Actuant CorpFind Ratings Reports
ACTUANT CORP's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2017 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales decreased, the net income has increased. ACTUANT CORP has strong liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.51 which shows the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 9.10% from the same quarter last year. The key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is unlikely to face financial difficulties in the near future.
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|Income Statement||Q3 FY17||Q3 FY16|
|Net Sales ($mil)||295.43||305.34|
|Net Income ($mil)||22.51||21.17|
|Balance Sheet||Q3 FY17||Q3 FY16|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||198.95||137.09|
|Total Assets ($mil)||1488.04||1467.42|
|Total Debt ($mil)||569.25||588.06|
|Profitability||Q3 FY17||Q3 FY16|
|Gross Profit Margin||36.69||37.11|
|Return on Assets||3.35||-6.84|
|Return on Equity||8.73||-19.18|
|Debt||Q3 FY17||Q3 FY16|
|Share Data||Q3 FY17||Q3 FY16|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||59.69||59.02|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||9.58||8.88|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||508649.0||502568.0|
HOLD. ACTUANT CORP's P/E ratio indicates a premium compared to an average of 28.53 for the Machinery industry and a premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.66. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.54 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.07 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 5.05. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount.
|ATU 29.70||Peers 28.53||ATU 15.34||Peers 16.51|
Average. An average P/E ratio can signify an industry neutral price for a stock and an average growth expectation.
ATU is trading at a valuation on par with 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.
ATU is trading at a valuation on par to its peers.
|ATU 23.08||Peers 22.36||ATU NM||Peers 1.28|
Premium. A higher price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher future growth expectations.
ATU is trading at a significant premium to its peers.
Neutral. 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.
ATU's negative PEG ratio makes this valuation measure meaningless.
|ATU 2.54||Peers 5.05||ATU 147.95||Peers 24.25|
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.
ATU is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
ATU is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
|ATU 1.33||Peers 2.09||ATU -6.66||Peers 12.41|
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.
ATU is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.
Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.
ATU significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth