PFE : NYSE : Health Care
$35.11 | %
Today's Range: 0.00 - 0.00
Avg. Daily Volume: 22,036,200
08/29/16 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis


PFIZER INC's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased. PFIZER INC has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.94 which shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year, indicating deteriorating cash flow.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has decreased by 6.16% 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 FY16 Q2 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)13147.011853.0
EBITDA ($mil)5212.04925.0
EBIT ($mil)3880.03753.0
Net Income ($mil)2020.02627.0


Balance Sheet Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)20943.030256.0
Total Assets ($mil)170658.0160878.0
Total Debt ($mil)44182.035123.0
Equity ($mil)62769.066894.0


Profitability Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Gross Profit Margin79.1484.64
EBITDA Margin39.6441.55
Operating Margin29.5131.66
Sales Turnover0.310.3
Return on Assets4.095.53
Return on Equity11.1313.32
Debt Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Current Ratio1.372.14
Debt/Capital0.410.34
Interest Expense308.0286.0
Interest Coverage12.613.12


Share Data Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)6065.656167.35
Div / share0.30.28
EPS0.330.42
Book value / share10.3510.85
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume2.2045986E74.4272768E7

Valuation


BUY. PFIZER INC's P/E ratio indicates a premium compared to an average of 29.12 for the Pharmaceuticals industry and a premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.13. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 3.36 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.82 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 19.95. The price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average, but well below the industry average.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
PFE 30.77 Peers 29.12   PFE 14.26 Peers 21.09

Average. An average P/E ratio can signify an industry neutral price for a stock and an average growth expectation.

PFE is trading at a valuation on par with 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.

PFE 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
PFE 13.15 Peers 15.13   PFE 0.25 Peers 0.56

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

PFE 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.

PFE 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
PFE 3.36 Peers 19.95   PFE -20.43 Peers -21.31

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.

PFE 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, PFE 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
PFE 4.03 Peers 11.68   PFE 8.48 Peers 5.54

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.

PFE is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.

 

Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.

PFE has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

 

 

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