SNAP-ON INC's gross profit margin for the third 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. SNAP-ON INC has strong liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.54 which shows the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year.
At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained virtually unchanged only increasing by 3.68% 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||Q3 FY15||Q3 FY14|
|Net Sales ($mil)||882.6||859.9|
|Net Income ($mil)||116.8||103.7|
|Balance Sheet||Q3 FY15||Q3 FY14|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||119.2||124.7|
|Total Assets ($mil)||4491.4||4268.5|
|Total Debt ($mil)||937.7||919.2|
|Profitability||Q3 FY15||Q3 FY14|
|Gross Profit Margin||55.35||54.51|
|Return on Assets||10.31||9.37|
|Return on Equity||19.63||17.57|
|Debt||Q3 FY15||Q3 FY14|
|Share Data||Q3 FY15||Q3 FY14|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||58.07||58.11|
|Div / share||0.53||0.44|
|Book value / share||40.66||39.19|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||429009.0||348920.0|
BUY. SNAP-ON INC's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 22.03 for the Machinery industry and a value on par with the S&P 500 average of 21.93. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 4.15 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.77 and a premium versus the industry average of 3.37. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium.
|SNA 21.51||Peers 22.03||SNA 21.82||Peers 12.86|
Average. An average P/E ratio can signify an industry neutral price for a stock and an average growth expectation.
SNA is trading at a valuation on par with 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.
SNA is trading at a significant premium to its peers.
|SNA 18.53||Peers 16.82||SNA 1.67||Peers 2.50|
Premium. A higher price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher future growth expectations.
SNA 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.
SNA trades at a significant discount to its peers.
|SNA 4.15||Peers 3.37||SNA 15.78||Peers -9.13|
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.
SNA is trading at a premium to its peers.
Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
SNA is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
|SNA 2.73||Peers 1.44||SNA 5.09||Peers -2.96|
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.
SNA is trading at a significant premium to its industry.
Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.
SNA has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
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