Molina Healthcare Inc.Find Ratings Reports
MOLINA HEALTHCARE INC's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2019 has increased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales decreased, the net income has increased, representing an increase to the bottom line. MOLINA HEALTHCARE INC has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.42 which shows that technically this company has the 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 increased by 18.15% 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||Q1 FY19||Q1 FY18|
|Net Sales ($mil)||4119.0||4646.0|
|Net Income ($mil)||198.0||107.0|
|Balance Sheet||Q1 FY19||Q1 FY18|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||4732.0||6250.0|
|Total Assets ($mil)||7579.0||9133.0|
|Total Debt ($mil)||1653.0||2082.0|
|Profitability||Q1 FY19||Q1 FY18|
|Gross Profit Margin||14.81||13.62|
|Return on Assets||10.52||-5.27|
|Return on Equity||43.48||-31.03|
|Debt||Q1 FY19||Q1 FY18|
|Share Data||Q1 FY19||Q1 FY18|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||63.0||62.0|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||29.13||25.05|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||621582.0||913610.0|
BUY. MOLINA HEALTHCARE INC's P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 101.30 for the Health Care Providers & Services industry and a significant discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 22.29. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 4.88 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 3.37 and a significant premium versus the industry average of 3.33. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount. The valuation analysis reveals that, MOLINA HEALTHCARE INC seems to be trading at a discount to investment alternatives.
|MOH 11.92||Peers 101.30||MOH NM||Peers 17.32|
Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.
MOH is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
Neutral. 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.
MOH's P/CF is negative making the measure meaningless.
|MOH 12.06||Peers 14.80||MOH 3.33||Peers 0.83|
Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.
MOH is trading at a discount to its peers.
Premium. 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.
MOH trades at a significant premium to its peers.
|MOH 4.88||Peers 3.33||MOH 236.22||Peers -2.51|
Premium. A higher price-to-book ratio makes a stock less attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.
MOH is trading at a significant premium to its peers.
Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
MOH is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
|MOH 0.49||Peers 1.80||MOH -6.44||Peers 14.02|
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.
MOH 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.
MOH significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth.