URBAN OUTFITTERS INC's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2015 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased. URBAN OUTFITTERS INC has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.02 which shows that technically this company has the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year, indicating deteriorating cash flow.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained unchanged 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 ($mil)||739.01||686.31|
|Net Income ($mil)||32.78||37.48|
|Balance Sheet||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||273.56||341.62|
|Total Assets ($mil)||1917.36||1945.27|
|Total Debt ($mil)||0.0||0.0|
|Profitability||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Gross Profit Margin||38.09||39.78|
|Return on Assets||11.87||14.02|
|Return on Equity||16.4||19.67|
|Debt||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Share Data||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||131.54||137.65|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||10.56||10.07|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||2632685.0||1820602.0|
BUY. URBAN OUTFITTERS INC's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 25.47 for the Specialty Retail industry and a value on par with the S&P 500 average of 20.55. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 3.35 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.84 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 8.58. The price-to-sales ratio is below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, URBAN OUTFITTERS INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|URBN 20.93||Peers 25.47||URBN 15.04||Peers 15.60|
Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.
URBN is trading at a 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.
URBN is trading at a valuation on par to its peers.
|URBN 16.00||Peers 20.76||URBN 1.60||Peers 2.03|
Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.
URBN is trading at a discount 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.
URBN trades at a discount to its peers.
|URBN 3.35||Peers 8.58||URBN -7.66||Peers 23.89|
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.
URBN 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, URBN is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|URBN 1.38||Peers 1.50||URBN 8.03||Peers 9.04|
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.
URBN 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.
URBN trails its peers on the basis of sales growth
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