Huntsman Corp

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HUN : NYSE : Basic Materials
$24.0 | %
Today's Range: 23.97 - 24.37
Avg. Daily Volume: 2884400.0
04/21/17 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis


HUNTSMAN CORP's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has increased when compared to the same period a year ago. The company has grown its sales and net income during the past quarter when compared with the same quarter a year ago, and although its growth in net income has outpaced the industry average, its revenue growth has not. HUNTSMAN CORP has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.05 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 10.74% 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 FY16 Q4 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)2395.02332.0
EBITDA ($mil)237.0187.0
EBIT ($mil)127.085.0
Net Income ($mil)128.04.0


Balance Sheet Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)425.0269.0
Total Assets ($mil)9189.09820.0
Total Debt ($mil)4196.04796.0
Equity ($mil)1287.01442.0


Profitability Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Gross Profit Margin21.5920.5
EBITDA Margin9.898.01
Operating Margin5.33.64
Sales Turnover1.051.05
Return on Assets3.540.94
Return on Equity25.646.72
Debt Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Current Ratio2.02.0
Debt/Capital0.770.77
Interest Expense50.047.0
Interest Coverage2.541.81


Share Data Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)236.37237.08
Div / share0.130.13
EPS0.530.02
Book value / share5.446.08
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume2803850.02543698.0

Valuation


BUY. The current P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 40.70 for the Chemicals industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.92. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 4.47 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.99 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 6.15. 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 17.90 Peers 40.70   HUN 5.29 Peers 15.31

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 11.32 Peers 20.77   HUN 0.59 Peers 1.31

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 4.47 Peers 6.15   HUN 240.00 Peers 4.17

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.

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 0.60 Peers 2.39   HUN -6.24 Peers -0.96

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.

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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