DISNEY (WALT) CO's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2015 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. The company has grown its sales and net income during the past quarter when compared with the same quarter a year ago, and although its growth in net income has outpaced the industry average, its revenue growth has not. DISNEY (WALT) CO has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.84 which shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The liquidity decreased from the same period a year ago, despite already having weak liquidity to begin with. This would indicate deteriorating cash flow.
At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained virtually unchanged only increasing by 2.19% 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 FY15||Q3 FY14|
|Net Sales ($mil)||13101.0||12466.0|
|Net Income ($mil)||2483.0||2245.0|
|Balance Sheet||Q3 FY15||Q3 FY14|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||4475.0||4090.0|
|Total Assets ($mil)||87367.0||83723.0|
|Total Debt ($mil)||15273.0||16136.0|
|Profitability||Q3 FY15||Q3 FY14|
|Gross Profit Margin||33.1||32.53|
|Return on Assets||9.46||8.83|
|Return on Equity||17.78||16.24|
|Debt||Q3 FY15||Q3 FY14|
|Share Data||Q3 FY15||Q3 FY14|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||1600.0||1700.0|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||29.07||26.78|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||1.0210827E7||5816161.0|
BUY. DISNEY (WALT) CO's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 21.91 for the Media industry and a value on par with the S&P 500 average of 20.03. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 3.51 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.67 and a discount versus the industry average of 4.54. The current price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average, but below the industry average. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, DISNEY (WALT) CO proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|DIS 21.24||Peers 21.91||DIS 15.56||Peers 16.29|
Average. An average P/E ratio can signify an industry neutral price for a stock and an average growth expectation.
DIS 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.
DIS is trading at a valuation on par to its peers.
|DIS 18.28||Peers 17.78||DIS 1.10||Peers 0.92|
Premium. A higher price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher future growth expectations.
DIS is trading at a premium to its peers.
Premium. 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.
DIS trades at a premium to its peers.
|DIS 3.51||Peers 4.54||DIS 15.62||Peers -15.97|
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.
DIS is trading at a discount to its peers.
Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
DIS is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
|DIS 3.18||Peers 3.27||DIS 6.98||Peers 12.63|
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.
DIS 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.
DIS significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth
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