Benjamin Graham taught that Intelligent Investors must do a thorough fundamental analysis of investment opportunities to determine their intrinsic value and inherent risk. This is best done by utilizing a systematic approach to analysis that will provide investors with a sense of how a specific company compares to another company or by reviewing the 10 Stocks for Using A Benjamin Graham Value Investing Strategy – December 2016. By using the ModernGraham method one can review a company’s historical accomplishments and determine an intrinsic value that can be compared across industries. What follows is a stock analysis showing a specific look at how Intrepid Potash Inc (IPI) fares in the ModernGraham valuation model.
Company Profile (obtained from Google Finance): Intrepid Potash, Inc. is a producer of muriate of potash (potassium chloride or potash) and langbeinite (sulfate of potash magnesia) in the United States, which it markets and sells as Trio. The Company operates in the extraction, production and sale of potassium containing products segment. Its products are potash and Trio. The Company also produces salt, magnesium chloride and metal recovery salts from its potash mining processes. It owns approximately three solution mining facilities and over two conventional underground facilities that are utilized for producing potash. Its solution mining production comes from the HB mine near Carlsbad, New Mexico, a solution mine near Moab, Utah, and a brine recovery mine in Wendover, Utah. The Company’s production comes from its underground West and East mines near Carlsbad, New Mexico.
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Most Recent Balance Sheet Figures
|Balance Sheet Information||9/1/2016|
|Total Current Assets||$155,963,000|
|Total Current Liabilities||$46,337,000|
|Shares Outstanding (Diluted Average)||75,872,000|
Earnings Per Share History
|Next Fiscal Year Estimate||-$0.79|
Earnings Per Share – ModernGraham History
|Next Fiscal Year Estimate||-$1.97|
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