Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp

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BGFV : NASDAQ : Services
$12.86 -0.01 | -0.08%
Today's Range: 12.81 - 13.06
Avg. Daily Volume: 208,300
08/24/16 - 1:18 PM ET

Financial Analysis

BIG 5 SPORTING GOODS CORP's gross profit margin for the second 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, representing a decrease to the bottom line. BIG 5 SPORTING GOODS CORP has very weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.13 which clearly 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 unchanged from the same quarter last year. The key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is in a position in which financial difficulties could develop in the near future.

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Income Statement Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)241.41240.41
EBITDA ($mil)8.6311.23
EBIT ($mil)4.05.72
Net Income ($mil)2.122.58

Balance Sheet Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)8.156.79
Total Assets ($mil)447.31474.01
Total Debt ($mil)60.4575.06
Equity ($mil)194.74194.73

Profitability Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Gross Profit Margin33.5134.44
EBITDA Margin3.574.67
Operating Margin1.662.38
Sales Turnover2.282.11
Return on Assets2.553.2
Return on Equity5.857.79
Debt Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Current Ratio2.052.1
Interest Expense0.430.41
Interest Coverage9.3213.89

Share Data Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)22.0222.19
Div / share0.130.1
Book value / share8.848.78
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume209885.0272956.0


HOLD. The current P/E ratio indicates a premium compared to an average of 22.82 for the Specialty Retail industry and a value on par with the S&P 500 average of 25.30. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.45 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.83 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 13.18. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount.

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premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
BGFV 24.26 Peers 22.82   BGFV 5.93 Peers 15.50

Average. An average P/E ratio can signify an industry neutral price for a stock and an average growth expectation.

BGFV is trading at a valuation on par with 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.

BGFV is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

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premium   discount
  Price to
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
BGFV 19.34 Peers 20.47   BGFV NM Peers 2.14

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

BGFV is trading at a 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.

BGFV's negative PEG ratio makes this valuation measure meaningless.

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premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
BGFV 1.45 Peers 13.18   BGFV -24.29 Peers -14.14

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.

BGFV 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, BGFV is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.

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premium   discount
  Sales Growth
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premium   discount
BGFV 0.28 Peers 1.57   BGFV 2.16 Peers 8.17

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.

BGFV 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.

BGFV significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth



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