PFE : NYSE : Health Care
$30.94 | %
Today's Range: 0.0 - 0.0
Avg. Daily Volume: 2.52262E7
12/08/16 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis


PFIZER INC's gross profit margin for the third 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 0.70 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 5.28% 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 Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)13044.012087.0
EBITDA ($mil)5029.05251.0
EBIT ($mil)3680.04003.0
Net Income ($mil)1319.02129.0


Balance Sheet Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)14371.020658.0
Total Assets ($mil)178430.0170867.0
Total Debt ($mil)44070.038897.0
Equity ($mil)63306.066838.0


Profitability Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Gross Profit Margin80.0284.6
EBITDA Margin38.5543.44
Operating Margin28.2133.12
Sales Turnover0.30.28
Return on Assets3.464.89
Return on Equity9.7712.51
Debt Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Current Ratio1.111.62
Debt/Capital0.410.37
Interest Expense306.0286.0
Interest Coverage12.0314.0


Share Data Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)6068.366173.0
Div / share0.30.28
EPS0.220.34
Book value / share10.4310.83
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume2.4581962E72.1080186E7

Valuation


BUY. PFIZER INC's P/E ratio indicates a premium compared to an average of 26.06 for the Pharmaceuticals industry and a premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.37. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 3.03 indicates valuation on par with the S&P 500 average of 2.81 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 63.67. 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 31.28 Peers 26.06   PFE 13.17 Peers 18.01

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

PFE is trading at a 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.

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 12.10 Peers 13.78   PFE 0.27 Peers 0.50

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 3.03 Peers 63.67   PFE -24.63 Peers -15.36

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 3.60 Peers 12.79   PFE 11.10 Peers 5.02

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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