Casey's General Stores Inc

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CASY : NASDAQ : Services
$115.01 -0.92 | -0.79%
Today's Range: 114.9 - 116.58
Avg. Daily Volume: 476900.0
01/23/17 - 3:30 PM ET

Financial Analysis


CASEYS GENERAL STORES INC'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. CASEYS GENERAL STORES INC has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.55 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 18.82% 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 FY16 Q2 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)1920.061924.6
EBITDA ($mil)148.23175.01
EBIT ($mil)99.55133.21
Net Income ($mil)57.1879.03


Balance Sheet Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)177.9765.58
Total Assets ($mil)2952.252630.81
Total Debt ($mil)930.46845.95
Equity ($mil)1199.411009.41


Profitability Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Gross Profit Margin23.123.02
EBITDA Margin7.729.09
Operating Margin5.186.92
Sales Turnover2.382.77
Return on Assets7.18.41
Return on Equity17.4821.94
Debt Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Current Ratio1.10.81
Debt/Capital0.440.46
Interest Expense10.0810.01
Interest Coverage9.8813.31


Share Data Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)39.1939.01
Div / share0.240.22
EPS1.442.0
Book value / share30.625.88
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume472587.0466483.0

Valuation


BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 23.24 for the Food & Staples Retailing industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.41. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 3.76 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.83 and a discount versus the industry average of 3.77. The current price-to-sales ratio is well below the S&P 500 average, but above the industry average. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, CASEYS GENERAL STORES INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
CASY 21.70 Peers 23.24   CASY 9.79 Peers 9.29

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

CASY is trading at a valuation on par with 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.

CASY is trading at a valuation on par to its peers.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
CASY 19.11 Peers 18.74   CASY NM Peers 2.13

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

CASY 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.

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

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
CASY 3.76 Peers 3.77   CASY -5.87 Peers 0.24

Average. 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.

CASY is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.

 

Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

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

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
CASY 0.64 Peers 0.54   CASY -3.57 Peers 1.36

Premium. 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.

CASY is trading at a premium to its industry on this measurement.

 

Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.

CASY significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth

 

 

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