PACCAR INC's gross profit margin for the first 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.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained virtually unchanged only decreasing by 1.92% from the same quarter last year.
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|Income Statement||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Net Sales ($mil)||4832.7||4379.9|
|Net Income ($mil)||378.4||273.9|
|Balance Sheet||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||2714.5||2540.3|
|Total Assets ($mil)||20326.8||20597.6|
|Total Debt ($mil)||0.0||8239.9|
|Profitability||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Gross Profit Margin||23.66||19.63|
|Return on Assets||7.19||5.87|
|Return on Equity||21.73||17.61|
|Debt||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Share Data||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||354.7||354.7|
|Div / share||0.22||0.2|
|Book value / share||18.98||19.35|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||1789084.0||1929599.0|
BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 18.80 for the Machinery industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 20.38. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 3.44 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.81 and a discount versus the industry average of 3.79. The current price-to-sales ratio is well below the S&P 500 average and is also below the industry average, indicating a discount. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, PACCAR INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|PCAR 15.90||Peers 18.80||PCAR 10.01||Peers 14.48|
Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.
PCAR 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.
PCAR is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
|PCAR 13.67||Peers 18.00||PCAR 0.89||Peers 1.88|
Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.
PCAR 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.
PCAR trades at a significant discount to its peers.
|PCAR 3.44||Peers 3.79||PCAR 20.88||Peers 27.30|
Average. 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.
PCAR is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.
Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
However, PCAR is expected to trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|PCAR 1.19||Peers 1.56||PCAR 10.63||Peers 3.68|
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.
PCAR 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.
PCAR has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
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