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Dillards Inc
DDS : NYSE : Services
$113.18 -0.25 | -0.22%
Today's Range: 112.37 - 113.50
Avg. Daily Volume: 452,200
08/22/14 - 12:10 PM ET

Financial Analysis


DILLARDS INC's gross profit margin for the second 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. DILLARDS INC has very weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.34 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 remained virtually unchanged only increasing by 2.88% 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 Q2 FY14 Q2 FY13
Net Sales ($mil)1512.91509.64
EBITDA ($mil)130.2129.07
EBIT ($mil)68.264.82
Net Income ($mil)34.536.49


Balance Sheet Q2 FY14 Q2 FY13
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)235.3113.74
Total Assets ($mil)4070.14107.46
Total Debt ($mil)821.9822.85
Equity ($mil)2068.92010.84


Profitability Q2 FY14 Q2 FY13
Gross Profit Margin35.4735.29
EBITDA Margin8.68.54
Operating Margin4.514.29
Sales Turnover1.651.63
Return on Assets7.768.85
Return on Equity15.2818.08
Debt Q2 FY14 Q2 FY13
Current Ratio2.332.07
Debt/Capital0.280.29
Interest Expense15.216.25
Interest Coverage4.493.99


Share Data Q2 FY14 Q2 FY13
Shares outstanding (mil)43.245.82
Div / share0.060.05
EPS0.80.79
Book value / share47.8943.89
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume443921.0671137.0

Valuation


BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 18.57 for the Multiline Retail industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 19.39. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.22 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.68 and a discount versus the industry average of 3.70. The current price-to-sales ratio is well below the S&P 500 average and is also below the industry average, indicating a discount. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, DILLARDS INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
DDS 14.74 Peers 18.57   DDS 9.12 Peers 12.52

Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.

DDS 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.

DDS is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
DDS 11.72 Peers 19.72   DDS 1.22 Peers 1.63

Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.

DDS is trading at a significant 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.

DDS trades at a significant discount to its peers.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
DDS 2.22 Peers 3.70   DDS -6.01 Peers -5.91

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.

DDS 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, DDS is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
DDS 0.68 Peers 0.74   DDS -0.02 Peers 1.60

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.

DDS is trading at a valuation on par with its industry on this measurement.

 

Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.

DDS significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth

 

 

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