TransGlobe Energy CorpFind Ratings Reports
TRANSGLOBE ENERGY CORP's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2017 has significantly increased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though it increased sales and net income significantly, the company was unable to grow at a faster pace than its industry competitors. TRANSGLOBE ENERGY CORP has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.45 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 23.54% 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||Q1 FY17||Q1 FY16|
|Net Sales ($mil)||22.46||17.17|
|Net Income ($mil)||-12.88||-16.25|
|Balance Sheet||Q1 FY17||Q1 FY16|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||37.7||122.03|
|Total Assets ($mil)||403.69||441.62|
|Total Debt ($mil)||84.81||66.51|
|Profitability||Q1 FY17||Q1 FY16|
|Gross Profit Margin||54.05||23.58|
|Return on Assets||-20.88||-25.05|
|Return on Equity||-30.98||-31.09|
|Debt||Q1 FY17||Q1 FY16|
|Share Data||Q1 FY17||Q1 FY16|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||72.21||72.21|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||3.77||4.93|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||70878.0||106625.0|
SELL. The current P/E ratio is negative, which has no meaningful value in the assessment of premium or discount valuation, it simply displays that the company has negative earnings. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 0.35 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.04 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 87.40. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount. After reviewing these and other key valuation criteria, TRANSGLOBE ENERGY CORP proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|TGA NM||Peers 54.47||TGA NM||Peers 15.44|
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.
TGA'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.
TGA's P/CF is negative making the measure meaningless.
|TGA NA||Peers 27.57||TGA NA||Peers 1.09|
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.
|TGA 0.35||Peers 87.40||TGA 24.21||Peers 95.61|
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.
TGA 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, TGA is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|TGA 1.42||Peers 2.23||TGA -15.46||Peers 7.47|
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.
TGA 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.
TGA significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth