Dorman Products Inc.

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DORM : NASDAQ : Consumer Durables
$68.68 -0.44 | -0.64%
Today's Range: 68.08 - 69.365
Avg. Daily Volume: 253200.0
03/20/18 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis

DORMAN PRODUCTS INC's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2017 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. DORMAN PRODUCTS INC is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 2.83 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year, indicating deteriorating cash flow.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 5.51% 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 Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)227.72229.1
EBITDA ($mil)51.0352.07
EBIT ($mil)44.7747.05
Net Income ($mil)21.9728.7

Balance Sheet Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)71.69149.12
Total Assets ($mil)765.92711.79
Total Debt ($mil)0.00.0
Equity ($mil)634.81601.64

Profitability Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Gross Profit Margin42.7842.42
EBITDA Margin22.422.72
Operating Margin19.6620.54
Sales Turnover1.181.21
Return on Assets13.9114.89
Return on Equity16.7917.62
Debt Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Current Ratio4.815.31
Interest Expense0.00.06
Interest Coverage0.0771.28

Share Data Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)33.834.52
Div / share0.00.0
Book value / share18.7817.43
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume261027.0174559.0


BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a premium compared to an average of 20.26 for the Auto Components industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.66. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 3.67 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 3.28 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 5.43. The price-to-sales ratio is above the S&P 500 average and well above the industry average, indicating a premium. The valuation analysis reveals that, DORMAN PRODUCTS INC seems to be trading at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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DORM 22.00 Peers 20.26   DORM NA Peers 10.78

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

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


Neutral. The P/CF ratio is the stock’s price divided by the sum of the company's cash flow from operations. It is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.

Ratio not available.

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  Price to
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premium   discount
DORM 14.86 Peers 12.58   DORM 0.62 Peers 0.72

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

DORM is trading at a significant premium to 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.

DORM trades at a discount to its peers.

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premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
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lower   higher
DORM 3.67 Peers 5.43   DORM 2.28 Peers 30.40

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.

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

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premium   discount
  Sales Growth
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premium   discount
DORM 2.58 Peers 1.33   DORM 5.07 Peers 9.46

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.

DORM is trading at a significant premium to its industry.


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

DORM significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth



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