DORMAN PRODUCTS 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. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased. DORMAN PRODUCTS INC is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 2.77 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs. DORM managed to increase the liquidity from the same period a year ago, despite already having very strong liquidity to begin with. This would indicate improved cash flow.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 10.44% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is very unlikely to face financial difficulties in the near future.
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|Income Statement||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Net Sales ($mil)||188.47||183.51|
|Net Income ($mil)||21.34||23.55|
|Balance Sheet||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||64.6||64.02|
|Total Assets ($mil)||605.19||551.22|
|Total Debt ($mil)||0.0||0.0|
|Profitability||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Gross Profit Margin||40.59||40.6|
|Return on Assets||14.5||15.67|
|Return on Equity||18.18||19.77|
|Debt||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Share Data||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||35.65||36.5|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||13.54||11.97|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||273988.0||272728.0|
BUY. The current P/E ratio indicates a premium compared to an average of 18.48 for the Auto Components industry and a value on par with the S&P 500 average of 21.18. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 3.60 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.82 and a discount versus the industry average of 4.23. The price-to-sales ratio is above the S&P 500 average and well above the industry average, indicating a premium. The valuation analysis reveals that, DORMAN PRODUCTS INC seems to be trading at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.
|DORM 20.00||Peers 18.48||DORM 23.95||Peers 11.45|
Average. An average P/E ratio can signify an industry neutral price for a stock and an average growth expectation.
DORM 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.
DORM is trading at a significant premium to its peers.
|DORM 15.30||Peers 14.62||DORM 2.37||Peers 0.76|
Premium. A higher price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher future growth expectations.
DORM 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.
DORM trades at a significant premium to its peers.
|DORM 3.60||Peers 4.23||DORM 3.82||Peers 48.45|
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.
DORM is trading at a discount to its peers.
Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
However, DORM is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|DORM 2.30||Peers 0.95||DORM 9.06||Peers 3.08|
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.
DORM is trading at a significant premium to its industry.
Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.
DORM has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
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