GENERAC HOLDINGS INC's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2014 has decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have grown, and although the growth in revenues has outpaced the average competitor within the industry, the net income growth has not. GENERAC HOLDINGS INC has strong liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.58 which shows the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year, indicating improving cash flow.
At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has greatly increased by 54.47% from the same quarter last year. The key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is unlikely to face financial difficulties in the near future.
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|Income Statement||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Net Sales ($mil)||404.0||376.24|
|Net Income ($mil)||49.39||48.52|
|Balance Sheet||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||189.76||156.79|
|Total Assets ($mil)||1892.34||1798.21|
|Total Debt ($mil)||1088.02||1197.4|
|Profitability||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Gross Profit Margin||35.17||39.51|
|Return on Assets||9.22||9.7|
|Return on Equity||35.64||55.04|
|Debt||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Share Data||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||68.92||68.6|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||7.11||4.62|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||778879.0||1179588.0|
BUY. GENERAC HOLDINGS INC's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 25.44 for the Electrical Equipment industry and a value on par with the S&P 500 average of 19.72. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 6.87 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.78 and a significant premium versus the industry average of 3.73. The current price-to-sales ratio is above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium.
|GNRC 19.60||Peers 25.44||GNRC 13.30||Peers 16.62|
Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.
GNRC is trading at a discount to 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.
GNRC is trading at a discount to its peers.
|GNRC 13.10||Peers 19.51||GNRC 0.51||Peers 4.70|
Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.
GNRC is trading at a significant discount to 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.
GNRC trades at a significant discount to its peers.
|GNRC 6.87||Peers 3.73||GNRC 0.00||Peers 11.97|
Premium. A higher price-to-book ratio makes a stock less attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.
GNRC is trading at a significant premium to its peers.
Neutral. Higher earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
The growth rate for GNRC is not available.
|GNRC 2.30||Peers 2.22||GNRC -1.68||Peers 4.94|
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.
GNRC 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.
GNRC significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth
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