Financial Review of Golar LNG Limited (NASDAQ:GLNG)


Quarterly Sales and EPS Roundup:

Golar LNG Limited (NASDAQ:GLNG) reported sales (ttm) of 85.3 Million, whereas, 11 number of analysts estimated the mean sale of 30.73 million. The analysts estimated sales for the higher end at 45.2 million and lower end at 16.66 million while the year ago reported sale was 66.96 million.

5 number of analysts have estimated the sales of the company for the quarter ending Nov 30, 2016, analysts estimated mean sale target of 27.47 million while high and low sale targets are estimated at 52.18 million and 0 million respectively.

Golar LNG Limited (NASDAQ:GLNG) reported earning per shares for the quarter ending Nov 30 BMO at -0.96, whereas, 16 number of analysts estimated the mean EPS at -0.33. The analysts estimated EPS for the higher end at -0.15 and lower end at -0.52 while the year ago reported earnings per share was -0.09.

The company has mean EPS estimate of -0.27 reported by 10 number of analyst for the quarter ending Nov 30, 2016. The analysts estimated mean EPS at -0.27 while the high and low EPS estimate stand at 0 and -0.42 respectively. In contrast to the year ago quarter EPS was at 0.03.

Valuation Ratios of Golar LNG Limited (NASDAQ:GLNG) versus the Industry and Sector:

Let’s have a look at some of the important valuation ratios of the Golar LNG Limited (NASDAQ:GLNG). These ratios are important while doing valuation of the company or the shares of the company.

Golar LNG Limited (NASDAQ:GLNG) currently has P/E (Price to Earnings) ratio of 0 while the company’s industry has 22.4 P/E and the sector P/E is 31.44. Similarly, the company’s last 5 years high P/E ratio is 71.49 and low P/E is 3.15, whereas, the industry’s and sector’s  high P/E for the past year is 37.06 and 29.79 respectively and low P/E ratio for the last 5 years is 10.86 for the industry and 8.17 for the Sector.

Beta is also an important valuation ratio for analyzing the stock of the company, 16 has Beta of 0.79 while its industry and Sector’s beta remains at 1.03 and 0.94 respectively.

Price to Sale ratio of 16 stands at 29.44 while Price to Book Ratio stands at 1.37. Its Price to Cash Flow ratio shows the value of 0, whereas, the industry and sector ratio of Price to Cash Flow ticked at 25.9 and 15.1 respectively.

5 Year Growth Rate Analysis:

Growth rates are very important while analyzing the long term growth and valuation of a certain company.

5 year sales growth rate is an important factor for valuation analysis, the 5 year sales growth of Golar LNG Limited (NASDAQ:GLNG) stands at -15.9 while the industry’s and the sector’s growth for next 5 years ticked at 6.34 and 1.07 respectively. The company’s 5 year Earnings per share growth and Capital Spending growth remains at 0 and 83.05.

Golar LNG Limited (NASDAQ:GLNG) Trading Statistics:

The company declined -6.04% and closed its last trading session at $23.17. The market capitalization of the company is at $2.18 Billion. The stock touched 52-week High of $26.82 on Dec 2, 2015 and 52-week Low of $9.42 on Jan 20, 2016. The stock currently has Weekly Volatility of 5.12% and Monthly Volatility of 4.87%. The Beta for the company stands at 0.81 and its Average True Range (ATR) shows a value of 1.18.