Martin Midstream Partners LPFind Ratings Reports
MARTIN MIDSTREAM PARTNERS LP's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2017 has decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. The company has grown sales and net income during the past quarter when compared with the same quarter a year ago, however, it was unable to keep up with the growth of the average competitor within its industry. MARTIN MIDSTREAM PARTNERS LP has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.97 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 remained virtually unchanged only decreasing by 4.41% 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 FY17||Q4 FY16|
|Net Sales ($mil)||305.74||236.9|
|Net Income ($mil)||18.85||17.88|
|Balance Sheet||Q4 FY17||Q4 FY16|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||0.03||0.02|
|Total Assets ($mil)||1253.5||1246.36|
|Total Debt ($mil)||812.63||808.11|
|Profitability||Q4 FY17||Q4 FY16|
|Gross Profit Margin||19.05||23.95|
|Return on Assets||1.36||2.53|
|Return on Equity||5.74||10.14|
|Debt||Q4 FY17||Q4 FY16|
|Share Data||Q4 FY17||Q4 FY16|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||38.45||35.45|
|Div / share||0.5||0.5|
|Book value / share||7.76||8.8|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||130952.0||200433.0|
HOLD. MARTIN MIDSTREAM PARTNERS LP's P/E ratio indicates a premium compared to an average of 28.66 for the Oil, Gas & Consumable Fuels industry and a premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.83. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.92 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.22 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 4.77. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount.
|MMLP 33.86||Peers 28.66||MMLP 8.49||Peers 9.53|
Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.
MMLP 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.
MMLP is trading at a discount to its peers.
|MMLP 19.10||Peers 17.79||MMLP 0.65||Peers 1.95|
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 significant premium 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.
MMLP trades at a significant discount to its peers.
|MMLP 1.92||Peers 4.77||MMLP -32.31||Peers 504.08|
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.
|MMLP 0.61||Peers 2.38||MMLP 14.34||Peers 26.20|
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