Fossil Group Inc.

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FOSL : NASDAQ : Consumer Durables
$12.33 -0.17 | -1.4%
Today's Range: 12.15 - 12.86
Avg. Daily Volume: 3164900.0
03/22/18 - 12:07 PM ET

Financial Analysis

FOSSIL GROUP 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. FOSSIL GROUP INC has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.18 which shows that technically this company has the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year, indicating deteriorating cash flow.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has significantly decreased by 42.27% from the same quarter last year. Together, the key liquidity measurements indicate that it is relatively unlikely that the company will face financial difficulties in the near future.

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Income Statement Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)920.8959.17
EBITDA ($mil)77.2100.82
EBIT ($mil)57.779.42
Net Income ($mil)-79.949.7

Balance Sheet Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)231.2297.33
Total Assets ($mil)1658.32186.9
Total Debt ($mil)446.0636.33
Equity ($mil)580.91006.24

Profitability Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Gross Profit Margin50.7853.21
EBITDA Margin8.3810.51
Operating Margin6.278.28
Sales Turnover1.681.39
Return on Assets-28.833.6
Return on Equity-82.327.83
Debt Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Current Ratio2.543.25
Interest Expense11.17.51
Interest Coverage5.210.58

Share Data Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)48.5248.27
Div / share0.00.0
Book value / share11.9720.85
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume3261863.02018008.0


SELL. This stock’s P/E ratio is negative, making its value useless in the assessment of premium or discount valuation, only displaying that the company has negative earnings per share. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 0.97 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.28 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 6.74. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount. After reviewing these and other key valuation criteria, FOSSIL GROUP INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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FOSL NM Peers 35.71   FOSL NA Peers 22.00

Neutral. The absence of a valid P/E ratio happens when a stock can not be valued on the basis of a negative stream of earnings.

FOSL's P/E is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.


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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FOSL 27.00 Peers 25.18   FOSL NA Peers 1.40

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

FOSL is trading at a significant premium 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.

Ratio not available.

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  Earnings Growth
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FOSL 0.97 Peers 6.74   FOSL -705.52 Peers 2.83

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.

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

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  Sales Growth
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FOSL 0.20 Peers 2.49   FOSL -8.36 Peers 5.91

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.

FOSL 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.

FOSL significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth



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