Cimarex Energy Co

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XEC : NYSE : Basic Materials
$97.42 up 2.4 | 2.5%
Today's Range: 96.235 - 98.61
Avg. Daily Volume: 1212800.0
07/25/17 - 3:59 PM ET

Financial Analysis

CIMAREX ENERGY CO's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2017 has significantly increased when compared to the same period a year ago. The company grew its sales and net income significantly quarter versus same quarter a year prior, and was able to outpace the average competitor in the industry when comparing revenue growth, but not when comparing net income growth. CIMAREX ENERGY CO has strong liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.77 which shows the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has decreased by 15.42% from the same quarter last year. The key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is unlikely to face financial difficulties in the near future.

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Income Statement Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)487.03265.91
EBITDA ($mil)275.67-236.68
EBIT ($mil)178.23-349.61
Net Income ($mil)130.97-231.46

Balance Sheet Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)578.91676.64
Total Assets ($mil)4394.04901.26
Total Debt ($mil)1488.51486.21
Equity ($mil)2210.952614.33

Profitability Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Gross Profit Margin60.31-83.78
EBITDA Margin56.6-89.0
Operating Margin36.6-131.48
Sales Turnover0.340.28
Return on Assets-2.08-45.4
Return on Equity-4.14-85.12
Debt Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Current Ratio1.872.61
Interest Expense21.0520.81
Interest Coverage8.47-16.8

Share Data Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)95.1294.82
Div / share0.080.16
Book value / share23.2427.57
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume1224473.01112054.0


HOLD. 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. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 4.11 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 3.07 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 79.95. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium. The valuation analysis reveals that, CIMAREX ENERGY CO seems to be trading at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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XEC NM Peers 55.33   XEC 11.92 Peers 15.52

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.

XEC'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.

XEC is trading at a discount to its peers.

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  Price to
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premium   discount
XEC 18.20 Peers 58.89   XEC NA Peers 0.55

Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.

XEC is trading at a significant discount to its peers.


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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lower   higher
XEC 4.11 Peers 79.95   XEC 95.79 Peers 95.84

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.

XEC is trading at a significant discount to its peers.


Average. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

XEC is expected to keep pace with its peers on the basis of earnings growth.

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  Sales Growth
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premium   discount
XEC 6.05 Peers 2.26   XEC 10.77 Peers 7.37

Premium. 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.

XEC is trading at a significant premium to its industry.


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

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



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