DUNKIN' BRANDS GROUP INC's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2014 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 weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.81 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 decreased by 8.87% 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 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Net Sales ($mil)||192.64||186.32|
|Net Income ($mil)||54.7||40.22|
|Balance Sheet||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||155.67||209.8|
|Total Assets ($mil)||3075.12||3149.96|
|Total Debt ($mil)||1816.66||1835.75|
|Profitability||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Gross Profit Margin||80.12||78.23|
|Return on Assets||5.39||4.41|
|Return on Equity||47.76||36.5|
|Debt||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Share Data||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||104.56||106.65|
|Div / share||0.23||0.19|
|Book value / share||3.32||3.57|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||1275598.0||1334769.0|
BUY. The current P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 31.54 for the Hotels, Restaurants & Leisure industry and a premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 19.99. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 12.96 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.76 and a premium versus the industry average of 11.97. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium.
|DNKN 27.77||Peers 31.54||DNKN 23.59||Peers 26.03|
Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.
DNKN is trading at a 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.
DNKN is trading at a valuation on par to its peers.
|DNKN 22.54||Peers 28.95||DNKN 0.94||Peers 1.21|
Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.
DNKN 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.
DNKN trades at a discount to its peers.
|DNKN 12.96||Peers 11.97||DNKN 20.15||Peers 2876.78|
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.
DNKN is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.
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 6.09||Peers 3.15||DNKN 6.68||Peers 20.34|
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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