Perma-Pipe International Holdings IncFind Ratings Reports
PERMA-PIPE INTERNATIONAL HOL's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2021 has significantly increased when compared to the same period a year ago. The company has grown sales and net income significantly, outpacing the average growth rates of competitors within its subsector. PERMA-PIPE INTERNATIONAL HOL has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.46 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 remained virtually unchanged only decreasing by 2.58% 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||Q2 FY21||Q2 FY20|
|Net Sales ($mil)||39.8||20.37|
|Net Income ($mil)||3.42||0.27|
|Balance Sheet||Q2 FY21||Q2 FY20|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||6.73||10.26|
|Total Assets ($mil)||121.69||100.0|
|Total Debt ($mil)||31.25||22.38|
|Profitability||Q2 FY21||Q2 FY20|
|Gross Profit Margin||29.85||17.16|
|Return on Assets||-2.31||-0.89|
|Return on Equity||-5.41||-1.68|
|Debt||Q2 FY21||Q2 FY20|
|Share Data||Q2 FY21||Q2 FY20|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||8.14||8.17|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||6.39||6.55|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||30072.0||18108.0|
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 1.33 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 4.43 and a significant discount versus the subsector average of 5.83. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the subsector average, indicating a discount. After reviewing these and other key valuation criteria, PERMA-PIPE INTERNATIONAL HOL proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives.
|PPIH NM||Peers 40.06||PPIH NM||Peers 210.15|
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.
PPIH's P/E is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.
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.
PPIH's P/CF is negative making the measure meaningless.
|PPIH NA||Peers 23.29||PPIH NA||Peers 0.51|
Neutral. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth potential.
Ratio not available.
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.
|PPIH 1.33||Peers 5.83||PPIH -191.66||Peers 98.61|
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.
PPIH 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, PPIH is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|PPIH 0.65||Peers 3.12||PPIH -3.66||Peers 16.76|
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.
PPIH is trading at a significant discount to its subsector on this measurement.
Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the subsector implies that a company is losing market share.
PPIH significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth.