DORMAN PRODUCTS INC's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2014 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 2.79 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 11.70% 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||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Net Sales ($mil)||173.98||169.81|
|Net Income ($mil)||18.66||20.62|
|Balance Sheet||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||47.66||60.59|
|Total Assets ($mil)||580.37||529.17|
|Total Debt ($mil)||0.0||0.0|
|Profitability||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Gross Profit Margin||40.45||40.53|
|Return on Assets||15.5||15.48|
|Return on Equity||19.47||19.8|
|Debt||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Share Data||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||35.67||36.47|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||12.95||11.34|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||232826.0||380659.0|
BUY. The current P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 41.18 for the Auto Components industry and a value on par with the S&P 500 average of 19.80. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 3.47 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.79 and a discount versus the industry average of 4.04. The price-to-sales ratio is above the S&P 500 average and well above the industry average, indicating a premium. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, DORMAN PRODUCTS INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|DORM 18.12||Peers 41.18||DORM NA||Peers 12.11|
Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.
DORM is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
Neutral. The P/CF ratio is the stock’s price divided by the sum of the company's cash flow from operations. It is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.
Ratio not available.
|DORM 13.72||Peers 14.46||DORM 1.24||Peers 1.95|
Average. An average price-to-projected earnings ratio can signify an industry neutral stock price and average future growth expectations.
DORM is trading at a valuation on par with 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.
DORM trades at a significant discount to its peers.
|DORM 3.47||Peers 4.04||DORM 11.21||Peers 49.30|
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 2.13||Peers 0.97||DORM 13.09||Peers 5.88|
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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