B/E AEROSPACE INC's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2014 has decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have grown, and although the growth in revenues has outpaced the average competitor within the industry, the net income growth has not. B/E AEROSPACE INC has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.84 which shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 15.91% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is in a position in which financial difficulties could develop in the future.
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|Income Statement||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Net Sales ($mil)||1102.4||888.1|
|Net Income ($mil)||102.2||92.7|
|Balance Sheet||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||289.3||573.8|
|Total Assets ($mil)||6958.1||5561.6|
|Total Debt ($mil)||2626.7||1959.6|
|Profitability||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Gross Profit Margin||37.07||41.09|
|Return on Assets||5.89||6.29|
|Return on Equity||14.2||14.04|
|Debt||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Share Data||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||105.31||104.77|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||27.44||23.8|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||1605042.0||1411448.0|
BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 19.91 for the Aerospace & Defense industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 19.47. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.21 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.75 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 4.89. The price-to-sales ratio is below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, B/E AEROSPACE INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|BEAV 15.40||Peers 19.91||BEAV 18.63||Peers 14.79|
Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.
BEAV is trading at a discount to its peers.
Premium. 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.
BEAV is trading at a significant premium to its peers.
|BEAV 19.20||Peers 18.18||BEAV NM||Peers 1.22|
Premium. A higher price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher future growth expectations.
BEAV is trading at a premium 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.
BEAV's negative PEG ratio makes this valuation measure meaningless.
|BEAV 2.21||Peers 4.89||BEAV 16.56||Peers 89.99|
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.
BEAV is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
However, BEAV is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|BEAV 1.56||Peers 1.63||BEAV 21.34||Peers 3.38|
Average. 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.
BEAV is trading at a valuation on par with its industry on this measurement.
Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.
BEAV has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
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