MTZ : NYSE : Industrial Goods
$46.5 up 0.3 | 0.65%
Today's Range: 46.0889 - 47.0
Avg. Daily Volume: 734400.0
07/27/17 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis

MASTEC INC's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2017 has significantly increased when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have grown, and although the growth in revenues has outpaced the average competitor within the industry, the net income growth has not. MASTEC INC has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.35 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, indicating improving cash flow.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 21.49% 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 ($mil)1158.18974.23
EBITDA ($mil)129.2733.88
EBIT ($mil)86.37-5.13
Net Income ($mil)40.97-2.69

Balance Sheet Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)15.693.89
Total Assets ($mil)3115.832986.63
Total Debt ($mil)956.061012.78
Equity ($mil)1142.33940.23

Profitability Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Gross Profit Margin16.759.22
EBITDA Margin11.163.47
Operating Margin7.46-0.53
Sales Turnover1.711.4
Return on Assets5.61-2.52
Return on Equity15.31-8.03
Debt Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Current Ratio1.561.48
Interest Expense12.612.16
Interest Coverage6.86-0.42

Share Data Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)82.6982.22
Div / share0.00.0
Book value / share13.8111.44
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume741613.0869512.0


BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 25.13 for the Construction & Engineering industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.66. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 3.30 indicates valuation on par with the S&P 500 average of 3.07 and a premium versus the industry average of 2.19. The current price-to-sales ratio is well below the S&P 500 average, but above the industry average.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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MTZ 21.23 Peers 25.13   MTZ 10.97 Peers 23.36

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

MTZ is trading at a 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.

MTZ is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

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  Price to
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MTZ 16.91 Peers 17.65   MTZ 0.41 Peers 0.77

Average. An average price-to-projected earnings ratio can signify an industry neutral stock price and average future growth expectations.

MTZ is trading at a valuation on par with 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.

MTZ trades at a significant discount to its peers.

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  Earnings Growth
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MTZ 3.30 Peers 2.19   MTZ 326.31 Peers 400.17

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.

MTZ is trading at a significant premium to its peers.


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

However, MTZ is expected to trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.

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  Sales Growth
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MTZ 0.71 Peers 0.59   MTZ 27.26 Peers 9.29

Premium. 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.

MTZ is trading at a premium to its industry on this measurement.


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

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



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