Finish Line Inc

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FINL : NASDAQ : Services
$14.11 up 0.04 | 0.28%
Today's Range: 13.7956 - 14.12
Avg. Daily Volume: 1723300.0
05/26/17 - 1:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis


FINISH LINE INC's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have dropped, underperforming the average competitor within its industry. FINISH LINE INC has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.66 which 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 decreased by 14.43% 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 Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)557.45559.85
EBITDA ($mil)0.00.0
EBIT ($mil)20.3244.56
Net Income ($mil)-9.474.04


Balance Sheet Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)90.8679.5
Total Assets ($mil)746.47817.55
Total Debt ($mil)0.00.0
Equity ($mil)451.5527.64


Profitability Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Gross Profit Margin29.0934.12
EBITDA Margin0.00.0
Operating Margin3.657.96
Sales Turnover2.472.2
Return on Assets-2.432.67
Return on Equity7.785.48
Debt Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Current Ratio2.212.36
Debt/Capital0.00.0
Interest Expense0.00.0
Interest Coverage0.00.0


Share Data Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)40.3442.38
Div / share0.110.1
EPS0.30.2
Book value / share11.1912.45
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume1606008.01509750.0

Valuation


HOLD. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 24.15 for the Specialty Retail industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.02. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.22 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.00 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 21.43. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, FINISH LINE 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
FINL 16.27 Peers 24.15   FINL 3.35 Peers 14.62

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

FINL 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.

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 10.76 Peers 19.20   FINL 0.48 Peers 1.71

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 significant 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 1.22 Peers 21.43   FINL 33.33 Peers 35.40

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.

FINL is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 

Average. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

FINL is expected to keep pace with its peers on the basis of earnings growth.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
FINL 0.30 Peers 1.54   FINL 2.52 Peers 7.04

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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