American Woodmark CorpFind Ratings Reports
AMERICAN WOODMARK CORP's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has increased when compared to the same period a year ago. The company has grown its sales and net income during the past quarter when compared with the same quarter a year ago, and although its growth in net income has outpaced the industry average, its revenue growth has not. AMERICAN WOODMARK CORP is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 2.88 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs. AMWD managed to increase the liquidity from the same period a year ago, despite already having very strong liquidity to begin with. This would indicate improved cash flow.
At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has greatly increased by 25.53% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is very unlikely to face financial difficulties in the near future.
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|Income Statement||Q4 FY16||Q4 FY15|
|Net Sales ($mil)||258.74||240.92|
|Net Income ($mil)||17.35||13.37|
|Balance Sheet||Q4 FY16||Q4 FY15|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||228.73||200.21|
|Total Assets ($mil)||501.27||466.69|
|Total Debt ($mil)||16.88||24.05|
|Profitability||Q4 FY16||Q4 FY15|
|Gross Profit Margin||24.17||22.22|
|Return on Assets||14.2||12.58|
|Return on Equity||20.2||20.91|
|Debt||Q4 FY16||Q4 FY15|
|Share Data||Q4 FY16||Q4 FY15|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||16.23||16.24|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||21.71||17.28|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||87966.0||108665.0|
BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 23.73 for the Building Products industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.31. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 4.26 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 3.03 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 49.17. The current price-to-sales ratio is well below the S&P 500 average and is also below the industry average, indicating a discount. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, AMERICAN WOODMARK CORP proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|AMWD 21.31||Peers 23.73||AMWD 19.48||Peers 16.68|
Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.
AMWD is trading at a discount to its peers.
Premium. 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.
AMWD is trading at a premium to its peers.
|AMWD 16.97||Peers 18.22||AMWD 1.56||Peers 1.78|
Average. An average price-to-projected earnings ratio can signify an industry neutral stock price and average future growth expectations.
AMWD 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.
AMWD trades at a discount to its peers.
|AMWD 4.26||Peers 49.17||AMWD 21.91||Peers 30.02|
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.
AMWD 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, AMWD is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|AMWD 1.46||Peers 1.65||AMWD 8.78||Peers 23.22|
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.
AMWD is trading at a discount to its industry on this measurement.
Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.
AMWD significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth