Matrix Service Co

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MTRX : NASDAQ : Basic Materials
$16.43 | %
Today's Range: 16.42 - 16.90
Avg. Daily Volume: 177,500
08/26/16 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis


MATRIX SERVICE CO's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has significantly increased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales decreased, the net income has increased. MATRIX SERVICE CO has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.06 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 8.95% 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 ($mil)309.42314.16
EBITDA ($mil)12.67-8.66
EBIT ($mil)7.25-14.45
Net Income ($mil)4.36-2.96


Balance Sheet Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)73.4103.18
Total Assets ($mil)549.64579.01
Total Debt ($mil)3.859.93
Equity ($mil)311.05285.49


Profitability Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Gross Profit Margin10.582.68
EBITDA Margin4.09-2.75
Operating Margin2.34-4.6
Sales Turnover2.42.29
Return on Assets5.572.38
Return on Equity9.854.83
Debt Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Current Ratio1.511.36
Debt/Capital0.010.03
Interest Expense0.240.29
Interest Coverage30.07-49.14


Share Data Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)26.6126.72
Div / share0.00.0
EPS0.16-0.11
Book value / share11.6910.69
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume182904.0279686.0

Valuation


HOLD. The current P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 28.89 for the Energy Equipment & Services industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.30. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.50 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.83 and a discount versus the industry average of 2.86. 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 15.57 Peers 28.89   MTRX 51.51 Peers 12.58

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.

 

Premium. 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 is trading at a significant premium to its peers.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
MTRX 13.08 Peers 91.47   MTRX 0.24 Peers 0.10

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 1.50 Peers 2.86   MTRX 121.56 Peers -332.93

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 0.36 Peers 2.83   MTRX -0.49 Peers -35.68

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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