GILDAN ACTIVEWEAR INC's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2015 has decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased. GILDAN ACTIVEWEAR INC has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.45 which shows that technically this company has the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 6.33% 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||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Net Sales ($mil)||636.69||548.8|
|Net Income ($mil)||56.03||79.19|
|Balance Sheet||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||60.28||58.59|
|Total Assets ($mil)||2865.54||2270.1|
|Total Debt ($mil)||618.0||148.0|
|Profitability||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Gross Profit Margin||26.68||32.31|
|Return on Assets||8.84||14.69|
|Return on Equity||13.14||18.38|
|Debt||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Share Data||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||241.53||243.4|
|Div / share||0.07||0.05|
|Book value / share||7.99||7.45|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||339536.0||272220.0|
BUY. GILDAN ACTIVEWEAR INC's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 34.98 for the Textiles, Apparel & Luxury Goods industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 21.18. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 4.27 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.82 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 6.70. 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 33.10||Peers 34.98||GIL 39.11||Peers 49.50|
Average. An average P/E ratio can signify an industry neutral price for a stock and an average growth expectation.
GIL is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.
Discount. 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 discount to its peers.
|GIL 17.68||Peers 29.41||GIL NM||Peers 2.44|
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 4.27||Peers 6.70||GIL -23.99||Peers 18.88|
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 3.38||Peers 3.00||GIL 8.65||Peers 8.52|
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.
GIL is trading at a premium to its industry on this measurement.
Average. Comparing a company's sales growth to its industry helps to determine if the company is adding or losing market share.
GIL is keeping pace with its peers on the basis of sales growth.
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