Huntsman Corp

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HUN : NYSE : Basic Materials
$25.31 -0.43 | -1.67%
Today's Range: 25.15 - 25.65
Avg. Daily Volume: 4964600.0
06/26/17 - 4:04 PM ET

Financial Analysis


HUNTSMAN CORP's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2017 has increased when compared to the same period a year ago. The company has grown sales and net income during the past quarter when compared with the same quarter a year ago, however, it was unable to keep up with the growth of the average competitor within its industry. HUNTSMAN CORP has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.07 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 remained virtually unchanged only decreasing by 3.13% 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 Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)2469.02355.0
EBITDA ($mil)307.0256.0
EBIT ($mil)201.0156.0
Net Income ($mil)76.056.0


Balance Sheet Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)469.0218.0
Total Assets ($mil)9488.09840.0
Total Debt ($mil)4222.04828.0
Equity ($mil)1452.01499.0


Profitability Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Gross Profit Margin23.1721.91
EBITDA Margin12.4310.87
Operating Margin8.146.62
Sales Turnover1.031.02
Return on Assets3.641.46
Return on Equity24.19.8
Debt Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Current Ratio2.072.15
Debt/Capital0.740.76
Interest Expense48.050.0
Interest Coverage4.193.12


Share Data Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)239.72236.27
Div / share0.130.13
EPS0.310.24
Book value / share6.066.34
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume4923671.02463541.0

Valuation


BUY. The current P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 30.36 for the Chemicals industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.75. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 4.12 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 3.09 and a discount versus the industry average of 5.57. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, HUNTSMAN CORP 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
HUN 17.43 Peers 30.36   HUN 5.40 Peers 16.43

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

HUN is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 

Discount. 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.

HUN is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
HUN 10.28 Peers 20.06   HUN 0.31 Peers 4.65

Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.

HUN is trading at a significant discount to 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.

HUN 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
HUN 4.12 Peers 5.57   HUN 134.42 Peers 7.05

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.

HUN 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.

HUN 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
HUN 0.61 Peers 2.41   HUN -2.93 Peers 3.40

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.

HUN 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.

HUN significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth

 

 

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