Martin Midstream Partners LP

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MMLP : NASDAQ : Basic Materials
$18.85 up 0.55 | 3.01%
Today's Range: 18.2 - 19.05
Avg. Daily Volume: 187400.0
05/26/17 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis

MARTIN MIDSTREAM PARTNERS LP's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2016 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales decreased, the net income has increased. MARTIN MIDSTREAM PARTNERS LP has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.79 which shows a lack of ability to cover 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 decreased by 20.78% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is in a position in which financial difficulties could develop in the future.

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Income Statement Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)236.9254.37
EBITDA ($mil)46.7348.33
EBIT ($mil)20.8624.81
Net Income ($mil)17.886.84

Balance Sheet Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)0.020.03
Total Assets ($mil)1246.361380.47
Total Debt ($mil)808.11865.0
Equity ($mil)312.01393.88

Profitability Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Gross Profit Margin39.7140.76
EBITDA Margin19.7218.99
Operating Margin8.89.76
Sales Turnover0.660.75
Return on Assets2.532.78
Return on Equity10.149.43
Debt Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Current Ratio1.651.41
Interest Expense12.8411.82
Interest Coverage1.632.1

Share Data Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)35.4535.46
Div / share0.50.81
Book value / share8.811.11
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume197053.0206333.0


HOLD. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 138.04 for the Oil, Gas & Consumable Fuels industry and a premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.02. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.08 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.00 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 79.83. 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, MARTIN MIDSTREAM PARTNERS LP proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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MMLP 28.15 Peers 138.04   MMLP 5.85 Peers 10.48

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

MMLP 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.

MMLP is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

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  Price to
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MMLP 30.00 Peers 34.57   MMLP NM Peers 0.63

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

MMLP is trading at a 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.

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

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  Earnings Growth
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MMLP 2.08 Peers 79.83   MMLP 10.16 Peers 83.60

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.

MMLP 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, MMLP 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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MMLP 0.78 Peers 2.32   MMLP -20.21 Peers 2.83

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.

MMLP 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.

MMLP significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth



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