MOLSON COORS BREWING CO'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. Even though sales decreased, the net income has increased, representing an increase to the bottom line. MOLSON COORS BREWING CO has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.71 which shows a lack of ability to cover 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 13.66% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is in a position in which financial difficulties could develop in the future.
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|Income Statement||Q3 FY15||Q3 FY14|
|Net Sales ($mil)||1017.4||1168.0|
|Net Income ($mil)||16.6||-34.4|
|Balance Sheet||Q3 FY15||Q3 FY14|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||393.6||722.1|
|Total Assets ($mil)||12645.3||14833.4|
|Total Debt ($mil)||3002.1||3454.5|
|Profitability||Q3 FY15||Q3 FY14|
|Gross Profit Margin||48.23||48.45|
|Return on Assets||3.32||3.75|
|Return on Equity||5.72||6.63|
|Debt||Q3 FY15||Q3 FY14|
|Share Data||Q3 FY15||Q3 FY14|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||185.1||185.4|
|Div / share||0.41||0.37|
|Book value / share||39.17||45.3|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||2575581.0||2924448.0|
BUY. MOLSON COORS BREWING CO's P/E ratio indicates a significant premium compared to an average of 26.66 for the Beverages industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 21.13. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.24 indicates valuation on par with the S&P 500 average of 2.51 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 7.28. The current price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average and above the industry average, indicating a premium. The valuation analysis reveals that, MOLSON COORS BREWING CO seems to be trading at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.
|TAP 39.47||Peers 26.66||TAP 24.04||Peers 20.04|
Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.
TAP is trading at a significant premium 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.
TAP is trading at a premium to its peers.
|TAP 22.94||Peers 23.57||TAP 1.08||Peers 2.38|
Average. An average price-to-projected earnings ratio can signify an industry neutral stock price and average future growth expectations.
TAP is trading at a valuation on par with 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.
TAP trades at a significant discount to its peers.
|TAP 2.24||Peers 7.28||TAP -25.76||Peers -8.15|
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.
TAP 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, TAP is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|TAP 4.39||Peers 4.19||TAP -12.00||Peers -4.37|
Average. 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.
TAP is trading at a valuation on par with its industry on this measurement.
Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.
TAP significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth
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