Donaldson Co. Inc.Find Ratings Reports
DONALDSON CO INC's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2018 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased, representing a decrease to the bottom line. DONALDSON CO INC is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 2.00 which clearly shows the ability to cover any 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 6.49% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is very unlikely to face financial difficulties in the near future.
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|Income Statement||Q2 FY18||Q2 FY17|
|Net Sales ($mil)||664.7||550.6|
|Net Income ($mil)||-52.9||46.5|
|Balance Sheet||Q2 FY18||Q2 FY17|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||362.2||296.3|
|Total Assets ($mil)||2131.3||1817.7|
|Total Debt ($mil)||685.8||574.9|
|Profitability||Q2 FY18||Q2 FY17|
|Gross Profit Margin||35.79||37.47|
|Return on Assets||6.39||12.03|
|Return on Equity||16.48||28.17|
|Debt||Q2 FY18||Q2 FY17|
|Share Data||Q2 FY18||Q2 FY17|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||129.85||132.1|
|Div / share||0.18||0.18|
|Book value / share||6.37||5.88|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||491190.0||414604.0|
HOLD. The current P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 89.62 for the Machinery industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.66. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 7.07 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 3.28 and a significant premium versus the industry average of 5.54. The current price-to-sales ratio is similar to the S&P 500 average, but it is above the industry average, indicating a premium.
|DCI 44.13||Peers 89.62||DCI 22.76||Peers 22.25|
Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.
DCI is trading at a significant discount 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.
DCI is trading at a valuation on par to its peers.
|DCI 20.09||Peers 19.09||DCI 3.13||Peers 1.57|
Premium. A higher price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher future growth expectations.
DCI is trading at a premium to its peers.
Premium. 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.
DCI trades at a significant premium to its peers.
|DCI 7.07||Peers 5.54||DCI -37.43||Peers 187.15|
Premium. A higher price-to-book ratio makes a stock less attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.
DCI is trading at a significant premium to its peers.
Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
However, DCI is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|DCI 2.27||Peers 2.24||DCI 13.62||Peers 12.01|
Average. 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.
DCI is trading at a valuation on par with its industry on this measurement.
Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.
DCI has a sales growth rate that exceeds its peers.