Conagra Brands IncFind Ratings Reports
CONAGRA BRANDS INC's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has increased when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have dropped, underperforming the average competitor within its industry. CONAGRA BRANDS 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.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 17.81% 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||Q3 FY16||Q3 FY15|
|Net Sales ($mil)||1981.2||2199.3|
|Net Income ($mil)||179.7||201.9|
|Balance Sheet||Q3 FY16||Q3 FY15|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||683.6||502.6|
|Total Assets ($mil)||10499.0||13187.2|
|Total Debt ($mil)||2974.2||5499.7|
|Profitability||Q3 FY16||Q3 FY15|
|Gross Profit Margin||34.93||32.97|
|Return on Assets||5.76||-4.45|
|Return on Equity||8.42||12.99|
|Debt||Q3 FY16||Q3 FY15|
|Share Data||Q3 FY16||Q3 FY15|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||435.21||436.42|
|Div / share||0.2||0.25|
|Book value / share||9.89||8.37|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||3105562.0||3613743.0|
BUY. CONAGRA BRANDS INC's P/E ratio indicates a significant premium compared to an average of 31.49 for the Food Products industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 26.33. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 4.08 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.93 and a discount versus the industry average of 5.11. The current price-to-sales ratio is similar to the S&P 500 average, but it is below the industry average, indicating a discount.
|CAG 49.21||Peers 31.49||CAG 12.98||Peers 18.83|
Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.
CAG 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.
CAG is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
|CAG 21.24||Peers 20.87||CAG 0.88||Peers 1.71|
Premium. A higher price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher future growth expectations.
CAG 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.
CAG trades at a significant discount to its peers.
|CAG 4.08||Peers 5.11||CAG -25.46||Peers 1487.20|
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.
CAG is trading at a discount to its peers.
Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
However, CAG is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|CAG 2.00||Peers 2.40||CAG -9.70||Peers 8.16|
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.
CAG is trading at a discount to its industry on this measurement.
Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.
CAG significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth