NIKE INC's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2014 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. The company has grown sales and net income during the past quarter when compared with the same quarter a year ago, however, it was unable to keep up with the growth of the average competitor within its industry. NIKE INC has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.49 which shows that technically this company has the 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 17.39% from the same quarter last year. Together, the key liquidity measurements indicate that it is relatively unlikely that the company will face financial difficulties in the near future.
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|Income Statement||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Net Sales ($mil)||7779.0||7425.0|
|Net Income ($mil)||865.0||698.0|
|Balance Sheet||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||5924.0||5142.0|
|Total Assets ($mil)||21600.0||18594.0|
|Total Debt ($mil)||1265.0||1447.0|
|Profitability||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Gross Profit Margin||48.16||47.47|
|Return on Assets||15.15||14.48|
|Return on Equity||25.75||24.87|
|Debt||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Share Data||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||857.0||870.0|
|Div / share||0.28||0.24|
|Book value / share||14.83||12.44|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||2951850.0||3537152.0|
BUY. The current P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 35.69 for the Textiles, Apparel & Luxury Goods industry and a premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 21.25. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 7.76 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.83 and a premium versus the industry average of 6.82. The current price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average and above the industry average, indicating a premium.
|NKE 31.08||Peers 35.69||NKE 21.06||Peers 45.23|
Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.
NKE 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.
NKE is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
|NKE 24.47||Peers 29.91||NKE 2.40||Peers 3.07|
Average. An average price-to-projected earnings ratio can signify an industry neutral stock price and average future growth expectations.
NKE 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.
NKE trades at a discount to its peers.
|NKE 7.76||Peers 6.82||NKE 24.16||Peers 21.70|
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.
NKE is trading at a premium to its peers.
Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
NKE is expected to have an earnings growth rate that exceeds its peers.
|NKE 3.22||Peers 3.03||NKE 10.07||Peers 14.96|
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.
NKE 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.
NKE significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth
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