Finish Line Inc

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FINL : NASDAQ : Services
$23.72 | %
Today's Range: 23.45 - 23.85
Avg. Daily Volume: 1,153,000
08/26/16 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis


FINISH LINE INC's gross profit margin for the first 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 9.76% 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 Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)453.52443.39
EBITDA ($mil)26.3932.45
EBIT ($mil)14.8822.35
Net Income ($mil)9.6313.79


Balance Sheet Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)85.3982.19
Total Assets ($mil)767.85769.33
Total Debt ($mil)0.00.0
Equity ($mil)514.52570.23


Profitability Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Gross Profit Margin33.3733.62
EBITDA Margin5.817.31
Operating Margin3.285.04
Sales Turnover2.472.41
Return on Assets2.310.83
Return on Equity3.4414.61
Debt Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Current Ratio2.523.25
Debt/Capital0.00.0
Interest Expense0.00.0
Interest Coverage0.00.0


Share Data Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)41.4544.87
Div / share0.10.09
EPS0.230.3
Book value / share12.4112.71
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume1151075.01148320.0

Valuation


BUY. FINISH LINE INC's P/E ratio indicates a significant premium compared to an average of 22.82 for the Specialty Retail industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.13. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.90 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.82 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 13.11. 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 58.95 Peers 22.82   FINL 6.62 Peers 15.61

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 13.40 Peers 20.58   FINL 0.27 Peers 2.03

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 1.90 Peers 13.11   FINL -77.28 Peers -14.69

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 0.51 Peers 1.57   FINL 2.23 Peers 8.00

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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