International Speedway Corp

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ISCA : NASDAQ : Services
$35.55 | %
Today's Range: 34.3 - 35.6
Avg. Daily Volume: 147900.0
09/22/17 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis

INTL SPEEDWAY CORP'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. Sales and net income have dropped, underperforming the average competitor within its industry. INTL SPEEDWAY CORP is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 2.21 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained unchanged 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 Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)165.28165.66
EBITDA ($mil)46.1847.78
EBIT ($mil)19.9521.79
Net Income ($mil)13.2321.9

Balance Sheet Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)312.08303.98
Total Assets ($mil)2241.392222.72
Total Debt ($mil)262.57265.62
Equity ($mil)1401.081391.46

Profitability Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Gross Profit Margin45.445.61
EBITDA Margin27.9328.83
Operating Margin12.0713.15
Sales Turnover0.30.29
Return on Assets3.083.15
Return on Equity4.935.03
Debt Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Current Ratio2.322.18
Interest Expense3.944.02
Interest Coverage5.065.41

Share Data Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)44.3545.58
Div / share0.430.41
Book value / share31.5930.53
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume146707.0135900.0


HOLD. The current P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 44.25 for the Hotels, Restaurants & Leisure industry and a value on par with the S&P 500 average of 24.88. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.13 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.10 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 9.96. The price-to-sales ratio is above the S&P 500 average, but well below the industry average. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, INTL SPEEDWAY CORP proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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ISCA 23.40 Peers 44.25   ISCA 9.23 Peers 18.23

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

ISCA 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.

ISCA is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

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  Price to
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ISCA 21.25 Peers 25.32   ISCA NM Peers 2.87

Average. An average price-to-projected earnings ratio can signify an industry neutral stock price and average future growth expectations.

ISCA is trading at a valuation on par with 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.

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

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  Earnings Growth
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ISCA 1.13 Peers 9.96   ISCA 1.32 Peers 50.58

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.

ISCA 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, ISCA 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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ISCA 2.39 Peers 3.35   ISCA 1.67 Peers 7.77

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.

ISCA 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.

ISCA significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth



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