Rowan Cos. Plc

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RDC : NYSE : Industrial Services
$12.25 | %
Today's Range: 0.0 - 0.0
Avg. Daily Volume: 2803400.0
03/22/18 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis

ROWAN COMPANIES PLC's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2017 has decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales decreased, the net income has increased. ROWAN COMPANIES PLC is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 6.00 which clearly shows the ability to cover any 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 5.32% 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 Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)296.7351.8
EBITDA ($mil)82.9146.3
EBIT ($mil)-16.844.6
Net Income ($mil)112.0-24.4

Balance Sheet Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)1332.11255.5
Total Assets ($mil)8458.38675.6
Total Debt ($mil)2510.32680.2
Equity ($mil)5386.15113.9

Profitability Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Gross Profit Margin39.3748.86
EBITDA Margin27.9441.58
Operating Margin-5.6612.68
Sales Turnover0.150.2
Return on Assets0.853.69
Return on Equity1.346.26
Debt Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Current Ratio6.063.27
Interest Expense38.738.9
Interest Coverage-0.431.15

Share Data Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)126.3125.5
Div / share0.00.0
Book value / share42.6540.75
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume2874586.03341775.0


HOLD. The current P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 69.30 for the Energy Equipment & Services industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.66. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 0.28 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.28 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 2.83. 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, ROWAN COMPANIES PLC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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RDC 21.11 Peers 69.30   RDC 4.98 Peers 167.49

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

RDC is trading at a significant 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.

RDC is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

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  Price to
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RDC NM Peers 159.02   RDC NM Peers 0.72

Neutral. The absence of a valid price-to-projected earnings ratio happens when a stock can not be valued on the basis of a negative expected future earnings.

RDC's ratio is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.


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.

RDC's negative PEG ratio makes this valuation measure meaningless.

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  Earnings Growth
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RDC 0.28 Peers 2.83   RDC -78.04 Peers 356.11

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.

RDC 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, RDC 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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RDC 1.16 Peers 2.39   RDC -24.57 Peers 29.54

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.

RDC is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.


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

RDC significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth



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