RESOURCES CONNECTION INC's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2015 is essentially unchanged 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. RESOURCES CONNECTION INC is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 3.60 which clearly shows the ability to cover any 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 remained unchanged 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||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Net Sales ($mil)||148.34||143.45|
|Net Income ($mil)||7.13||5.4|
|Balance Sheet||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||101.22||100.12|
|Total Assets ($mil)||404.73||405.15|
|Total Debt ($mil)||0.0||0.0|
|Profitability||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Gross Profit Margin||38.74||39.2|
|Return on Assets||7.22||5.33|
|Return on Equity||8.52||6.24|
|Debt||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Share Data||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||37.14||38.08|
|Div / share||0.1||0.08|
|Book value / share||9.24||9.09|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||159705.0||152361.0|
BUY. RESOURCES CONNECTION INC's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 28.50 for the Professional Services industry and a value on par with the S&P 500 average of 22.01. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.95 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.78 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 5.33. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, RESOURCES CONNECTION INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|RECN 23.39||Peers 28.50||RECN 18.82||Peers 16.07|
Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.
RECN is trading at a discount to its peers.
Premium. 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.
RECN is trading at a premium to its peers.
|RECN 19.68||Peers 21.58||RECN 1.30||Peers 0.73|
Average. An average price-to-projected earnings ratio can signify an industry neutral stock price and average future growth expectations.
RECN is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.
Premium. 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.
RECN trades at a significant premium to its peers.
|RECN 1.95||Peers 5.33||RECN 37.50||Peers 24.35|
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.
RECN 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.
RECN is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
|RECN 1.12||Peers 3.13||RECN 2.86||Peers 8.23|
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.
RECN 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.
RECN significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth
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