TREEHOUSE FOODS 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. 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. TREEHOUSE FOODS INC has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.01 which shows that technically this company has the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year, indicating improving cash flow.
At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has greatly increased by 36.62% from the same quarter last year. Together, the key liquidity measurements indicate that it is relatively unlikely that the company will face financial difficulties in the near future.
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|Income Statement||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Net Sales ($mil)||783.15||618.9|
|Net Income ($mil)||17.85||14.32|
|Balance Sheet||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||63.36||24.4|
|Total Assets ($mil)||3815.38||2676.42|
|Total Debt ($mil)||1399.06||902.01|
|Profitability||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Gross Profit Margin||21.51||23.97|
|Return on Assets||2.44||2.92|
|Return on Equity||5.29||6.06|
|Debt||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Share Data||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||42.86||36.75|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||41.19||35.15|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||499116.0||353128.0|
BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a premium compared to an average of 31.36 for the Food Products industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 21.25. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.99 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.83 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 5.82. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount.
|THS 36.71||Peers 31.36||THS 13.89||Peers 15.77|
Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.
THS 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.
THS is trading at a discount to its peers.
|THS 21.10||Peers 23.14||THS 0.67||Peers 1.62|
Average. An average price-to-projected earnings ratio can signify an industry neutral stock price and average future growth expectations.
THS 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.
THS trades at a significant discount to its peers.
|THS 1.99||Peers 5.82||THS 6.19||Peers 1.07|
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.
THS 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.
THS is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
|THS 1.13||Peers 1.76||THS 31.08||Peers -1.33|
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.
THS is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.
Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.
THS has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
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