ManpowerGroup Inc

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MAN : NYSE : Services
$106.58 | %
Today's Range: 105.88 - 107.35
Avg. Daily Volume: 574500.0
06/23/17 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis


MANPOWERGROUP's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2017 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. MANPOWERGROUP has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.41 which shows that technically this company has the 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 6.12% from the same quarter last year. Together, the key liquidity measurements indicate that it is relatively unlikely that the company will face financial difficulties in the near future.

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Income Statement Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)4757.24587.7
EBITDA ($mil)171.3153.0
EBIT ($mil)151.0131.7
Net Income ($mil)74.471.7


Balance Sheet Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)724.4747.6
Total Assets ($mil)7678.97548.1
Total Debt ($mil)833.6879.6
Equity ($mil)2445.42604.9


Profitability Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Gross Profit Margin16.9917.33
EBITDA Margin3.63.33
Operating Margin3.172.87
Sales Turnover2.582.57
Return on Assets5.815.63
Return on Equity18.2516.32
Debt Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Current Ratio1.451.5
Debt/Capital0.250.25
Interest Expense9.39.5
Interest Coverage16.2413.86


Share Data Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)67.2371.67
Div / share0.00.0
EPS1.090.98
Book value / share36.3836.35
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume572266.0670051.0

Valuation


BUY. The current P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 39.77 for the Professional Services industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.75. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.94 indicates valuation on par with the S&P 500 average of 3.09 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 8.17. 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, MANPOWERGROUP proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.


Price/Earnings
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premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
MAN 16.62 Peers 39.77   MAN 11.24 Peers 19.44

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

MAN 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.

MAN is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
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premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
MAN 14.84 Peers 20.71   MAN 3.48 Peers 0.95

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

MAN is trading at a 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.

MAN 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
MAN 2.94 Peers 8.17   MAN 15.23 Peers 25.52

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.

MAN 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, MAN 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
MAN 0.36 Peers 4.11   MAN 2.31 Peers 9.38

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.

MAN 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.

MAN significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth

 

 

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