Grupo Simec SAB de CV

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SIM : AMEX : Basic Materials
$7.16 -0.09 | -1.24%
Today's Range: 7.16 - 7.37
Avg. Daily Volume: 7,000
07/25/16 - 3:54 PM ET

Financial Analysis


GRUPO SIMEC SA DE CV's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has increased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales decreased, the net income has increased. GRUPO SIMEC SA DE CV is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 2.12 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 remained unchanged 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 ($mil)354.46452.41
EBITDA ($mil)51.5157.27
EBIT ($mil)35.2139.48
Net Income ($mil)59.9328.95


Balance Sheet Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)361.87489.99
Total Assets ($mil)2230.392355.44
Total Debt ($mil)0.30.3
Equity ($mil)1785.751793.3


Profitability Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Gross Profit Margin20.0716.62
EBITDA Margin14.5312.65
Operating Margin9.938.73
Sales Turnover0.610.75
Return on Assets3.733.63
Return on Equity4.674.76
Debt Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Current Ratio3.723.26
Debt/Capital0.00.0
Interest Expense0.370.68
Interest Coverage96.4658.15


Share Data Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)161.76164.04
Div / share0.00.0
EPS0.370.18
Book value / share11.0410.93
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume7005.05396.0

Valuation


HOLD. GRUPO SIMEC SA DE CV's P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 165.02 for the Metals & Mining industry and a significant discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.05. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 0.65 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.81 and a discount versus the industry average of 1.91. 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, GRUPO SIMEC SA DE CV proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
SIM 13.85 Peers 165.02   SIM 559.01 Peers 12.79

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

SIM is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 

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.

SIM is trading at a significant premium to its peers.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
SIM 0.60 Peers 44.32   SIM 0.00 Peers 2.15

Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.

SIM is trading at a significant discount to 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.

SIM trades at a significant discount to its peers.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
SIM 0.65 Peers 1.91   SIM -1.89 Peers -163.28

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.

SIM is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 

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

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

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
SIM 0.86 Peers 3.52   SIM -22.96 Peers -15.18

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.

SIM 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.

SIM significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth

 

 

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