BOEING CO's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2015 has decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have dropped, although the growth in net income underperformed the average competitor within the industry, the revenue growth did not. BOEING CO has very weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.42 which clearly shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year.
At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has significantly decreased by 26.88% from the same quarter last year. The key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is in a position in which financial difficulties could develop in the near future.
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|Income Statement||Q4 FY15||Q4 FY14|
|Net Sales ($mil)||23573.0||24468.0|
|Net Income ($mil)||1026.0||1466.0|
|Balance Sheet||Q4 FY15||Q4 FY14|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||12052.0||13092.0|
|Total Assets ($mil)||94408.0||99198.0|
|Total Debt ($mil)||9964.0||9070.0|
|Profitability||Q4 FY15||Q4 FY14|
|Gross Profit Margin||14.55||17.58|
|Return on Assets||5.48||5.49|
|Return on Equity||81.7||62.85|
|Debt||Q4 FY15||Q4 FY14|
|Share Data||Q4 FY15||Q4 FY14|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||666.62||706.73|
|Div / share||0.91||0.73|
|Book value / share||9.5||12.26|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||4564538.0||4148549.0|
BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 19.30 for the Aerospace & Defense industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 20.99. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 12.37 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.50 and a significant premium versus the industry average of 7.85. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount. The valuation analysis reveals that, BOEING CO seems to be trading at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|BA 15.80||Peers 19.30||BA 8.37||Peers 13.16|
Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.
BA is trading at a discount to its peers.
Discount. 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.
BA is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
|BA 12.37||Peers 16.09||BA 1.16||Peers 2.90|
Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.
BA is trading at a discount to its peers.
Discount. 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.
BA trades at a significant discount to its peers.
|BA 12.37||Peers 7.85||BA 0.54||Peers 7.24|
Premium. A higher price-to-book ratio makes a stock less attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.
BA is trading at a significant premium to its peers.
Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
However, BA is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|BA 0.82||Peers 1.46||BA 5.89||Peers 0.01|
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.
BA is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.
Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.
BA has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
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