BANNER CORP's gross profit margin for the second 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.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 17.34% from the same quarter last year.
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|Income Statement||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Net Sales ($mil)||70.22||57.59|
|Net Income ($mil)||13.25||17.01|
|Balance Sheet||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||183.97||146.56|
|Total Assets ($mil)||5194.26||4745.3|
|Total Debt ($mil)||179.45||211.51|
|Profitability||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Gross Profit Margin||96.27||95.26|
|Return on Assets||1.0||1.07|
|Return on Equity||7.86||9.02|
|Debt||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Share Data||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||20.97||19.57|
|Div / share||0.18||0.18|
|Book value / share||31.5||28.77|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||83979.0||78796.0|
BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a premium compared to an average of 15.03 for the Commercial Banks industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 21.25. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.51 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.83 and a premium versus the industry average of 1.19. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, BANNER CORP proves to trade at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.
|BANR 18.20||Peers 15.03||BANR NA||Peers 180.45|
Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.
BANR is trading at a premium to its peers.
Neutral. The P/CF ratio is the stock’s price divided by the sum of the company's cash flow from operations. It is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.
Ratio not available.
|BANR 15.12||Peers 27.16||BANR NM||Peers 0.78|
Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.
BANR 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.
BANR's negative PEG ratio makes this valuation measure meaningless.
|BANR 1.51||Peers 1.19||BANR 0.00||Peers 61.49|
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.
BANR is trading at a significant premium to its peers.
Neutral. Higher earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
The growth rate for BANR is not available.
|BANR 3.89||Peers 2.83||BANR 16.43||Peers -3.04|
Premium. 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.
BANR is trading at a significant premium to its industry.
Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.
BANR has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
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