G-III APPAREL GROUP LTD'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. G-III APPAREL GROUP LTD is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 2.00 which clearly shows the ability to cover any 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 greatly increased by 44.20% 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 ($mil)||432.97||366.19|
|Net Income ($mil)||6.76||1.29|
|Balance Sheet||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||85.71||23.61|
|Total Assets ($mil)||952.05||803.14|
|Total Debt ($mil)||0.0||83.49|
|Profitability||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Gross Profit Margin||35.67||35.54|
|Return on Assets||12.16||9.65|
|Return on Equity||15.21||14.68|
|Debt||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Share Data||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||44.98||41.08|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||16.92||12.85|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||334059.0||158017.0|
BUY. The current P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 35.69 for the Textiles, Apparel & Luxury Goods industry and a premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 21.25. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 4.21 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.83 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 6.82. The price-to-sales ratio is below the S&P 500 average and is well below the industry average, indicating a discount. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, G-III APPAREL GROUP LTD proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|GIII 28.04||Peers 35.69||GIII 65.11||Peers 45.23|
Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.
GIII is trading at a discount to 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.
GIII is trading at a significant premium to its peers.
|GIII 22.26||Peers 29.91||GIII NM||Peers 3.07|
Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.
GIII is trading at a discount to its peers.
Neutral. 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.
GIII's negative PEG ratio makes this valuation measure meaningless.
|GIII 4.21||Peers 6.82||GIII 37.29||Peers 21.70|
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.
GIII is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
GIII is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
|GIII 1.47||Peers 3.03||GIII 20.52||Peers 14.96|
Discount. 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.
GIII is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.
Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.
GIII has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
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