSN NM Peers 17.23

Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.

HDSN is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 

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.

HDSN'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
HDSN 13.02 Peers 24.44   HDSN 0.26 Peers 3.64

Average. An average price-to-projected earnings ratio can signify an industry neutral stock price and average future growth expectations.

HDSN is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.

 

Discount. 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.

HDSN trades at a significant discount to its peers.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
HDSN 3.66 Peers 5.15   HDSN 109.09 Peers 12.86

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.

HDSN 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.

HDSN 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
HDSN 2.31 Peers 2.34   HDSN 23.83 Peers 4.43

Average. 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.

HDSN is trading at a valuation on par with its industry on this measurement.

 

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

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

 

 

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