Luminex Corp

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LMNX : NASDAQ : Health Care
$19.81 | %
Today's Range: 0.0 - 0.0
Avg. Daily Volume: 184800.0
09/18/17 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis

LUMINEX CORP's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2017 has 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. LUMINEX CORP is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 4.06 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 5.98% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is very unlikely to face financial difficulties in the near future.

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Income Statement Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)76.4664.17
EBITDA ($mil)13.6313.78
EBIT ($mil)7.989.51
Net Income ($mil)5.545.65

Balance Sheet Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)103.7181.72
Total Assets ($mil)458.95435.01
Total Debt ($mil)0.00.0
Equity ($mil)418.59394.96

Profitability Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Gross Profit Margin70.0374.04
EBITDA Margin17.8321.48
Operating Margin10.4414.82
Sales Turnover0.650.57
Return on Assets3.089.47
Return on Equity3.3810.43
Debt Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Current Ratio5.74.79
Interest Expense0.00.0
Interest Coverage0.00.0

Share Data Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)43.2742.63
Div / share0.060.0
Book value / share9.689.27
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume185276.0229892.0


HOLD. LUMINEX CORP's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 66.42 for the Life Sciences Tools & Services industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.88. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.05 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.10 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 6.84. The price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average, but well below the industry average. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, LUMINEX CORP proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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LMNX 61.94 Peers 66.42   LMNX 21.76 Peers 27.29

Average. An average P/E ratio can signify an industry neutral price for a stock and an average growth expectation.

LMNX is trading at a valuation on par with 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.

LMNX is trading at a discount to its peers.

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  Price to
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LMNX 27.72 Peers 30.86   LMNX 0.90 Peers 0.98

Premium. A higher price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher future growth expectations.

LMNX is trading at a premium to its peers.


Average. 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.

LMNX trades at a valuation on par to its peers.

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  Earnings Growth
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LMNX 2.05 Peers 6.84   LMNX -66.67 Peers 6.85

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.

LMNX is trading at a significant discount to its peers.


Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

However, LMNX is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.

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  Sales Growth
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LMNX 2.88 Peers 11.02   LMNX 19.95 Peers 11.89

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.

LMNX is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.


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

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



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