Biglari Holdings Inc

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BH : NYSE : Services
$303.46 -1.1 | -0.36%
Today's Range: 300.21 - 304.3
Avg. Daily Volume: 5400.0
08/18/17 - 3:59 PM ET

Financial Analysis

BIGLARI HOLDINGS INC's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2017 has decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have dropped, underperforming the average competitor within its industry. BIGLARI HOLDINGS INC has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.82 which shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained virtually unchanged only increasing by 2.14% 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 FY17 Q2 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)212.95219.11
EBITDA ($mil)8.3416.81
EBIT ($mil)2.911.46
Net Income ($mil)21.1337.52

Balance Sheet Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)87.987.62
Total Assets ($mil)1083.781117.08
Total Debt ($mil)269.4293.63
Equity ($mil)535.74524.51

Profitability Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Gross Profit Margin18.7822.68
EBITDA Margin3.917.67
Operating Margin1.365.23
Sales Turnover0.770.77
Return on Assets1.485.62
Return on Equity3.011.97
Debt Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Current Ratio0.941.0
Interest Expense5.15.62
Interest Coverage0.572.04

Share Data Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)1.231.22
Div / share0.00.0
Book value / share436.98431.34
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume5363.04241.0


HOLD. The current P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 41.67 for the Hotels, Restaurants & Leisure industry and a value on par with the S&P 500 average of 24.31. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 0.73 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.03 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 10.01. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, BIGLARI HOLDINGS INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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BH 23.39 Peers 41.67   BH 10.24 Peers 19.65

Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.

BH is trading at a significant discount 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.

BH is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

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  Price to
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BH NM Peers 24.25   BH NM Peers 2.81

Neutral. The absence of a valid price-to-projected earnings ratio happens when a stock can not be valued on the basis of a negative expected future earnings.

BH's ratio is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.


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.

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

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  Earnings Growth
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BH 0.73 Peers 10.01   BH -73.50 Peers 53.47

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.

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

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  Sales Growth
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BH 0.46 Peers 3.23   BH -2.55 Peers 7.46

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.

BH 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.

BH significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth



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