Matrix Service Co

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MTRX : NASDAQ : Basic Materials
$20.8 -0.1 | -0.48%
Today's Range: 20.6 - 20.925
Avg. Daily Volume: 154000.0
12/02/16 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis


MATRIX SERVICE CO's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2017 has decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased, representing a decrease to the bottom line. MATRIX SERVICE CO has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.19 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 7.65% 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 FY17 Q1 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)341.78319.33
EBITDA ($mil)19.2120.53
EBIT ($mil)14.315.1
Net Income ($mil)9.349.94


Balance Sheet Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)35.5869.18
Total Assets ($mil)569.22536.57
Total Debt ($mil)17.199.77
Equity ($mil)325.71302.54


Profitability Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Gross Profit Margin10.8812.53
EBITDA Margin5.616.42
Operating Margin4.184.73
Sales Turnover2.342.5
Return on Assets4.963.94
Return on Equity8.677.0
Debt Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Current Ratio1.711.63
Debt/Capital0.050.03
Interest Expense0.240.26
Interest Coverage58.8557.42


Share Data Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)26.5326.53
Div / share0.00.0
EPS0.350.37
Book value / share12.2811.4
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume182131.0183919.0

Valuation


HOLD. The current P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 47.63 for the Energy Equipment & Services industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.16. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.62 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.79 and a discount versus the industry average of 2.83. 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, MATRIX SERVICE CO 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
MTRX 18.95 Peers 47.63   MTRX NM Peers 15.52

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

MTRX 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.

MTRX's P/CF is negative making the measure meaningless.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
MTRX 13.72 Peers 60.76   MTRX 1.10 Peers 0.23

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

MTRX is trading at a significant 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.

MTRX trades at a significant premium to its peers.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
MTRX 1.62 Peers 2.83   MTRX 34.61 Peers -562.10

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.

MTRX is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 

Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

MTRX is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
MTRX 0.40 Peers 3.05   MTRX -0.48 Peers -35.66

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.

MTRX is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.

 

Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.

MTRX has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

 

 

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