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
Interest Expense0.00.0
Interest Coverage0.00.0

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


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.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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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.

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  Price to
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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.

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  Earnings Growth
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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.

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  Sales Growth
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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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