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LLL : NYSE : Industrial Goods
$151.63 | %
Today's Range: 148.57 - 151.99
Avg. Daily Volume: 596,000
07/29/16 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis


Even though sales decreased, the net income has increased, representing an increase to the bottom line.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has decreased by 13.68% from the same quarter last year.

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Income Statement Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)2664.02793.0
EBITDA ($mil)0.00.0
EBIT ($mil)0.0164.0
Net Income ($mil)147.0120.0


Balance Sheet Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)352.0353.0
Total Assets ($mil)11700.013633.0
Total Debt ($mil)549.03948.0
Equity ($mil)4486.05197.0


Profitability Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Gross Profit Margin0.08.34
EBITDA Margin0.00.0
Operating Margin0.05.87
Sales Turnover0.850.75
Return on Assets-0.774.26
Return on Equity8.210.5
Debt Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Current Ratio1.441.78
Debt/Capital0.110.43
Interest Expense43.048.0
Interest Coverage0.03.42


Share Data Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)77.3480.8
Div / share0.70.65
EPS1.881.44
Book value / share58.064.32
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume597560.0621413.0

Valuation


BUY. The current P/E ratio indicates a significant premium compared to an average of 21.63 for the Aerospace & Defense industry and a premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.11. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.58 indicates valuation on par with the S&P 500 average of 2.81 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 27.22. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
LLL 32.15 Peers 21.63   LLL 10.52 Peers 16.99

Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.

LLL is trading at a significant premium 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.

LLL 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
LLL 17.32 Peers 19.14   LLL 0.25 Peers 2.04

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

LLL is trading at a valuation on par with 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.

LLL trades at a significant discount to its peers.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
LLL 2.58 Peers 27.22   LLL -27.31 Peers 1.35

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.

LLL 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, LLL 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
LLL 1.16 Peers 1.67   LLL -3.06 Peers 5.94

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.

LLL 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.

LLL significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth

 

 

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