ANIXTER INTL INC's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2015 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased, representing a decrease to the bottom line. ANIXTER INTL INC has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.23 which shows that technically this company has the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year.
At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained virtually unchanged only increasing by 3.91% from the same quarter last year. Together, the key liquidity measurements indicate that it is relatively unlikely that the company will face financial difficulties in the near future.
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|Income Statement||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Net Sales ($mil)||1385.1||1274.3|
|Net Income ($mil)||19.1||47.4|
|Balance Sheet||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||101.2||89.8|
|Total Assets ($mil)||3509.2||2919.7|
|Total Debt ($mil)||1202.0||869.6|
|Profitability||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Gross Profit Margin||23.16||23.5|
|Return on Assets||4.74||7.03|
|Return on Equity||15.6||18.24|
|Debt||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Share Data||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||33.24||32.97|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||33.53||32.53|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||259385.0||241314.0|
HOLD. The current P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 24.34 for the Electronic Equipment, Instruments & Components industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 20.38. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.11 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.81 and a discount versus the industry average of 2.71. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, ANIXTER INTL INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|AXE 13.58||Peers 24.34||AXE 20.51||Peers 21.65|
Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.
AXE is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
Average. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.
AXE is trading at a valuation on par to its peers.
|AXE 14.88||Peers 17.08||AXE NM||Peers 1.01|
Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.
AXE is trading at a discount to its peers.
Neutral. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.
AXE's negative PEG ratio makes this valuation measure meaningless.
|AXE 2.11||Peers 2.71||AXE -11.87||Peers 30.01|
Discount. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.
AXE is trading at a discount to its peers.
Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
However, AXE is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|AXE 0.37||Peers 2.07||AXE 4.94||Peers 8.66|
Discount. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.
AXE is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.
Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.
AXE significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth
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