INTUIT INC's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2015 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased. INTUIT INC has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.94 which shows a lack of 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 5.32% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is in a position in which financial difficulties could develop in the future.
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|Income Statement||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Net Sales ($mil)||808.0||782.0|
|Net Income ($mil)||-66.0||-37.0|
|Balance Sheet||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||1367.0||1331.0|
|Total Assets ($mil)||5245.0||4718.0|
|Total Debt ($mil)||499.0||499.0|
|Profitability||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Gross Profit Margin||80.82||83.25|
|Return on Assets||15.34||16.06|
|Return on Equity||34.19||32.12|
|Debt||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Share Data||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||280.94||283.51|
|Div / share||0.25||0.19|
|Book value / share||8.38||7.88|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||1579917.0||1587766.0|
BUY. The current P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 47.31 for the Software industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 20.38. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 11.97 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.81 and a significant premium versus the industry average of 6.31. The current price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average, but below the industry average. The valuation analysis reveals that, INTUIT INC seems to be trading at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|INTU 36.22||Peers 47.31||INTU 18.40||Peers 24.41|
Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.
INTU 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.
INTU is trading at a discount to its peers.
|INTU 26.75||Peers 38.79||INTU NM||Peers 1.21|
Average. An average price-to-projected earnings ratio can signify an industry neutral stock price and average future growth expectations.
INTU is trading at a valuation on par with 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.
INTU's negative PEG ratio makes this valuation measure meaningless.
|INTU 11.97||Peers 6.31||INTU 17.87||Peers 16.11|
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.
INTU is trading at a significant premium to its peers.
Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
INTU is expected to have an earnings growth rate that exceeds its peers.
|INTU 6.15||Peers 6.28||INTU 10.97||Peers 12.21|
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.
INTU 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.
INTU trails its peers on the basis of sales growth
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