Tetra Technologies Inc

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TTI : NYSE : Basic Materials
$2.68 | %
Today's Range: 0.0 - 0.0
Avg. Daily Volume: 1175600.0
09/20/17 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis

TETRA TECHNOLOGIES INC/DE's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2017 has decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. The company managed to grow both sales and net income at a faster pace than the average competitor in its industry this quarter as compared to the same quarter a year ago. TETRA TECHNOLOGIES INC/DE has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.33 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.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 20.07% 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 FY17 Q2 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)208.37175.66
EBITDA ($mil)24.2822.63
EBIT ($mil)-4.34-10.91
Net Income ($mil)-10.99-26.57

Balance Sheet Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)29.9830.61
Total Assets ($mil)1317.891386.42
Total Debt ($mil)715.05788.22
Equity ($mil)228.67190.45

Profitability Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Gross Profit Margin26.6428.36
EBITDA Margin11.6512.88
Operating Margin-2.08-6.21
Sales Turnover0.550.65
Return on Assets-4.55-18.14
Return on Equity-26.24-132.08
Debt Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Current Ratio2.362.19
Interest Expense14.3311.75
Interest Coverage-0.3-0.93

Share Data Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)115.9292.33
Div / share0.00.0
Book value / share1.972.06
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume1140806.01216088.0


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. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.25 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.10 and a discount versus the industry average of 2.67. 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.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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TTI NM Peers 380.77   TTI 24.52 Peers 28.19

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.


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.

TTI is trading at a discount to its peers.

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  Price to
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TTI NM Peers 47.06   TTI NA Peers 0.50

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.

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  Earnings Growth
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TTI 1.25 Peers 2.67   TTI 80.64 Peers 31.16

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.

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  Sales Growth
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TTI 0.39 Peers 2.66   TTI -20.01 Peers -7.79

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.


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

TTI significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth



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