Silgan Holdings Inc

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SLGN : NASDAQ : Consumer Goods
$55.51 up 0.64 | 1.17%
Today's Range: 54.65 - 55.54
Avg. Daily Volume: 485500.0
01/17/17 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis

SILGAN HOLDINGS INC's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2016 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have dropped, although the growth in revenues underperformed the average competitor within the industry, the net income growth did not. SILGAN HOLDINGS INC has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.63 which shows a lack of 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 18.95% 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 ($mil)1139.641203.53
EBITDA ($mil)167.49167.74
EBIT ($mil)130.23131.0
Net Income ($mil)69.7770.32

Balance Sheet Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)93.56104.2
Total Assets ($mil)3501.523514.42
Total Debt ($mil)1818.411931.81
Equity ($mil)751.65631.89

Profitability Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Gross Profit Margin19.2318.43
EBITDA Margin14.6913.93
Operating Margin11.4310.88
Sales Turnover1.041.09
Return on Assets4.464.82
Return on Equity20.7826.82
Debt Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Current Ratio1.341.39
Interest Expense17.7117.42
Interest Coverage7.357.52

Share Data Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)60.3460.39
Div / share0.170.16
Book value / share12.4610.46
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume475924.0231771.0


BUY. The current P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 36.90 for the Containers & Packaging industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.49. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 4.28 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.84 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 7.09. The current price-to-sales ratio is well below the S&P 500 average and is also below the industry average, indicating a discount. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, SILGAN HOLDINGS INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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SLGN 20.65 Peers 36.90   SLGN 8.65 Peers 48.52

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

SLGN is trading at a significant discount 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.

SLGN is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

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  Price to
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SLGN 16.39 Peers 18.28   SLGN NM Peers 4.01

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

SLGN is trading at a valuation on par with 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.

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

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  Earnings Growth
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SLGN 4.28 Peers 7.09   SLGN -6.53 Peers 21.46

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.

SLGN 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, SLGN 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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SLGN 0.88 Peers 1.14   SLGN -5.41 Peers 2.47

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.

SLGN is trading at a discount to its industry on this measurement.


Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.

SLGN significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth



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