Perrigo Co. PlcFind Ratings Reports
PERRIGO CO PLC's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2018 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. The company has grown its sales and net income during the past quarter when compared with the same quarter a year ago, and although its growth in net income has outpaced the industry average, its revenue growth has not. PERRIGO CO PLC has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.31 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, indicating deteriorating cash flow.
At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained virtually unchanged only increasing by 2.26% 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 FY18||Q1 FY17|
|Net Sales ($mil)||1217.0||1194.0|
|Net Income ($mil)||80.8||71.6|
|Balance Sheet||Q1 FY18||Q1 FY17|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||701.1||3100.6|
|Total Assets ($mil)||11639.6||13979.4|
|Total Debt ($mil)||3338.6||5794.3|
|Profitability||Q1 FY18||Q1 FY17|
|Gross Profit Margin||49.48||48.06|
|Return on Assets||1.1||-24.4|
|Return on Equity||2.07||-56.23|
|Debt||Q1 FY18||Q1 FY17|
|Share Data||Q1 FY18||Q1 FY17|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||139.7||143.4|
|Div / share||0.19||0.16|
|Book value / share||44.42||42.31|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||1147777.0||1011838.0|
SELL. The current P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 102.84 for the Pharmaceuticals industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.32. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.68 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.29 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 6.62. The price-to-sales ratio is below the S&P 500 average and is well below the industry average, indicating a discount. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, PERRIGO CO PLC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|PRGO 82.23||Peers 102.84||PRGO 15.46||Peers 15.64|
Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.
PRGO is trading at a discount 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.
PRGO is trading at a valuation on par to its peers.
|PRGO 13.30||Peers 13.54||PRGO 0.16||Peers 4.07|
Average. An average price-to-projected earnings ratio can signify an industry neutral stock price and average future growth expectations.
PRGO 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.
PRGO trades at a significant discount to its peers.
|PRGO 1.68||Peers 6.62||PRGO 103.82||Peers -2089.93|
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.
PRGO 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.
PRGO is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
|PRGO 2.10||Peers 28.98||PRGO -3.09||Peers 17.05|
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.
PRGO 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.
PRGO significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth