Snap-on Inc

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SNA : NYSE : Industrial Goods
$151.52 up 0.71 | 0.47%
Today's Range: 149.55 - 151.58
Avg. Daily Volume: 750700.0
08/16/17 - 3:59 PM ET

Financial Analysis

SNAP-ON INC's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2017 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. SNAP-ON INC has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.22 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.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 10.50% 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 Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)999.1941.6
EBITDA ($mil)261.0238.5
EBIT ($mil)238.2216.8
Net Income ($mil)153.2140.1

Balance Sheet Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)89.0119.9
Total Assets ($mil)5067.14505.1
Total Debt ($mil)1105.8889.6
Equity ($mil)2854.92583.6

Profitability Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Gross Profit Margin56.455.55
EBITDA Margin26.1225.32
Operating Margin23.8423.02
Sales Turnover0.760.81
Return on Assets11.311.46
Return on Equity20.0619.99
Debt Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Current Ratio1.892.17
Interest Expense13.012.9
Interest Coverage18.3216.81

Share Data Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)57.5858.08
Div / share0.710.61
Book value / share49.5844.48
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume746349.0517743.0


BUY. The current P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 116.49 for the Machinery industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.31. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 3.08 indicates valuation on par with the S&P 500 average of 3.03 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 4.75. The current price-to-sales ratio is above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, SNAP-ON INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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SNA 15.78 Peers 116.49   SNA 14.89 Peers 17.49

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

SNA 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.

SNA is trading at a discount to its peers.

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  Price to
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SNA 13.79 Peers 21.08   SNA 1.53 Peers 1.18

Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.

SNA is trading at a significant discount to its peers.


Premium. 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.

SNA trades at a significant premium to its peers.

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  Earnings Growth
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SNA 3.08 Peers 4.75   SNA 11.00 Peers 15.15

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.

SNA 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, SNA 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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SNA 2.30 Peers 2.00   SNA 5.30 Peers 6.56

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.

SNA is trading at a premium to its industry on this measurement.


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

SNA trails its peers on the basis of sales growth



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