Metaldyne Performance Group Inc

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MPG : NYSE : Consumer Goods
$23.4 | %
Today's Range: 23.15 - 23.45
Avg. Daily Volume: 308900.0
02/17/17 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis

METALDYNE PERFORMANCE GROUP's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2016 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have dropped, underperforming the average competitor within its industry. METALDYNE PERFORMANCE GROUP has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.45 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 11.37% 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 FY16 Q3 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)676.2746.64
EBITDA ($mil)105.2118.4
EBIT ($mil)50.261.53
Net Income ($mil)19.328.21

Balance Sheet Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)151.1124.57
Total Assets ($mil)3185.73201.98
Total Debt ($mil)1863.71898.57
Equity ($mil)683.7613.88

Profitability Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Gross Profit Margin23.8724.52
EBITDA Margin15.5515.85
Operating Margin7.428.24
Sales Turnover0.90.96
Return on Assets3.143.59
Return on Equity14.6618.73
Debt Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Current Ratio2.01.84
Interest Expense25.726.06
Interest Coverage1.952.36

Share Data Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)65.267.59
Div / share0.090.09
Book value / share10.499.08
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume308017.0234630.0


SELL. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 22.70 for the Auto Components industry and a significant discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 26.35. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.22 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.94 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 3.82. The current price-to-sales ratio is well below the S&P 500 average and is also below the industry average, indicating a discount. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, METALDYNE PERFORMANCE GROUP proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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MPG 16.18 Peers 22.70   MPG 4.91 Peers 9.62

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

MPG 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.

MPG is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

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  Price to
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MPG 13.39 Peers 11.86   MPG NM Peers 4.03

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

MPG 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.

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

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  Earnings Growth
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MPG 2.22 Peers 3.82   MPG -14.29 Peers 46.12

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.

MPG 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, MPG 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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MPG 0.53 Peers 1.01   MPG -6.34 Peers 8.65

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.

MPG 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.

MPG significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth



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