BRINKS CO'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 decreased, the net income has increased.
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|Income Statement||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Net Sales ($mil)||776.1||949.6|
|Net Income ($mil)||-3.0||-58.5|
|Balance Sheet||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||0.0||201.5|
|Total Assets ($mil)||0.0||2349.4|
|Total Debt ($mil)||0.0||480.9|
|Profitability||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Gross Profit Margin||23.67||24.41|
|Return on Assets||0.0||0.63|
|Return on Equity||0.0||1.56|
|Debt||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Share Data||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||48.6||48.4|
|Div / share||0.1||0.1|
|Book value / share||0.0||13.22|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||401656.0||413736.0|
HOLD. BRINKS CO's P/E ratio indicates a significant premium compared to an average of 31.90 for the Commercial Services & Supplies industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 20.61. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount.
|BCO 378.63||Peers 31.90||BCO NA||Peers 14.35|
Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.
BCO is trading at a significant 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.
|BCO 14.70||Peers 21.30||BCO NM||Peers 1.21|
Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.
BCO 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.
BCO's negative PEG ratio makes this valuation measure meaningless.
|BCO NA||Peers 6.21||BCO -60.00||Peers 93.69|
Neutral. 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.
Ratio not available.
Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
However, BCO is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|BCO 0.43||Peers 1.93||BCO -14.02||Peers 6.18|
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.
BCO 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.
BCO significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth
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