Monro Muffler Brake Inc

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MNRO : NASDAQ : Consumer Goods
$63.37 | %
Today's Range: 0.00 - 0.00
Avg. Daily Volume: 270,000
07/27/16 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis

MONRO MUFFLER BRAKE INC's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2015 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. MONRO MUFFLER BRAKE INC has very weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.15 which clearly shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year, indicating improving cash flow.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 13.21% from the same quarter last year. The key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is in a position in which financial difficulties could develop in the near future.

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Income Statement Q4 FY15 Q4 FY14
Net Sales ($mil)229.03219.13
EBITDA ($mil)36.8333.04
EBIT ($mil)26.4623.49
Net Income ($mil)13.912.55

Balance Sheet Q4 FY15 Q4 FY14
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)7.997.73
Total Assets ($mil)999.44907.79
Total Debt ($mil)280.29264.6
Equity ($mil)536.2473.61

Profitability Q4 FY15 Q4 FY14
Gross Profit Margin44.6542.53
EBITDA Margin16.0715.07
Operating Margin11.5510.72
Sales Turnover0.940.99
Return on Assets6.686.8
Return on Equity12.3712.96
Debt Q4 FY15 Q4 FY14
Current Ratio1.011.13
Interest Expense4.543.51
Interest Coverage5.836.7

Share Data Q4 FY15 Q4 FY14
Shares outstanding (mil)32.2431.83
Div / share0.150.13
Book value / share16.6314.88
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume266599.0214106.0


BUY. MONRO MUFFLER BRAKE INC's P/E ratio indicates a premium compared to an average of 24.35 for the Specialty Retail industry and a premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.05. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 3.84 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.81 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 13.96. The price-to-sales ratio is above the S&P 500 average and well above the industry average, indicating a premium. The valuation analysis reveals that, MONRO MUFFLER BRAKE INC seems to be trading at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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MNRO 31.65 Peers 24.35   MNRO 16.30 Peers 15.74

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

MNRO is trading at a significant premium to its peers.


Average. 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.

MNRO is trading at a valuation on par to its peers.

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  Price to
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MNRO 26.64 Peers 20.26   MNRO 5.75 Peers 2.04

Premium. A higher price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher future growth expectations.

MNRO is trading at a significant premium 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.

MNRO trades at a significant premium to its peers.

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  Earnings Growth
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MNRO 3.84 Peers 13.96   MNRO 6.87 Peers -3.13

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.

MNRO is trading at a significant discount to its peers.


Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

MNRO is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

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  Sales Growth
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MNRO 2.18 Peers 1.56   MNRO 5.49 Peers 8.06

Premium. 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.

MNRO is trading at a significant premium to its industry.


Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.

MNRO significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth



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