KBR IncFind Ratings Reports
KBR INC's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has significantly decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased, representing a decrease to the bottom line. KBR INC has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.26 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.
At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has significantly decreased by 28.92% 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 ($mil)||1190.0||1080.0|
|Net Income ($mil)||-87.0||42.0|
|Balance Sheet||Q4 FY16||Q4 FY15|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||538.0||885.0|
|Total Assets ($mil)||4144.0||3412.0|
|Total Debt ($mil)||693.0||61.0|
|Profitability||Q4 FY16||Q4 FY15|
|Gross Profit Margin||1.68||9.63|
|Return on Assets||-1.47||5.94|
|Return on Equity||-8.05||19.06|
|Debt||Q4 FY16||Q4 FY15|
|Share Data||Q4 FY16||Q4 FY15|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||142.8||142.06|
|Div / share||0.08||0.08|
|Book value / share||5.3||7.5|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||1809344.0||1601221.0|
SELL. The current P/E ratio is negative, which has no meaningful value in the assessment of premium or discount valuation, it simply displays that the company has negative earnings. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.80 indicates valuation on par with the S&P 500 average of 2.99 and a premium versus the industry average of 2.35. The current price-to-sales ratio is well below the S&P 500 average and is also below the industry average, indicating a discount. After reviewing these and other key valuation criteria, KBR INC proves to trade at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.
|KBR NM||Peers 34.73||KBR 34.76||Peers 13.17|
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.
KBR's P/E is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.
Premium. 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.
KBR is trading at a significant premium to its peers.
|KBR 10.61||Peers 17.16||KBR NA||Peers 0.64|
Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.
KBR is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
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.
|KBR 2.80||Peers 2.35||KBR -130.71||Peers 116.70|
Premium. A higher price-to-book ratio makes a stock less attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.
KBR is trading at a premium to its peers.
Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
However, KBR is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|KBR 0.50||Peers 0.62||KBR -16.25||Peers 10.42|
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.
KBR is trading at a discount to its industry on this measurement.
Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.
KBR significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth