SILGAN HOLDINGS INC's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2015 has decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales decreased, the net income has increased, representing an increase to the bottom line.
At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has significantly decreased by 25.12% from the same quarter last year.
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|Income Statement||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Net Sales ($mil)||816.6||855.85|
|Net Income ($mil)||33.3||31.48|
|Balance Sheet||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||129.1||83.22|
|Total Assets ($mil)||3353.3||3439.13|
|Total Debt ($mil)||1910.8||1859.81|
|Profitability||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Gross Profit Margin||14.96||19.32|
|Return on Assets||5.49||5.56|
|Return on Equity||33.93||26.4|
|Debt||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Share Data||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||63.2||63.55|
|Div / share||0.16||0.15|
|Book value / share||8.59||11.41|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||292315.0||191466.0|
BUY. SILGAN HOLDINGS INC's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 27.56 for the Containers & Packaging industry and a value on par with the S&P 500 average of 20.38. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 6.27 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.81 and a premium versus the industry average of 4.84. The current price-to-sales ratio is well below the S&P 500 average and is also below the industry average, indicating a discount. The valuation analysis reveals that, SILGAN HOLDINGS INC seems to be trading at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|SLGN 18.58||Peers 27.56||SLGN 11.24||Peers 10.23|
Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.
SLGN is trading at a significant discount 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.
SLGN is trading at a valuation on par to its peers.
|SLGN 15.39||Peers 18.59||SLGN 1.36||Peers 1.00|
Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.
SLGN is trading at a discount 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.
SLGN trades at a significant premium to its peers.
|SLGN 6.27||Peers 4.84||SLGN -3.02||Peers -3.17|
Premium. A higher price-to-book ratio makes a stock less attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.
SLGN is trading at a significant premium to its peers.
Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
However, SLGN is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|SLGN 0.88||Peers 1.03||SLGN 2.75||Peers 3.54|
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.
SLGN 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.
SLGN trails its peers on the basis of sales growth
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