Dillard's Inc

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DDS : NYSE : Services
$63.41 | %
Today's Range: 63.13 - 65.49
Avg. Daily Volume: 485,500
08/26/16 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis


DILLARDS 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. DILLARDS INC has very weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.25 which clearly shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has decreased by 9.20% 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 Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)1488.71550.84
EBITDA ($mil)94.4120.52
EBIT ($mil)33.860.02
Net Income ($mil)12.129.95


Balance Sheet Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)128.3175.14
Total Assets ($mil)3843.04002.33
Total Debt ($mil)820.9830.23
Equity ($mil)1768.71948.06


Profitability Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Gross Profit Margin33.2734.21
EBITDA Margin6.347.77
Operating Margin2.273.87
Sales Turnover1.721.71
Return on Assets5.78.12
Return on Equity12.416.69
Debt Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Current Ratio2.272.15
Debt/Capital0.320.3
Interest Expense16.014.77
Interest Coverage2.114.06


Share Data Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)34.339.4
Div / share0.070.06
EPS0.350.75
Book value / share51.5749.44
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume512399.0680755.0

Valuation


HOLD. DILLARDS INC's P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 23.96 for the Multiline Retail industry and a significant discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.30. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.33 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.83 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 4.19. 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 11.42 Peers 23.96   DDS 5.10 Peers 75.41

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 11.75 Peers 21.71   DDS NM Peers 1.33

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 1.33 Peers 4.19   DDS -23.61 Peers -4.43

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 0.80   DDS -3.30 Peers 19.25

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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