INGERSOLL-RAND PLC's gross profit margin for the first 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. INGERSOLL-RAND PLC has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.74 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 decreased by 8.92% 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||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Net Sales ($mil)||2887.8||2722.9|
|Net Income ($mil)||51.3||79.0|
|Balance Sheet||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||733.9||897.9|
|Total Assets ($mil)||17409.0||16774.0|
|Total Debt ($mil)||4544.0||3526.2|
|Profitability||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Gross Profit Margin||30.78||31.31|
|Return on Assets||5.19||3.63|
|Return on Equity||15.36||10.27|
|Debt||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Share Data||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||268.0||271.2|
|Div / share||0.29||0.25|
|Book value / share||21.36||23.18|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||1676042.0||1811929.0|
BUY. The current P/E ratio indicates a premium compared to an average of 19.57 for the Machinery industry and a value on par with the S&P 500 average of 20.73. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 3.29 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.86 and a discount versus the industry average of 3.99. The price-to-sales ratio is below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount.
|IR 21.66||Peers 19.57||IR 19.22||Peers 15.23|
Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.
IR 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.
IR is trading at a significant premium to its peers.
|IR 15.77||Peers 18.91||IR 1.34||Peers 2.03|
Average. An average price-to-projected earnings ratio can signify an industry neutral stock price and average future growth expectations.
IR is trading at a valuation on par with 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.
IR trades at a significant discount to its peers.
|IR 3.29||Peers 3.99||IR 48.62||Peers 25.51|
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.
IR is trading at a discount to its peers.
Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
IR is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
|IR 1.44||Peers 1.64||IR 5.00||Peers 3.60|
Discount. 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.
IR is trading at a discount to its industry on this measurement.
Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.
IR has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
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