Graco Inc.Find Ratings Reports
GRACO INC's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2021 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased. GRACO INC is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 2.17 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year.
At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has greatly increased by 34.17% 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||Q3 FY21||Q3 FY20|
|Net Sales ($mil)||486.7||439.32|
|Net Income ($mil)||103.83||114.12|
|Balance Sheet||Q3 FY21||Q3 FY20|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||603.83||424.67|
|Total Assets ($mil)||2377.33||1994.0|
|Total Debt ($mil)||240.12||349.47|
|Profitability||Q3 FY21||Q3 FY20|
|Gross Profit Margin||54.09||55.25|
|Return on Assets||18.26||15.07|
|Return on Equity||27.76||25.78|
|Debt||Q3 FY21||Q3 FY20|
|Share Data||Q3 FY21||Q3 FY20|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||169.95||167.44|
|Div / share||0.19||0.18|
|Book value / share||9.2||6.96|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||593654.0||576363.0|
BUY. GRACO INC's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 33.79 for the Machinery Manufacturing subsector and a value on par with the S&P 500 average of 28.83. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 8.22 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 4.61 and a significant discount versus the subsector average of 11.35. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the subsector average, indicating a premium. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, GRACO INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives.
|GGG 30.38||Peers 33.79||GGG 26.35||Peers 23.92|
Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.
GGG is trading at a discount to its peers.
Premium. 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.
GGG is trading at a premium to its peers.
|GGG 28.87||Peers 25.13||GGG 1.22||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.
GGG is trading at a significant premium to its peers.
Premium. 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.
GGG trades at a significant premium to its peers.
|GGG 8.22||Peers 11.35||GGG 43.10||Peers 106.78|
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.
GGG 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, GGG is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|GGG 6.70||Peers 6.12||GGG 20.49||Peers 25.32|
Average. 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.
GGG is trading at a valuation on par with its subsector on this measurement.
Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the subsector implies that a company is losing market share.
GGG trails its peers on the basis of sales growth.