DUNKIN' BRANDS GROUP INC's gross profit margin for the first 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. DUNKIN' BRANDS GROUP INC has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.46 which shows that technically this company has the 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 significantly decreased by 123.30% from the same quarter last year. Together, the key liquidity measurements indicate that it is relatively unlikely that the company will face financial difficulties in the near future.
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|Income Statement||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Net Sales ($mil)||185.91||171.95|
|Net Income ($mil)||25.63||22.96|
|Balance Sheet||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||412.4||202.42|
|Total Assets ($mil)||3360.06||3136.32|
|Total Debt ($mil)||2509.29||1820.76|
|Profitability||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Gross Profit Margin||79.56||77.25|
|Return on Assets||5.32||4.65|
|Return on Equity||0.0||37.13|
|Debt||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Share Data||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||96.47||106.76|
|Div / share||0.27||0.23|
|Book value / share||-0.95||3.68|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||1877468.0||1548064.0|
BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a premium compared to an average of 31.90 for the Hotels, Restaurants & Leisure industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 20.55. Normally, for additional comaprison, we would look at the price-to-book ratio; however, this company's price-to-book ratio is negative making the value useless for comparisons. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, DUNKIN' BRANDS GROUP INC seems to be trading at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.
|DNKN 32.12||Peers 31.90||DNKN 30.39||Peers 16.77|
Average. An average P/E ratio can signify an industry neutral price for a stock and an average growth expectation.
DNKN is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.
Premium. 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.
DNKN is trading at a significant premium to its peers.
|DNKN 24.38||Peers 27.95||DNKN 2.04||Peers 1.11|
Average. An average price-to-projected earnings ratio can signify an industry neutral stock price and average future growth expectations.
DNKN is trading at a valuation on par with 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.
DNKN trades at a significant premium to its peers.
|DNKN NM||Peers 9.19||DNKN 25.92||Peers 255.09|
Neutral. 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.
DNKN's P/B is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.
Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
However, DNKN is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|DNKN 6.91||Peers 2.99||DNKN 5.35||Peers 10.12|
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.
DNKN is trading at a significant premium to its industry.
Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.
DNKN significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth
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