Ryanair Holdings PLC

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RYAAY : NASDAQ : Services
$111.84 -1.1 | -0.96%
Today's Range: 110.18 - 111.87
Avg. Daily Volume: 233400.0
07/21/17 - 11:00 AM ET

Financial Analysis

RYANAIR HOLDINGS PLC's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2016 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have dropped, underperforming the average competitor within its industry. RYANAIR HOLDINGS PLC has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.39 which shows that technically this company has the 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 15.49% 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 Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)1333.011613.43
EBITDA ($mil)229.62296.66
EBIT ($mil)92.78157.45
Net Income ($mil)75.77137.84

Balance Sheet Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)4429.294937.0
Total Assets ($mil)12826.5812777.64
Total Debt ($mil)4690.544582.2
Equity ($mil)4731.734096.76

Profitability Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Gross Profit Margin23.3524.36
EBITDA Margin17.2218.38
Operating Margin6.969.76
Sales Turnover0.550.58
Return on Assets10.9713.89
Return on Equity29.7543.34
Debt Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Current Ratio1.561.43
Interest Expense15.1224.19
Interest Coverage6.146.51

Share Data Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)243.58258.15
Div / share0.00.0
Book value / share19.4315.87
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume224764.0278944.0


BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 22.81 for the Airlines industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.41. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 5.78 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 3.04 and a significant premium versus the industry average of 4.18. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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RYAAY 20.13 Peers 22.81   RYAAY 13.27 Peers 7.60

Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.

RYAAY is trading at a discount to its peers.


Premium. 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.

RYAAY is trading at a significant premium to its peers.

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  Price to
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premium   discount
RYAAY 15.07 Peers 15.61   RYAAY 1.07 Peers 1.40

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

RYAAY 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.

RYAAY trades at a discount to its peers.

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  Earnings Growth
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lower   higher
RYAAY 5.78 Peers 4.18   RYAAY -16.18 Peers -16.18

Premium. A higher price-to-book ratio makes a stock less attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.

RYAAY is trading at a significant premium to its peers.


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

However, RYAAY is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate

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  Sales Growth
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premium   discount
RYAAY 3.85 Peers 1.52   RYAAY -4.47 Peers 0.50

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.

RYAAY 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.

RYAAY significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth



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