Ryanair Holdings PLC

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RYAAY : NASDAQ : Services
$84.83 up 0.87 | 1.04%
Today's Range: 84.12 - 85.06
Avg. Daily Volume: 291500.0
03/27/17 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis

RYANAIR HOLDINGS PLC's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has decreased 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 strong liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.58 which shows the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 16.77% from the same quarter last year. The key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is unlikely to face financial difficulties in the near future.

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Income Statement Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)1135.821321.29
EBITDA ($mil)145.15206.02
EBIT ($mil)32.8598.63
Net Income ($mil)19.8368.93

Balance Sheet Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)3339.54877.54
Total Assets ($mil)11509.1712299.88
Total Debt ($mil)3947.54497.26
Equity ($mil)5129.544392.57

Profitability Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Gross Profit Margin18.920.94
EBITDA Margin12.7715.59
Operating Margin2.897.46
Sales Turnover0.640.51
Return on Assets12.7712.58
Return on Equity28.6535.23
Debt Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Current Ratio1.931.8
Interest Expense11.9317.95
Interest Coverage2.755.5

Share Data Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)246.74263.86
Div / share0.01.66
Book value / share20.7916.65
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume288227.0368967.0


BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 14.92 for the Airlines industry and a significant discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 26.33. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 4.03 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.93 and a premium versus the industry average of 3.40. 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 14.46 Peers 14.92   RYAAY 10.60 Peers 6.25

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

RYAAY is trading at a valuation on par with 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 13.18 Peers 13.10   RYAAY NM Peers 5.80

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

RYAAY is trading at a premium to its peers.


Neutral. 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's negative PEG ratio makes this valuation measure meaningless.

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  Earnings Growth
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RYAAY 4.03 Peers 3.40   RYAAY -0.15 Peers -4.10

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 premium to its peers.


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

RYAAY is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

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  Sales Growth
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RYAAY 2.79 Peers 1.27   RYAAY 18.21 Peers 2.43

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.


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

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



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