Under Armour Inc. Stock Buy Recommendation Reiterated (UA)
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- The revenue growth came in higher than the industry average of 11.7%. Since the same quarter one year prior, revenues rose by 26.8%. This growth in revenue does not appear to have trickled down to the company's bottom line, displaying stagnant earnings per share.
- UA's debt-to-equity ratio is very low at 0.11 and is currently below that of the industry average, implying that there has been very successful management of debt levels. Along with the favorable debt-to-equity ratio, the company maintains an adequate quick ratio of 1.26, which illustrates the ability to avoid short-term cash problems.
- The net income growth from the same quarter one year ago has exceeded that of the S&P 500 and the Textiles, Apparel & Luxury Goods industry average. The net income increased by 6.8% when compared to the same quarter one year prior, going from $6.24 million to $6.67 million.
- Net operating cash flow has significantly increased by 2433.60% to $46.21 million when compared to the same quarter last year. In addition, UNDER ARMOUR INC has also vastly surpassed the industry average cash flow growth rate of 35.05%.
- UNDER ARMOUR INC reported flat earnings per share in the most recent quarter. This company has reported somewhat volatile earnings recently. But, we feel it is poised for EPS growth in the coming year. During the past fiscal year, UNDER ARMOUR INC increased its bottom line by earning $0.93 versus $0.67 in the prior year. This year, the market expects an improvement in earnings ($1.19 versus $0.93).
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