BUILDERS FIRSTSOURCE's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2014 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. BUILDERS FIRSTSOURCE has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.97 which shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year, indicating deteriorating cash flow.
At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has greatly increased by 161.58% 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||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Net Sales ($mil)||396.74||369.11|
|Net Income ($mil)||2.42||4.53|
|Balance Sheet||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||17.77||54.7|
|Total Assets ($mil)||583.07||515.84|
|Total Debt ($mil)||383.9||353.97|
|Profitability||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Gross Profit Margin||23.63||22.98|
|Return on Assets||3.11||-8.27|
|Return on Equity||46.16||-275.67|
|Debt||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Share Data||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||98.23||97.91|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||0.41||0.16|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||181268.0||275642.0|
HOLD. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a premium compared to an average of 39.39 for the Building Products industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 19.41. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 15.10 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.74 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 53.87. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount.
|BLDR 41.20||Peers 39.39||BLDR 22.08||Peers 21.14|
Average. An average P/E ratio can signify an industry neutral price for a stock and an average growth expectation.
BLDR is trading at a valuation on par with 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.
BLDR is trading at a valuation on par to its peers.
|BLDR 12.24||Peers 24.22||BLDR 0.46||Peers 1.29|
Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.
BLDR 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.
BLDR trades at a significant discount to its peers.
|BLDR 15.10||Peers 53.87||BLDR 134.09||Peers 109.77|
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.
BLDR is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
BLDR is expected to have an earnings growth rate that exceeds its peers.
|BLDR 0.38||Peers 1.67||BLDR 7.66||Peers 38.59|
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.
BLDR 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.
BLDR significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth
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