INGERSOLL-RAND PLC's gross profit margin for the fourth 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, representing a decrease to the bottom line. INGERSOLL-RAND PLC has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.79 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 remained virtually unchanged only decreasing by 1.80% 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||Q4 FY15||Q4 FY14|
|Net Sales ($mil)||3325.8||3240.5|
|Net Income ($mil)||233.5||255.5|
|Balance Sheet||Q4 FY15||Q4 FY14|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||736.8||1705.2|
|Total Assets ($mil)||16738.8||17298.5|
|Total Debt ($mil)||4239.0||4224.4|
|Profitability||Q4 FY15||Q4 FY14|
|Gross Profit Margin||32.46||32.76|
|Return on Assets||3.97||5.38|
|Return on Equity||11.71||14.98|
|Debt||Q4 FY15||Q4 FY14|
|Share Data||Q4 FY15||Q4 FY14|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||268.8||266.27|
|Div / share||0.29||0.25|
|Book value / share||21.87||22.49|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||2201695.0||3023542.0|
HOLD. The current P/E ratio indicates a premium compared to an average of 17.63 for the Machinery industry and a value on par with the S&P 500 average of 20.43. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.29 indicates valuation on par with the S&P 500 average of 2.43 and a discount versus the industry average of 3.16. The current price-to-sales ratio is well below the S&P 500 average and is also below the industry average, indicating a discount.
|IR 19.44||Peers 17.63||IR 15.84||Peers 10.78|
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 11.44||Peers 15.77||IR 0.36||Peers 3.43|
Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.
IR is trading at a 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.
IR trades at a significant discount to its peers.
|IR 2.29||Peers 3.16||IR -21.59||Peers -14.57|
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 significant discount to its peers.
Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
However, IR is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|IR 1.01||Peers 1.31||IR 3.17||Peers -5.85|
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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