McEwen Mining Inc

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MUX : NYSE : Basic Materials
$3.90 | %
Today's Range: 3.85 - 3.98
Avg. Daily Volume: 4,165,000
07/22/16 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis

MCEWEN MINING INC's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2016 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales decreased, the net income has increased. MCEWEN MINING INC is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 2.27 which clearly shows the ability to cover any 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 remained virtually unchanged only decreasing by 4.06% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is very unlikely to face financial difficulties in the near future.

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Income Statement Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)21.1922.88
EBITDA ($mil)6.095.53
EBIT ($mil)5.414.84
Net Income ($mil)12.996.02

Balance Sheet Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)35.0818.51
Total Assets ($mil)479.99526.73
Total Debt ($mil)0.00.0
Equity ($mil)429.72447.92

Profitability Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Gross Profit Margin55.4454.96
EBITDA Margin28.7424.18
Operating Margin25.5221.15
Sales Turnover0.150.11
Return on Assets-2.8-61.47
Return on Equity-3.13-72.29
Debt Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Current Ratio3.31.95
Interest Expense0.00.0
Interest Coverage0.00.0

Share Data Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)298.08300.53
Div / share0.010.0
Book value / share1.441.49
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume3828036.02037802.0


HOLD. This stock’s P/E ratio is negative, making its value useless in the assessment of premium or discount valuation, only displaying that the company has negative earnings per share. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 3.22 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.80 and a premium versus the industry average of 1.99. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, MCEWEN MINING INC seems to be trading at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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MUX NM Peers 148.02   MUX 55.98 Peers 13.13

Neutral. The absence of a valid P/E ratio happens when a stock can not be valued on the basis of a negative stream of earnings.

MUX's P/E is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.


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.

MUX is trading at a significant premium to its peers.

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  Price to
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MUX 58.00 Peers 58.51   MUX NA Peers 2.49

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

MUX is trading at a significant 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.

Ratio not available.

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  Earnings Growth
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MUX 3.22 Peers 1.99   MUX 96.30 Peers -163.46

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.

MUX 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.

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

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  Sales Growth
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MUX 19.41 Peers 3.67   MUX 24.90 Peers -15.31

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.

MUX is trading at a significant premium to its industry.


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

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



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