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 15.54% 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||204.6|
|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||-4.43|
|Return on Equity||8.59||13.03|
|Debt||Q3 FY16||Q3 FY15|
|Share Data||Q3 FY16||Q3 FY15|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||425.5||436.42|
|Div / share||0.2||0.25|
|Book value / share||9.92||8.37|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||3095855.0||3037312.0|
BUY. CONAGRA BRANDS INC's P/E ratio indicates a significant premium compared to an average of 29.98 for the Food Products industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.02. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 3.80 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 3.00 and a discount versus the industry average of 4.90. The price-to-sales ratio is below the S&P 500 average and is well below the industry average, indicating a discount.
|CAG 45.95||Peers 29.98||CAG 11.95||Peers 18.51|
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 19.94||Peers 20.62||CAG 0.80||Peers 1.73|
Average. An average price-to-projected earnings ratio can signify an industry neutral stock price and average future growth expectations.
CAG 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.
CAG trades at a significant discount to its peers.
|CAG 3.80||Peers 4.90||CAG -25.46||Peers 69.06|
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 1.82||Peers 2.41||CAG -9.70||Peers 5.03|
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