Matthews International Corp

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MATW : NASDAQ : Services
$59.95 0.0 | 0.0%
Today's Range: 59.9 - 60.5
Avg. Daily Volume: 78900.0
09/21/17 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis


MATTHEWS INTL CORP's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2017 is essentially unchanged 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. MATTHEWS INTL CORP 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 decreased from the same period last year.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 9.70% 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 Q3 FY17 Q3 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)389.63382.06
EBITDA ($mil)61.461.13
EBIT ($mil)42.8844.01
Net Income ($mil)29.4923.92


Balance Sheet Q3 FY17 Q3 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)56.7585.96
Total Assets ($mil)2235.92126.82
Total Debt ($mil)941.96919.42
Equity ($mil)761.49694.1


Profitability Q3 FY17 Q3 FY16
Gross Profit Margin41.7642.51
EBITDA Margin15.7516.0
Operating Margin11.0111.52
Sales Turnover0.670.69
Return on Assets3.452.81
Return on Equity10.158.62
Debt Q3 FY17 Q3 FY16
Current Ratio2.132.26
Debt/Capital0.550.57
Interest Expense6.996.26
Interest Coverage6.147.03


Share Data Q3 FY17 Q3 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)32.1932.11
Div / share0.170.15
EPS0.910.73
Book value / share23.6621.61
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume79547.089551.0

Valuation


BUY. MATTHEWS INTL CORP's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 33.55 for the Commercial Services & Supplies industry and a value on par with the S&P 500 average of 24.88. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.49 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.10 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 6.13. 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, MATTHEWS INTL 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
MATW 24.73 Peers 33.55   MATW 13.77 Peers 19.88

Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.

MATW 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.

MATW 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
MATW 14.87 Peers 26.88   MATW 0.32 Peers 1.46

Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.

MATW 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.

MATW 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
MATW 2.49 Peers 6.13   MATW 31.49 Peers 128.98

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.

MATW 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, MATW 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
MATW 1.27 Peers 2.71   MATW 1.68 Peers 14.68

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.

MATW 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.

MATW significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth

 

 

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