Raven Industries Inc

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RAVN : NASDAQ : Industrial Goods
$24.73 -0.26 | -1.00%
Today's Range: 24.57 - 25.00
Avg. Daily Volume: 288,700
08/26/16 - 1:37 PM ET

Financial Analysis


RAVEN INDUSTRIES INC's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2016 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. The company has grown sales and net income during the past quarter when compared with the same quarter a year ago, however, it was unable to keep up with the growth of the average competitor within its industry. RAVEN INDUSTRIES INC is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 3.14 which clearly shows the ability to cover any 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 10.65% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is very unlikely to face financial difficulties in the near future.

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Income Statement Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)68.0467.52
EBITDA ($mil)10.7210.71
EBIT ($mil)6.46.29
Net Income ($mil)4.284.19


Balance Sheet Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)40.1247.55
Total Assets ($mil)304.68340.63
Total Debt ($mil)0.00.0
Equity ($mil)262.88294.22


Profitability Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Gross Profit Margin33.7233.01
EBITDA Margin15.7515.86
Operating Margin9.419.32
Sales Turnover0.840.94
Return on Assets3.036.46
Return on Equity3.517.48
Debt Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Current Ratio5.166.75
Debt/Capital0.00.0
Interest Expense0.00.0
Interest Coverage0.00.0


Share Data Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)36.1637.56
Div / share0.130.13
EPS0.120.11
Book value / share7.277.83
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume276838.0187610.0

Valuation


HOLD. RAVEN INDUSTRIES INC's P/E ratio indicates a significant premium compared to an average of 35.23 for the Industrial Conglomerates industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.30. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 3.30 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.83 and a discount versus the industry average of 4.62. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium. The valuation analysis reveals that, RAVEN INDUSTRIES INC seems to be trading at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
RAVN 92.31 Peers 35.23   RAVN 18.73 Peers 40.22

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

RAVN is trading at a significant 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.

RAVN 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
RAVN 34.29 Peers 21.21   RAVN 0.79 Peers 0.79

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

RAVN is trading at a significant premium to its peers.

 

Average. 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.

RAVN trades at a valuation on par to its peers.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
RAVN 3.30 Peers 4.62   RAVN -55.18 Peers 311.95

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.

RAVN 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, RAVN 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
RAVN 3.38 Peers 2.65   RAVN -19.48 Peers 5.13

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.

RAVN 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.

RAVN significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth

 

 

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