Luminex Corp

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LMNX : NASDAQ : Health Care
$18.04 | %
Today's Range: 0.0 - 0.0
Avg. Daily Volume: 198200.0
03/23/17 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis


LUMINEX CORP's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2016 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 3.13 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 9.53% 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 Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)72.2760.45
EBITDA ($mil)6.6412.01
EBIT ($mil)0.918.0
Net Income ($mil)-3.3620.38


Balance Sheet Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)93.45140.53
Total Assets ($mil)450.72402.56
Total Debt ($mil)0.260.46
Equity ($mil)403.68368.54


Profitability Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Gross Profit Margin66.1676.05
EBITDA Margin9.1919.86
Operating Margin1.2613.23
Sales Turnover0.60.59
Return on Assets3.069.15
Return on Equity3.4210.0
Debt Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Current Ratio4.327.69
Debt/Capital0.00.0
Interest Expense0.00.0
Interest Coverage0.00.0


Share Data Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)42.842.32
Div / share0.00.0
EPS-0.080.47
Book value / share9.438.71
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume186497.0221366.0

Valuation


HOLD. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a premium compared to an average of 47.56 for the Life Sciences Tools & Services industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 26.73. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.94 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.98 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 5.99. The price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average, but well below the industry average.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
LMNX 57.06 Peers 47.56   LMNX 15.73 Peers 22.51

Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.

LMNX is trading at a premium 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.

LMNX 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
LMNX 29.45 Peers 26.06   LMNX NM Peers 1.03

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 significant premium 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.

LMNX's negative PEG ratio makes this valuation measure meaningless.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
LMNX 1.94 Peers 5.99   LMNX -62.80 Peers -6.02

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.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
LMNX 2.89 Peers 33.94   LMNX 13.85 Peers 9.21

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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