Generac Holdings Inc

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GNRC : NYSE : Industrial Goods
$35.99 | %
Today's Range: 35.55 - 36.15
Avg. Daily Volume: 424500.0
04/21/17 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis

GENERAC HOLDINGS INC's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2016 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. The company managed to grow both sales and net income at a faster pace than the average competitor in its industry this quarter as compared to the same quarter a year ago. GENERAC HOLDINGS INC has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.90 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 13.89% 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 ($mil)417.42357.83
EBITDA ($mil)90.4678.58
EBIT ($mil)77.3868.0
Net Income ($mil)41.519.18

Balance Sheet Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)67.27115.86
Total Assets ($mil)1861.681792.82
Total Debt ($mil)1052.921059.35
Equity ($mil)401.12465.87

Profitability Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Gross Profit Margin38.2837.89
EBITDA Margin21.6721.95
Operating Margin18.5419.0
Sales Turnover0.780.73
Return on Assets5.34.33
Return on Equity24.6216.68
Debt Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Current Ratio2.03.1
Interest Expense10.8510.6
Interest Coverage7.136.41

Share Data Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)62.766.02
Div / share0.00.0
Book value / share6.47.06
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume430508.0481749.0


BUY. The current P/E ratio indicates a premium compared to an average of 22.46 for the Electrical Equipment industry and a value on par with the S&P 500 average of 24.80. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 5.56 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.97 and a premium versus the industry average of 4.23. The price-to-sales ratio is below the S&P 500 average and is well below the industry average, indicating a discount. After reviewing these and other key valuation criteria, GENERAC HOLDINGS INC proves to trade at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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GNRC 23.73 Peers 22.46   GNRC 8.81 Peers 17.72

Average. An average P/E ratio can signify an industry neutral price for a stock and an average growth expectation.

GNRC is trading at a valuation on par with 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.

GNRC is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

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  Price to
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GNRC 11.13 Peers 19.90   GNRC 0.25 Peers 2.07

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

GNRC 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.

GNRC trades at a significant discount to its peers.

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  Earnings Growth
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lower   higher
GNRC 5.56 Peers 4.23   GNRC 33.92 Peers -6.77

Premium. A higher price-to-book ratio makes a stock less attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.

GNRC is trading at a significant premium to its peers.


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

GNRC is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

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  Sales Growth
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GNRC 1.55 Peers 2.39   GNRC 9.65 Peers -7.00

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.

GNRC is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.


Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.

GNRC has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.



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