VIPSHOP HOLDINGS LTD -ADR's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2014 has increased when compared to the same period a year ago. The company has grown sales and net income significantly, outpacing the average growth rates of competitors within its industry. VIPSHOP HOLDINGS LTD -ADR has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.24 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 57.46% 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||Q2 FY14||Q2 FY13|
|Net Sales ($mil)||829.45||351.29|
|Net Income ($mil)||26.39||9.03|
|Balance Sheet||Q2 FY14||Q2 FY13|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||1194.35||384.53|
|Total Assets ($mil)||1980.91||552.32|
|Total Debt ($mil)||618.73||0.0|
|Profitability||Q2 FY14||Q2 FY13|
|Gross Profit Margin||24.81||23.52|
|Return on Assets||4.56||3.57|
|Return on Equity||29.28||10.08|
|Debt||Q2 FY14||Q2 FY13|
|Share Data||Q2 FY14||Q2 FY13|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||56.73||55.32|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||5.44||3.54|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||951871.0||1332511.0|
HOLD. The current P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 433.84 for the Internet & Catalog Retail industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 19.94. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 37.91 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.76 and a significant premium versus the industry average of 11.71. The current price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average and above the industry average, indicating a premium.
|VIPS 133.96||Peers 433.84||VIPS NA||Peers 38.81|
Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.
VIPS is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
Neutral. The P/CF ratio is the stock’s price divided by the sum of the company's cash flow from operations. It is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.
Ratio not available.
|VIPS 39.90||Peers 56.65||VIPS 0.55||Peers 1.00|
Premium. A higher price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher future growth expectations.
VIPS 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.
VIPS trades at a significant discount to its peers.
|VIPS 37.91||Peers 11.71||VIPS 327.77||Peers 166.31|
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.
VIPS is trading at a significant premium to its peers.
Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
VIPS is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
|VIPS 4.56||Peers 4.13||VIPS 129.62||Peers 29.02|
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.
VIPS is trading at a premium to its industry on this measurement.
Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.
VIPS has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
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