Tetra Technologies Inc

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TTI : NYSE : Basic Materials
$6.07 | %
Today's Range: 0.00 - 0.00
Avg. Daily Volume: 1,408,800
07/25/16 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis


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 ($mil)169.33251.09
EBITDA ($mil)4.6149.37
EBIT ($mil)-29.011.03
Net Income ($mil)-88.33-4.45


Balance Sheet Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)32.5243.32
Total Assets ($mil)1437.32028.88
Total Debt ($mil)841.37949.79
Equity ($mil)155.62356.68


Profitability Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Gross Profit Margin22.5733.62
EBITDA Margin2.7219.66
Operating Margin-17.134.39
Sales Turnover0.730.55
Return on Assets-14.61-8.24
Return on Equity-134.98-46.87
Debt Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Current Ratio2.071.34
Debt/Capital0.840.73
Interest Expense14.6413.79
Interest Coverage-1.980.8


Share Data Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)80.2679.63
Div / share0.00.0
EPS-1.11-0.06
Book value / share1.944.48
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume1424075.0996090.0

Valuation


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.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
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.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
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.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
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.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
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.

 

 

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