PERRIGO CO PLC's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has increased 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. PERRIGO CO PLC has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.06 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, indicating deteriorating cash flow.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 23.11% 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||Q1 FY16||Q1 FY15|
|Net Sales ($mil)||1344.7||951.5|
|Net Income ($mil)||112.6||96.3|
|Balance Sheet||Q1 FY16||Q1 FY15|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||523.0||913.1|
|Total Assets ($mil)||19703.1||13781.0|
|Total Debt ($mil)||5375.0||3192.3|
|Profitability||Q1 FY16||Q1 FY15|
|Gross Profit Margin||53.9||47.13|
|Return on Assets||0.73||1.38|
|Return on Equity||1.34||2.18|
|Debt||Q1 FY16||Q1 FY15|
|Share Data||Q1 FY16||Q1 FY15|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||146.4||133.8|
|Div / share||0.13||0.11|
|Book value / share||73.31||65.15|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||2041437.0||1254599.0|
HOLD. PERRIGO CO PLC's P/E ratio indicates a significant premium compared to an average of 28.30 for the Pharmaceuticals industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 21.93. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.11 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.77 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 6.01. The price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average, but well below the industry average.
|PRGO 156.19||Peers 28.30||PRGO 20.18||Peers 25.28|
Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.
PRGO is trading at a significant premium 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.
PRGO is trading at a discount to its peers.
|PRGO 16.42||Peers 16.73||PRGO 0.21||Peers 0.96|
Premium. A higher price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher future growth expectations.
PRGO is trading at a premium 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.
PRGO trades at a significant discount to its peers.
|PRGO 2.11||Peers 6.01||PRGO -16.81||Peers 18.20|
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.
PRGO 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, PRGO is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|PRGO 4.53||Peers 25.75||PRGO 22.51||Peers 10.16|
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.
PRGO is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.
Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.
PRGO has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
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