Sales and net income have dropped, underperforming the average competitor within its industry. HARLEY-DAVIDSON INC has strong liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.60 which shows the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company managed to increase its liquidity from the same period a year ago, despite already having strong liquidity to begin with. This would indicate improved cash flow.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has decreased by 10.17% 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||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Net Sales ($mil)||1824.39||2000.7|
|Net Income ($mil)||299.81||354.15|
|Balance Sheet||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||1436.86||1211.84|
|Total Assets ($mil)||10564.87||10076.3|
|Total Debt ($mil)||6226.7||5358.93|
|Profitability||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Gross Profit Margin||0.0||46.7|
|Return on Assets||7.51||8.51|
|Return on Equity||26.26||25.49|
|Debt||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Share Data||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||208.14||217.46|
|Div / share||0.31||0.28|
|Book value / share||14.53||15.48|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||2391819.0||2317572.0|
BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a premium compared to an average of 12.95 for the Automobiles industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 21.25. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 4.03 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.83 and a discount versus the industry average of 4.31. The price-to-sales ratio is above the S&P 500 average and well above the industry average, indicating a premium. The valuation analysis reveals that, HARLEY-DAVIDSON INC seems to be trading at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.
|HOG 15.62||Peers 12.95||HOG 10.21||Peers 6.10|
Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.
HOG is trading at a premium 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.
HOG is trading at a significant premium to its peers.
|HOG 12.88||Peers 59.23||HOG 3.57||Peers 1.48|
Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.
HOG is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
Premium. 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.
HOG trades at a significant premium to its peers.
|HOG 4.03||Peers 4.31||HOG -3.85||Peers -5.71|
Average. 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.
HOG is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.
Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
HOG is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
|HOG 2.03||Peers 1.37||HOG -4.19||Peers -0.27|
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.
HOG is trading at a significant premium to its industry.
Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.
HOG significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth
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