Dillard's Inc

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DDS : NYSE : Services
$71.4 up 0.56 | 0.79%
Today's Range: 70.9 - 72.92
Avg. Daily Volume: 532600.0
12/05/16 - 4:01 PM ET

Financial Analysis


DILLARDS INC's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2016 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have dropped, although the growth in net income underperformed the average competitor within the industry, the revenue growth did not. DILLARDS INC has very weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.11 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, indicating improving cash flow.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained virtually unchanged only decreasing by 4.45% 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 Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)1406.51472.85
EBITDA ($mil)111.4141.42
EBIT ($mil)50.7275.82
Net Income ($mil)22.845.74


Balance Sheet Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)80.48100.11
Total Assets ($mil)4184.234380.19
Total Debt ($mil)837.75951.56
Equity ($mil)1736.211817.16


Profitability Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Gross Profit Margin37.5138.02
EBITDA Margin7.929.6
Operating Margin3.615.15
Sales Turnover1.571.56
Return on Assets4.697.2
Return on Equity11.3117.37
Debt Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Current Ratio1.831.62
Debt/Capital0.330.34
Interest Expense15.6214.87
Interest Coverage3.255.1


Share Data Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)33.537.5
Div / share0.070.07
EPS0.671.19
Book value / share51.8348.46
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume531218.0484187.0

Valuation


HOLD. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 19.54 for the Multiline Retail industry and a significant discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.22. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.37 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.79 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 4.23. The current price-to-sales ratio is well below the S&P 500 average and is also below the industry average, indicating a discount. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, DILLARDS 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
DDS 12.88 Peers 19.54   DDS 5.03 Peers 9.61

Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.

DDS is trading at a significant discount 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.

DDS is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
DDS 11.86 Peers 20.45   DDS NM Peers 2.20

Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.

DDS is trading at a significant discount 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.

DDS'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
DDS 1.37 Peers 4.23   DDS -29.22 Peers 36.39

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.

DDS 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, DDS 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
DDS 0.36 Peers 0.72   DDS -3.90 Peers 13.77

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.

DDS 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.

DDS significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth

 

 

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