DISNEY (WALT) CO's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2015 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 0.89 which shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year, indicating improving cash flow.
At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained virtually unchanged only increasing by 2.55% 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||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Net Sales ($mil)||12461.0||11649.0|
|Net Income ($mil)||2108.0||1917.0|
|Balance Sheet||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||3745.0||4078.0|
|Total Assets ($mil)||85715.0||82580.0|
|Total Debt ($mil)||14957.0||15604.0|
|Profitability||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Gross Profit Margin||29.61||30.57|
|Return on Assets||9.37||8.47|
|Return on Equity||17.45||15.58|
|Debt||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Share Data||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||1700.0||1700.0|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||27.08||26.41|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||5962416.0||6371773.0|
BUY. DISNEY (WALT) CO's P/E ratio indicates a premium compared to an average of 22.87 for the Media industry and a premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 21.25. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 4.43 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.83 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 9.12. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium. The valuation analysis reveals that, DISNEY (WALT) CO seems to be trading at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.
|DIS 25.87||Peers 22.87||DIS 18.87||Peers 18.96|
Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.
DIS is trading at a premium 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 20.98||Peers 21.05||DIS 1.40||Peers 10.89|
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.
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 significant discount to its peers.
|DIS 4.43||Peers 9.12||DIS 19.28||Peers 29.94|
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 significant discount to its peers.
Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
However, DIS is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|DIS 4.02||Peers 3.43||DIS 7.64||Peers 11.24|
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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