Tetra Technologies IncFind Ratings Reports
TETRA TECHNOLOGIES INC/DE's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has significantly 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 1.00 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.
At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has significantly decreased by 56.36% 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 FY16||Q1 FY15|
|Net Sales ($mil)||169.33||251.09|
|Net Income ($mil)||-88.33||-4.45|
|Balance Sheet||Q1 FY16||Q1 FY15|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||32.52||43.32|
|Total Assets ($mil)||1437.3||2028.88|
|Total Debt ($mil)||841.37||949.79|
|Profitability||Q1 FY16||Q1 FY15|
|Gross Profit Margin||22.57||33.62|
|Return on Assets||-14.61||-8.24|
|Return on Equity||-134.98||-46.87|
|Debt||Q1 FY16||Q1 FY15|
|Share Data||Q1 FY16||Q1 FY15|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||80.26||79.63|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||1.94||4.48|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||1424075.0||996090.0|
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 3.16 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.81 and a premium versus the industry average of 2.65. 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 premium to investment alternatives within the industry.
|TTI NM||Peers 36.58||TTI 2.54||Peers 11.48|
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 significant discount to its peers.
|TTI NM||Peers 78.27||TTI NA||Peers 0.17|
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.
|TTI 3.16||Peers 2.65||TTI -24.52||Peers -202.07|
Premium. A higher price-to-book ratio makes a stock less attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.
TTI is trading at a premium 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.
|TTI 0.47||Peers 2.57||TTI -6.05||Peers -33.46|
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.