PERRIGO CO PLC's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2015 has increased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased, representing a decrease to the bottom line. PERRIGO CO PLC has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.23 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 22.65% 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 FY15||Q4 FY14|
|Net Sales ($mil)||1531.6||1144.2|
|Net Income ($mil)||56.5||131.9|
|Balance Sheet||Q4 FY15||Q4 FY14|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||798.3||805.4|
|Total Assets ($mil)||19720.6||13880.2|
|Total Debt ($mil)||5311.5||3234.2|
|Profitability||Q4 FY15||Q4 FY14|
|Gross Profit Margin||52.96||46.94|
|Return on Assets||0.64||1.47|
|Return on Equity||1.2||2.36|
|Debt||Q4 FY15||Q4 FY14|
|Share Data||Q4 FY15||Q4 FY14|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||146.3||133.8|
|Div / share||0.13||0.11|
|Book value / share||72.88||64.97|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||1247932.0||1776130.0|
HOLD. PERRIGO CO PLC's P/E ratio indicates a significant premium compared to an average of 29.80 for the Pharmaceuticals industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 21.03. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.14 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.65 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 5.57. The price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average, but well below the industry average.
|PRGO 166.09||Peers 29.80||PRGO 19.06||Peers 19.62|
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.
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.
PRGO is trading at a valuation on par to its peers.
|PRGO 17.54||Peers 16.39||PRGO 0.22||Peers 0.93|
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 2.14||Peers 5.57||PRGO -43.04||Peers -108.26|
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.
Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
PRGO is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
|PRGO 4.96||Peers 12.45||PRGO 13.37||Peers 6.63|
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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