DISNEY (WALT) CO's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2016 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. The company managed to grow both sales and net income at a faster pace than the average competitor in its industry this quarter as compared to the same quarter a year ago. DISNEY (WALT) CO has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.78 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 remained unchanged 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||Q1 FY16||Q1 FY15|
|Net Sales ($mil)||15244.0||13391.0|
|Net Income ($mil)||2880.0||2182.0|
|Balance Sheet||Q1 FY16||Q1 FY15|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||4301.0||5077.0|
|Total Assets ($mil)||90121.0||87035.0|
|Total Debt ($mil)||18915.0||16543.0|
|Profitability||Q1 FY16||Q1 FY15|
|Gross Profit Margin||43.43||42.83|
|Return on Assets||10.07||9.01|
|Return on Equity||20.65||17.75|
|Debt||Q1 FY16||Q1 FY15|
|Share Data||Q1 FY16||Q1 FY15|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||1700.0||1700.0|
|Div / share||0.71||1.15|
|Book value / share||25.86||25.98|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||7995546.0||1.0563174E7|
BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 28.03 for the Media industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 23.99. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 4.02 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.74 and a premium versus the industry average of 3.68. The current price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average and above the industry average, indicating a premium.
|DIS 19.41||Peers 28.03||DIS 15.49||Peers 15.04|
Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.
DIS is trading at a significant discount to 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 16.59||Peers 22.60||DIS 1.00||Peers 1.17|
Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.
DIS 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.
DIS trades at a discount to its peers.
|DIS 4.02||Peers 3.68||DIS 19.37||Peers -15.08|
Average. 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 valuation on par with 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 3.26||Peers 2.89||DIS 8.86||Peers 38.09|
Premium. 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 premium to 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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