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Raven Industries Inc
RAVN : NASDAQ : Industrial Goods
$16.09 | %
Today's Range: 16.08 - 16.57
Avg. Daily Volume: 189,300
04/29/16 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis


RAVEN INDUSTRIES INC's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2015 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income fell significantly, underperforming compared to the average company in its industry. RAVEN INDUSTRIES INC is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 3.93 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has decreased by 11.91% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is very unlikely to face financial difficulties in the near future.

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Income Statement Q4 FY15 Q4 FY14
Net Sales ($mil)52.8389.87
EBITDA ($mil)4.9811.25
EBIT ($mil)0.586.41
Net Income ($mil)1.026.19


Balance Sheet Q4 FY15 Q4 FY14
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)33.7852.2
Total Assets ($mil)306.61362.87
Total Debt ($mil)0.00.0
Equity ($mil)268.79305.15


Profitability Q4 FY15 Q4 FY14
Gross Profit Margin30.3929.28
EBITDA Margin9.4312.51
Operating Margin1.097.14
Sales Turnover0.841.04
Return on Assets2.768.74
Return on Equity3.1510.39
Debt Q4 FY15 Q4 FY14
Current Ratio6.685.37
Debt/Capital0.00.0
Interest Expense0.00.0
Interest Coverage0.00.0


Share Data Q4 FY15 Q4 FY14
Shares outstanding (mil)36.5138.05
Div / share0.130.13
EPS0.030.16
Book value / share7.368.02
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume194312.0196462.0

Valuation


HOLD. The current P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 115.26 for the Industrial Conglomerates industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.17. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.22 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.76 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 4.03. The current price-to-sales ratio is above the S&P 500 average, but below the industry average. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, RAVEN INDUSTRIES INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
RAVN 71.09 Peers 115.26   RAVN 13.56 Peers 15.42

Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.

RAVN is trading at a significant 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.

RAVN is trading at a discount to its peers.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
RAVN 32.70 Peers 20.35   RAVN 0.96 Peers 1.13

Premium. A higher price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher future growth expectations.

RAVN is trading at a significant 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.

RAVN trades at a discount to its peers.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
RAVN 2.22 Peers 4.03   RAVN -72.95 Peers -42.84

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.

RAVN 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, RAVN is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
RAVN 2.31 Peers 2.74   RAVN -31.72 Peers -0.06

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.

RAVN is trading at a discount to its industry on this measurement.

 

Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.

RAVN significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth

 

 

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