General Communication Stock Analysis, Valuation (NASDAQ:GNCMA)

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General Communication
Updated on : Aug 18, 2017
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GNCMA 41.9 (0%)
S&P 500 2425.6 (0%)
Closing Price On: Aug 18, 2017
stock rating
RATING: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Industry :
Wireline-Regional
Sector :
Utilities
5 Quarter Revenue
Revenue Growth
2017-Q2
$million
%
YOY GROWTH
Compared to the industry
Long Term Growth
5 Year CAGR:
5.8%
Operating Profit
Operating Margin:
7.2%
Sector Average:
15.9%
5 Quarter Net Profit
Net Margins
2017-Q2
%
LTM Margin
Debt/Equity Ratio
Debt:
1.44B
Debt/Equity Ratio:
 896.4
Compared to the industry
Cash Flow
Operating cash flow:
$32.3M
Net Income:
-$8.9M
PROS      CONS
PS Valuation
Recent Growth
Long Term Growth
Operating Margins
Net Margins
High Debt Burden
ROE
Rating: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Relative Valuation
PE: N/A
GNCMA PS :
1.4
Industry PS :
2.1
Sector:   Utilities.   *PE adjusted for one time items.
Other Metrics
Return on Invested Capital:
2.7%
Return on Equity:
-138.6%
Free Cash Flow Margin:
-3.7%
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View General Communication stock analysis video. This is our GNCMA analyst opinion covering the buy and sell arguments for GNCMA stock.

General Communication, Inc. Stock Rating (2/5)

Our General Communication stock opinion is based on fundamentals of the company. This General Communication stock analysis is based on latest 2017 Q2 earnings. The stock price analysis takes into account the company's valuation metrics.

Should you buy GNCMA stock?

  • The lower PS ratio 1.4 for GNCMA stock versus Wireline-Regional industry average of 2.1 is a positive for the company.

Should you sell GNCMA stock?

  • General Communication sales declined by -4% year on year in 2017 Q2.
  • Over the last 5 years, the company registered a poor revenue growth of 5.8%.
  • General Communication had an unimpressive average operating margin of 7.2% during the Last Twelve Months (LTM).
  • General Communication posted an average Net loss of -7.8% in the last twelve months.
  • General Communication is debt laden and has a high debt/equity ratio of  896.4.
  • PE ratio is meaningless for GNCMA stock as the company has losses.
  • A negative ROE of -138.6% indicates that the company is not able to generate profits with the money shareholders have invested.
  • General Communication has a negative FCF (Free Cash Flow) margin of -3.7%.

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