PFIZER INC's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2014 has decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have dropped, although the growth in net income underperformed the average competitor within the industry, the revenue growth did not.
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|Income Statement||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Net Sales ($mil)||13118.0||13558.0|
|Net Income ($mil)||1229.0||2569.0|
|Balance Sheet||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||0.0||32408.0|
|Total Assets ($mil)||0.0||172101.0|
|Total Debt ($mil)||0.0||36489.0|
|Profitability||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Gross Profit Margin||72.59||83.37|
|Return on Assets||0.0||12.78|
|Return on Equity||0.0||14.91|
|Debt||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Share Data||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||6300.66||6399.0|
|Div / share||0.26||0.24|
|Book value / share||0.0||11.92|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||2.4814176E7||2.4609256E7|
BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 34.44 for the Pharmaceuticals industry and a premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 19.08. The price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average, but well below the industry average. After reviewing these and other key valuation criteria, PFIZER INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|PFE 22.42||Peers 34.44||PFE NA||Peers 22.17|
Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.
PFE is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
Neutral. The P/CF ratio is the stock’s price divided by the sum of the company's cash flow from operations. It is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.
Ratio not available.
|PFE 14.27||Peers 19.02||PFE 0.86||Peers 0.87|
Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.
PFE is trading at a discount to its peers.
Average. 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.
PFE trades at a valuation on par to its peers.
|PFE NA||Peers 8.31||PFE -13.94||Peers -19.65|
Neutral. 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.
Ratio not available.
Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
PFE is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
|PFE 4.04||Peers 6.64||PFE -3.84||Peers 10.64|
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.
PFE is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.
Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.
PFE significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth
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