Finish Line Inc

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FINL : NASDAQ : Services
$23.12 -0.16 | -0.69%
Today's Range: 23.11 - 23.57
Avg. Daily Volume: 941,300
09/29/16 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis


FINISH LINE 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. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased. FINISH LINE 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 decreased from the same period last year.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has decreased by 12.77% 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 ($mil)509.4483.15
EBITDA ($mil)46.9951.74
EBIT ($mil)34.9141.44
Net Income ($mil)22.0825.9


Balance Sheet Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)114.3100.23
Total Assets ($mil)825.32842.85
Total Debt ($mil)0.00.0
Equity ($mil)515.19590.68


Profitability Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Gross Profit Margin33.6835.08
EBITDA Margin9.2210.7
Operating Margin6.858.58
Sales Turnover2.332.22
Return on Assets1.689.85
Return on Equity2.6914.06
Debt Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Current Ratio2.132.71
Debt/Capital0.00.0
Interest Expense0.00.0
Interest Coverage0.00.0


Share Data Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)40.5644.85
Div / share0.10.09
EPS0.530.57
Book value / share12.713.17
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume979573.01341582.0

Valuation


BUY. FINISH LINE INC's P/E ratio indicates a significant premium compared to an average of 21.90 for the Specialty Retail industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.04. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.79 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.81 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 12.26. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
FINL 63.19 Peers 21.90   FINL 5.10 Peers 14.04

Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.

FINL is trading at a significant premium 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.

FINL 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
FINL 12.93 Peers 19.49   FINL 0.29 Peers 1.90

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

FINL is trading at a discount 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.

FINL trades at a significant discount to its peers.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
FINL 1.79 Peers 12.26   FINL -79.89 Peers 0.73

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.

FINL 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, FINL 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
FINL 0.48 Peers 1.47   FINL 2.75 Peers 7.27

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.

FINL 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.

FINL significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth

 

 

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