GILDAN ACTIVEWEAR 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. The company has grown its sales and net income during the past quarter when compared with the same quarter a year ago, and although its growth in net income has outpaced the industry average, its revenue growth has not. GILDAN ACTIVEWEAR INC has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.12 which shows that technically this company has the 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 increased by 17.68% 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||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Net Sales ($mil)||666.0||626.17|
|Net Income ($mil)||122.68||96.78|
|Balance Sheet||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||65.16||97.37|
|Total Assets ($mil)||2593.04||2043.65|
|Total Debt ($mil)||157.0||0.0|
|Profitability||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Gross Profit Margin||32.48||32.19|
|Return on Assets||13.86||15.66|
|Return on Equity||17.76||18.62|
|Debt||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Share Data||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||122.32||121.63|
|Div / share||0.11||0.09|
|Book value / share||16.54||14.14|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||337631.0||170989.0|
BUY. GILDAN ACTIVEWEAR INC's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 29.71 for the Textiles, Apparel & Luxury Goods industry and a value on par with the S&P 500 average of 19.99. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 3.49 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.76 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 6.66. The current price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average and above the industry average, indicating a premium. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, GILDAN ACTIVEWEAR INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|GIL 19.76||Peers 29.71||GIL 26.73||Peers 27.48|
Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.
GIL is trading at a significant 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.
GIL is trading at a valuation on par to its peers.
|GIL 18.55||Peers 28.15||GIL NM||Peers 2.43|
Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.
GIL 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.
GIL's negative PEG ratio makes this valuation measure meaningless.
|GIL 3.49||Peers 6.66||GIL 11.87||Peers 82.38|
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.
GIL is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
However, GIL is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|GIL 2.99||Peers 2.75||GIL 8.04||Peers 13.54|
Average. 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.
GIL is trading at a valuation on par with its industry on this measurement.
Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.
GIL significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth
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