Tetra Technologies Inc

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TTI : NYSE : Basic Materials
$6.20 | %
Today's Range: 6.11 - 6.44
Avg. Daily Volume: 1,284,300
08/26/16 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis


TETRA TECHNOLOGIES INC/DE'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 fell significantly; although net income growth outperformed the average competitor in its industry, revenue growth did not. TETRA TECHNOLOGIES INC/DE has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.02 which shows that technically this company has the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year, indicating improving cash flow.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained virtually unchanged only increasing by 3.29% 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 ($mil)175.66316.32
EBITDA ($mil)22.6368.86
EBIT ($mil)-10.9129.79
Net Income ($mil)-26.5714.92


Balance Sheet Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)23.9250.64
Total Assets ($mil)1386.422003.65
Total Debt ($mil)788.22936.11
Equity ($mil)387.78375.41


Profitability Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Gross Profit Margin28.3633.61
EBITDA Margin12.8821.76
Operating Margin-6.219.42
Sales Turnover0.650.59
Return on Assets-18.14-7.47
Return on Equity-64.87-39.9
Debt Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Current Ratio2.191.38
Debt/Capital0.670.71
Interest Expense11.7513.32
Interest Coverage-0.932.24


Share Data Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)80.2680.19
Div / share0.00.0
EPS-0.320.19
Book value / share4.834.68
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume1302212.01210146.0

Valuation


SELL. This stock’s P/E ratio is negative, making its value useless in the assessment of premium or discount valuation, only displaying that the company has negative earnings per share. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.38 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.83 and a discount versus the industry average of 2.86. 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, TETRA TECHNOLOGIES INC/DE 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
TTI NM Peers 28.89   TTI NA Peers 12.58

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.

TTI's P/E is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.

 

Neutral. The P/CF ratio is the stock’s price divided by the sum of the company's cash flow from operations. It is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.

Ratio not available.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
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premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
TTI NA Peers 91.47   TTI NA Peers 0.10

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.

TTI'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.

Ratio not available.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
TTI 1.38 Peers 2.86   TTI -65.78 Peers -332.93

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.

TTI 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.

TTI 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
TTI 0.59 Peers 2.83   TTI -23.70 Peers -35.68

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.

TTI 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.

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

 

 

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