Hudson Technologies Inc

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HDSN : NASDAQ : Industrial Goods
$6.64 -0.15 | -2.21%
Today's Range: 6.49 - 6.96
Avg. Daily Volume: 488,300
10/24/16 - 4:00 PM 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
Interest Expense0.350.24
Interest Coverage23.1420.17

Share Data Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)33.232.62
Div / share0.00.0
Book value / share1.741.51
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume487319.0296850.0


BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 40.52 for the Commercial Services & Supplies industry and a premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.64. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 3.81 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.73 and a discount versus the industry average of 4.95. The current price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average and above the industry average, indicating a premium. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, HUDSON TECHNOLOGIES INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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HDSN 28.87 Peers 40.52   HDSN NM Peers 16.27

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.

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  Price to
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HDSN 13.55 Peers 24.26   HDSN 0.27 Peers 3.79

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.

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  Earnings Growth
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HDSN 3.81 Peers 4.95   HDSN 109.09 Peers 12.17

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 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.

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  Sales Growth
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HDSN 2.40 Peers 2.35   HDSN 23.83 Peers 4.65

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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