AGCO CorpFind Ratings Reports
AGCO CORP's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2016 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased. AGCO CORP has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.62 which shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year, indicating improving cash flow.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained virtually unchanged only decreasing by 2.19% 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||Q4 FY16||Q4 FY15|
|Net Sales ($mil)||2094.0||1959.0|
|Net Income ($mil)||62.0||62.1|
|Balance Sheet||Q4 FY16||Q4 FY15|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||429.7||426.7|
|Total Assets ($mil)||7168.4||6501.3|
|Total Debt ($mil)||1695.4||1235.0|
|Profitability||Q4 FY16||Q4 FY15|
|Gross Profit Margin||22.77||23.11|
|Return on Assets||2.23||4.09|
|Return on Equity||5.76||9.38|
|Debt||Q4 FY16||Q4 FY15|
|Share Data||Q4 FY16||Q4 FY15|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||80.26||83.82|
|Div / share||0.13||0.12|
|Book value / share||34.59||33.86|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||915971.0||809410.0|
BUY. AGCO CORP's P/E ratio indicates a premium compared to an average of 27.44 for the Machinery industry and a premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 26.53. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.77 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.96 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 4.78. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount.
|AGCO 31.10||Peers 27.44||AGCO 13.31||Peers 15.14|
Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.
AGCO 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.
AGCO is trading at a discount to its peers.
|AGCO 19.67||Peers 23.29||AGCO 1.13||Peers 1.81|
Average. An average price-to-projected earnings ratio can signify an industry neutral stock price and average future growth expectations.
AGCO 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.
AGCO trades at a significant discount to its peers.
|AGCO 1.77||Peers 4.78||AGCO -35.63||Peers -17.69|
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.
AGCO 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, AGCO is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|AGCO 0.66||Peers 1.93||AGCO -0.77||Peers -2.19|
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.
AGCO 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.
AGCO has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.