MAS shares have a strong debt-to-equity ratio but their quick ratio which reads 1.10 is strong and might cause problems for them later in the future.

Even though there was a rise of +8.52% in revenue, the company failed to succeed in outperforming the industry average of 4.55%. For the most recent quarter, the net income has jumped by +21.77%. This strength in their income has affected them and thus increased their earnings to $341.00 M. The 8.02% yoy growth of MAS’s revenue has gone up that of the industry average by -0.51%. For the past 12 months, Masco Corporation revenue has gone up by 8.53%. The sustained growth in their revenue has helped boost their earnings per share.

Masco Corporation (MAS) has seen their earnings per share increased to $0.58 during the last quarter in comparison to the same quarter last year. They have recorded a -13.93% declining earnings per share earnings. They have recorded a -13.93% declining earnings per share earnings. Analysts expect increase in earnings is also on the cards next quarter with an average estimate at $0.70. In the fiscal year 2018, Masco Corporation overcame its bottom line by hitting earning $1.66 per share compared to the $1.47 in 2017.

Comparing them to other companies in the industry and the overall Industrial Goods sector, the industry average is 9.44 while 14.51 is of the sector.

MAS total operating cash flow had jumped to $361 billion compared to $348 billion in the same quarter last year. Also, looking at the price to cash flow of the company and the industry average, the 11.42 ratio of the stock is lower than the industry’s 13.24.

Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS) has a price-to-earnings ratio of 15.87 which is lower than the 24.34 industry average at the moment. In addition to their unfavorable P/E ratio, Masco Corporation has maintained a gross margin of 32.37. This shows whether the company has what it takes to effectively turn the revenue into profit.

The company’s ROA is 11.86 when compared to 5.14 for the stocks operating in the same industry. This can be attributed to the strength recorded in the net income produced by total assets. Comparing it to other companies in the sector, Masco Corporation ROE is above 14.51 that of both the sector average.

The operating profit margin for Masco Corporation (MAS) is 13.45%, a figure which is considered to be weak. It has gone 8.03 from the 12.40 over the past 5 years. In addition to this, their operating margin is 5.42 higher than the industry average.

The net profit margin which stood at 7.41 on average in the past 5 years has jumped to 8.03 in the last 12 months. Added to that, this ratio has surpassed the industry net margin that stands at 5.61.

Still some above discussed indicators of the $9.97B company show strength while others show weakness. There is little evidence at the moment to justify the expectation of the MAS shares to either perform positively or negatively when compared to other stocks. The primary strengths of Masco Corporation can be witnessed in its increased revenue, growing earnings per share, higher return on equity, increased operating cash and high net margin. Subsequently, financial analysis have also identified some weak areas that includes high debt, relatively high P/E ratio, lower return on assets and low net margin.