Bob Evans Farms IncFind Ratings Reports
BOB EVANS FARMS'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. Sales and net income have dropped, underperforming the average competitor within its industry. BOB EVANS FARMS has very weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.34 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.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has decreased by 23.67% 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 ($mil)||315.96||325.02|
|Net Income ($mil)||0.22||6.43|
|Balance Sheet||Q2 FY16||Q2 FY15|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||4.88||5.36|
|Total Assets ($mil)||797.58||961.67|
|Total Debt ($mil)||361.78||474.67|
|Profitability||Q2 FY16||Q2 FY15|
|Gross Profit Margin||19.35||18.99|
|Return on Assets||2.87||2.31|
|Return on Equity||10.74||7.96|
|Debt||Q2 FY16||Q2 FY15|
|Share Data||Q2 FY16||Q2 FY15|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||19.77||21.38|
|Div / share||0.34||0.31|
|Book value / share||10.78||13.06|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||264741.0||226310.0|
HOLD. BOB EVANS FARMS's P/E ratio indicates a significant premium compared to an average of 37.72 for the Hotels, Restaurants & Leisure industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 26.55. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 5.37 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.96 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 9.28. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount.
|BOBE 51.70||Peers 37.72||BOBE 15.52||Peers 16.67|
Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.
BOBE is trading at a significant premium to 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.
BOBE is trading at a valuation on par to its peers.
|BOBE 23.63||Peers 23.22||BOBE 0.51||Peers 3.23|
Average. An average price-to-projected earnings ratio can signify an industry neutral stock price and average future growth expectations.
BOBE 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.
BOBE trades at a significant discount to its peers.
|BOBE 5.37||Peers 9.28||BOBE 15.46||Peers 78.42|
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.
BOBE 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, BOBE is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|BOBE 0.87||Peers 3.19||BOBE -1.65||Peers 3.00|
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.
BOBE 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.
BOBE significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth