HSNI : NASDAQ : Services
$39.2 | %
Today's Range: 38.25 - 39.45
Avg. Daily Volume: 741500.0
09/22/17 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis


HSN INC's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2017 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales decreased, the net income has increased. HSN INC has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.56 which shows a lack of ability to cover 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 32.90% 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 Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)821.36854.31
EBITDA ($mil)67.4677.32
EBIT ($mil)56.4266.61
Net Income ($mil)32.7726.45


Balance Sheet Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)32.2654.76
Total Assets ($mil)1206.841236.21
Total Debt ($mil)483.24603.49
Equity ($mil)215.11161.86


Profitability Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Gross Profit Margin36.0836.5
EBITDA Margin8.219.05
Operating Margin6.877.8
Sales Turnover2.92.94
Return on Assets9.7512.04
Return on Equity54.7192.02
Debt Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Current Ratio1.571.73
Debt/Capital0.690.79
Interest Expense4.064.09
Interest Coverage13.916.31


Share Data Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)52.4252.27
Div / share0.350.35
EPS0.620.5
Book value / share4.13.1
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume743728.0451249.0

Valuation


HOLD. The current P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 198.67 for the Internet & Catalog Retail industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.88. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 9.27 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 3.10 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 20.13. 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 17.14 Peers 198.67   HSNI 8.77 Peers 25.47

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 13.79 Peers 183.43   HSNI 2.27 Peers 1.43

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.

 

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.

HSNI trades at a significant premium to its peers.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
HSNI 9.27 Peers 20.13   HSNI -20.72 Peers 198.88

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 0.57 Peers 4.24   HSNI -3.61 Peers 42.99

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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