TransGlobe Energy Corp

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TGA : NASDAQ : Basic Materials
$1.26 | %
Today's Range: 1.2221 - 1.26
Avg. Daily Volume: 61900.0
09/22/17 - 3:59 PM ET

Financial Analysis

TRANSGLOBE ENERGY CORP's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2017 has significantly increased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased, representing a decrease to the bottom line. TRANSGLOBE ENERGY CORP is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 2.53 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has significantly decreased by 37.35% 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 Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)48.5519.09
EBITDA ($mil)28.64.28
EBIT ($mil)-49.34-3.81
Net Income ($mil)-56.62-12.05

Balance Sheet Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)21.64124.31
Total Assets ($mil)337.6433.01
Total Debt ($mil)83.7370.64
Equity ($mil)215.59344.15

Profitability Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Gross Profit Margin68.9444.26
EBITDA Margin58.9122.4
Operating Margin-101.63-19.94
Sales Turnover0.280.15
Return on Assets-38.17-25.43
Return on Equity-59.77-31.99
Debt Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Current Ratio3.41.74
Interest Expense1.721.46
Interest Coverage-28.73-2.61

Share Data Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)72.2172.21
Div / share0.00.0
Book value / share2.994.77
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume61331.081864.0


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 0.41 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.11 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 452.14. 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.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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TGA NM Peers 54.34   TGA NM Peers 11.51

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.

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  Price to
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TGA NA Peers 53.83   TGA NA Peers 0.55

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.

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  Earnings Growth
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TGA 0.41 Peers 452.14   TGA -14.64 Peers 184.92

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.

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  Sales Growth
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TGA 0.94 Peers 2.15   TGA 43.52 Peers 21.07

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.


Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.

TGA has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.



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