HSNI : NASDAQ : Services
$36.75 | %
Today's Range: 36.2 - 37.0
Avg. Daily Volume: 440700.0
12/09/16 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis


HSN INC's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2016 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. HSN INC has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.64 which shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has greatly increased by 56.00% 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 Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)823.02864.87
EBITDA ($mil)58.5973.63
EBIT ($mil)48.0763.02
Net Income ($mil)20.1634.21


Balance Sheet Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)67.4463.17
Total Assets ($mil)1284.511351.88
Total Debt ($mil)625.69700.0
Equity ($mil)162.07103.89


Profitability Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Gross Profit Margin34.0335.41
EBITDA Margin7.118.51
Operating Margin5.847.29
Sales Turnover2.82.74
Return on Assets10.513.15
Return on Equity83.23171.2
Debt Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Current Ratio1.751.81
Debt/Capital0.790.87
Interest Expense4.134.1
Interest Coverage11.6515.38


Share Data Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)52.1952.39
Div / share0.350.35
EPS0.380.64
Book value / share3.111.98
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume439761.0379650.0

Valuation


HOLD. HSN INC's P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 157.39 for the Internet & Catalog Retail industry and a significant discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.79. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 11.54 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.86 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 16.49. 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, HSN 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
HSNI 14.11 Peers 157.39   HSNI 8.81 Peers 26.42

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

HSNI 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.

HSNI 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
HSNI 12.99 Peers 1630.49   HSNI NM Peers 2.09

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

HSNI is trading at a significant discount 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.

HSNI's negative PEG ratio makes this valuation measure meaningless.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
HSNI 11.54 Peers 16.49   HSNI -23.73 Peers 275.83

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.

HSNI 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, HSNI 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
HSNI 0.52 Peers 3.65   HSNI -3.06 Peers 25.37

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.

HSNI 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.

HSNI significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth

 

 

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