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International Speedway Corp
ISCA : NASDAQ : Services
$32.52 | %
Today's Range: 32.50 - 33.98
Avg. Daily Volume: 155,600
02/05/16 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis


INTL SPEEDWAY CORP's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2015 has increased when compared to the same period a year ago. The company managed to grow both sales and net income at a faster pace than the average competitor in its industry this quarter as compared to the same quarter a year ago. INTL SPEEDWAY CORP has strong liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.71 which shows the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year, indicating deteriorating cash flow.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained virtually unchanged only increasing by 3.47% 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 FY15 Q4 FY14
Net Sales ($mil)219.32199.75
EBITDA ($mil)78.0364.44
EBIT ($mil)56.244.48
Net Income ($mil)32.2825.82


Balance Sheet Q4 FY15 Q4 FY14
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)160.55158.85
Total Assets ($mil)2122.22077.65
Total Debt ($mil)268.37271.75
Equity ($mil)1393.221346.43


Profitability Q4 FY15 Q4 FY14
Gross Profit Margin49.5546.75
EBITDA Margin35.5732.25
Operating Margin25.6222.27
Sales Turnover0.30.31
Return on Assets2.663.24
Return on Equity4.065.0
Debt Q4 FY15 Q4 FY14
Current Ratio2.232.14
Debt/Capital0.160.17
Interest Expense0.04.12
Interest Coverage0.010.8


Share Data Q4 FY15 Q4 FY14
Shares outstanding (mil)46.2946.22
Div / share0.00.0
EPS0.690.55
Book value / share30.129.13
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume142809.0131711.0

Valuation


HOLD. The current P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 28.27 for the Hotels, Restaurants & Leisure industry and a premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 20.88. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.09 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.48 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 9.30. The price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average, but well below the industry average. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, INTL SPEEDWAY CORP proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
ISCA 26.80 Peers 28.27   ISCA 9.96 Peers 14.14

Average. An average P/E ratio can signify an industry neutral price for a stock and an average growth expectation.

ISCA is trading at a valuation on par with 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.

ISCA is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
ISCA 18.69 Peers 23.99   ISCA 0.98 Peers 3.21

Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.

ISCA 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.

ISCA trades at a significant discount to its peers.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
ISCA 1.09 Peers 9.30   ISCA -15.28 Peers 9.11

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.

ISCA 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, ISCA is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
ISCA 2.35 Peers 2.93   ISCA -1.01 Peers 7.25

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.

ISCA is trading at a discount to its industry on this measurement.

 

Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.

ISCA significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth

 

 

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