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- Despite its growing revenue, the company underperformed as compared with the industry average of 5.5%. Since the same quarter one year prior, revenues slightly increased by 4.2%. This growth in revenue does not appear to have trickled down to the company's bottom line, displayed by a decline in earnings per share.
- The current debt-to-equity ratio, 0.36, is low and is below the industry average, implying that there has been successful management of debt levels. To add to this, SIF has a quick ratio of 1.83, which demonstrates the ability of the company to cover short-term liquidity needs.
- SIFCO INDUSTRIES's earnings per share declined by 46.3% in the most recent quarter compared to the same quarter a year ago. The company has suffered a declining pattern earnings per share over the past two years. During the past fiscal year, SIFCO INDUSTRIES reported lower earnings of $1.22 versus $1.41 in the prior year.
- The company, on the basis of change in net income from the same quarter one year ago, has significantly underperformed when compared to that of the S&P 500 and the Aerospace & Defense industry. The net income has significantly decreased by 45.2% when compared to the same quarter one year ago, falling from $2.18 million to $1.20 million.
-- Written by a member of TheStreet Ratings Staff
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