Quanta Services Inc

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PWR : NYSE : Industrial Goods
$28.27 | %
Today's Range: 27.91 - 28.46
Avg. Daily Volume: 2,029,600
10/21/16 - 4:01 PM ET

Financial Analysis

QUANTA SERVICES INC's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have dropped, although the growth in net income underperformed the average competitor within the industry, the revenue growth did not. QUANTA SERVICES INC has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.28 which shows that technically this company has the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year, indicating deteriorating cash flow.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has decreased by 23.73% 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 FY16 Q2 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)1792.431872.34
EBITDA ($mil)86.37118.61
EBIT ($mil)35.4768.85
Net Income ($mil)16.5646.11

Balance Sheet Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)162.3465.43
Total Assets ($mil)5297.16130.51
Total Debt ($mil)406.72216.89
Equity ($mil)3200.324196.24

Profitability Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Gross Profit Margin13.5614.34
EBITDA Margin4.816.33
Operating Margin1.983.68
Sales Turnover1.391.29
Return on Assets4.684.25
Return on Equity2.425.43
Debt Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Current Ratio1.861.96
Interest Expense3.581.68
Interest Coverage9.941.11

Share Data Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)151.07206.0
Div / share0.00.0
Book value / share21.1820.37
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume1998751.02438489.0


HOLD. QUANTA SERVICES INC's P/E ratio indicates a significant premium compared to an average of 31.25 for the Construction & Engineering industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.54. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.32 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.72 and a discount versus the industry average of 1.99. The current price-to-sales ratio is well below the S&P 500 average, but above the industry average. The valuation analysis reveals that, QUANTA SERVICES 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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PWR 61.96 Peers 31.25   PWR 6.51 Peers 12.03

Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.

PWR is trading at a significant premium 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.

PWR is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

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  Price to
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PWR 13.87 Peers 17.04   PWR 0.40 Peers 1.14

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

PWR 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.

PWR trades at a significant discount to its peers.

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  Earnings Growth
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PWR 1.32 Peers 1.99   PWR -56.74 Peers 0.02

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.

PWR 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, PWR is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.

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  Sales Growth
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PWR 0.57 Peers 0.55   PWR -7.12 Peers -1.10

Average. 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.

PWR is trading at a valuation on par with its industry on this measurement.


Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.

PWR significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth



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