MONRO MUFFLER BRAKE INC's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2014 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have grown, and although the growth in revenues has outpaced the average competitor within the industry, the net income growth has not. MONRO MUFFLER BRAKE INC has very weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.05 which clearly 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 13.34% from the same quarter last year. The key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is in a position in which financial difficulties could develop in the near future.
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|Income Statement||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Net Sales ($mil)||236.55||216.7|
|Net Income ($mil)||15.99||15.33|
|Balance Sheet||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||4.62||4.91|
|Total Assets ($mil)||909.29||761.4|
|Total Debt ($mil)||282.89||200.62|
|Profitability||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Gross Profit Margin||41.98||41.88|
|Return on Assets||6.72||6.65|
|Return on Equity||13.25||12.46|
|Debt||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Share Data||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||31.63||31.44|
|Div / share||0.13||0.11|
|Book value / share||14.49||12.86|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||268636.0||205809.0|
BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a premium compared to an average of 28.49 for the Specialty Retail industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 19.80. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 4.35 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.79 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 8.24. 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, MONRO MUFFLER BRAKE INC seems to be trading at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.
|MNRO 33.71||Peers 28.49||MNRO 18.55||Peers 20.12|
Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.
MNRO is trading at a premium to its peers.
Average. 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.
MNRO is trading at a valuation on par to its peers.
|MNRO 27.05||Peers 23.06||MNRO 2.56||Peers 1.70|
Premium. A higher price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher future growth expectations.
MNRO is trading at a significant premium 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.
MNRO trades at a significant premium to its peers.
|MNRO 4.35||Peers 8.24||MNRO 19.87||Peers 23.82|
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.
MNRO 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, MNRO is expected to trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|MNRO 2.27||Peers 1.49||MNRO 6.61||Peers 7.46|
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.
MNRO 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.
MNRO trails its peers on the basis of sales growth
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