RYANAIR HOLDINGS PLC's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2014 has significantly increased when compared to the same period a year ago. The company has grown its sales and net income during the past quarter when compared with the same quarter a year ago, and although its growth in net income has outpaced the industry average, its revenue growth has not. RYANAIR HOLDINGS PLC has strong liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.77 which shows the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company managed to increase its liquidity from the same period a year ago, despite already having strong liquidity to begin with. This would indicate improved cash flow.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 18.86% from the same quarter last year. The key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is unlikely to face financial difficulties in the near future.
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|Income Statement||Q1 FY14||Q1 FY13|
|Net Sales ($mil)||2047.61||1746.2|
|Net Income ($mil)||269.42||101.61|
|Balance Sheet||Q1 FY14||Q1 FY13|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||6137.64||4674.1|
|Total Assets ($mil)||13834.16||11830.64|
|Total Debt ($mil)||5257.51||4425.35|
|Profitability||Q1 FY14||Q1 FY13|
|Gross Profit Margin||25.95||18.44|
|Return on Assets||6.41||5.96|
|Return on Equity||18.41||17.4|
|Debt||Q1 FY14||Q1 FY13|
|Share Data||Q1 FY14||Q1 FY13|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||276.86||284.66|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||17.42||14.25|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||260501.0||251118.0|
BUY. The current P/E ratio indicates a premium compared to an average of 14.37 for the Airlines industry and a value on par with the S&P 500 average of 18.06. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.98 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.49 and a discount versus the industry average of 3.40. The price-to-sales ratio is above the S&P 500 average and well above the industry average, indicating a premium. The valuation analysis reveals that, RYANAIR HOLDINGS PLC seems to be trading at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.
|RYAAY 16.65||Peers 14.37||RYAAY 8.95||Peers 13.54|
Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.
RYAAY is trading at a 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.
RYAAY is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
|RYAAY 13.51||Peers 13.41||RYAAY 0.46||Peers 0.34|
Premium. A higher price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher future growth expectations.
RYAAY is trading at a premium to 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.
RYAAY trades at a significant premium to its peers.
|RYAAY 2.98||Peers 3.40||RYAAY 27.86||Peers -9.07|
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.
RYAAY is trading at a discount to its peers.
Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
RYAAY is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
|RYAAY 1.99||Peers 0.95||RYAAY 13.50||Peers 13.66|
Premium. 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.
RYAAY is trading at a significant premium to its industry.
Average. Comparing a company's sales growth to its industry helps to determine if the company is adding or losing market share.
RYAAY is keeping pace with its peers on the basis of sales growth.
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