Berry Plastics Group Inc

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BERY : NYSE : Consumer Goods
$41.00 | %
Today's Range: 40.82 - 41.23
Avg. Daily Volume: 1,442,400
07/29/16 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis


BERRY PLASTICS GROUP INC's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2016 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. BERRY PLASTICS GROUP INC has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.85 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.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has greatly increased by 170.78% 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 Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)1614.01224.0
EBITDA ($mil)303.0201.0
EBIT ($mil)172.0116.0
Net Income ($mil)59.038.0


Balance Sheet Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)212.0119.0
Total Assets ($mil)7798.05214.0
Total Debt ($mil)5987.03810.0
Equity ($mil)63.0-89.0


Profitability Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Gross Profit Margin27.3223.61
EBITDA Margin18.7716.42
Operating Margin10.669.48
Sales Turnover0.730.97
Return on Assets1.251.82
Return on Equity155.550.0
Debt Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Current Ratio1.592.04
Debt/Capital0.991.02
Interest Expense74.052.0
Interest Coverage2.322.23


Share Data Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)120.8119.4
Div / share0.00.0
EPS0.470.31
Book value / share0.52-0.75
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume1489107.01825726.0

Valuation


BUY. BERRY PLASTICS GROUP INC's P/E ratio indicates a significant premium compared to an average of 32.50 for the Containers & Packaging industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.05. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 76.68 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.81 and a significant premium versus the industry average of 11.13. The current price-to-sales ratio is well below the S&P 500 average and is also below the industry average, indicating a discount. After reviewing these and other key valuation criteria, BERRY PLASTICS GROUP INC proves to trade at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
BERY 51.27 Peers 32.50   BERY 6.13 Peers 10.14

Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.

BERY is trading at a significant 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.

BERY is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
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premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
BERY 16.10 Peers 17.15   BERY 0.26 Peers 1.37

Premium. A higher price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher future growth expectations.

BERY 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.

BERY trades at a significant discount to its peers.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
BERY 76.68 Peers 11.13   BERY 0.00 Peers -6.13

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.

BERY is trading at a significant premium to its peers.

 

Neutral. Higher earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

The growth rate for BERY is not available.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
BERY 0.85 Peers 1.04   BERY 12.09 Peers -0.99

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.

BERY is trading at a discount to its industry on this measurement.

 

Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.

BERY has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

 

 

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