Scripps Networks Interactive Inc

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SNI : NASDAQ : Services
$86.04 | %
Today's Range: 85.91 - 86.295
Avg. Daily Volume: 2824000.0
09/22/17 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis


SCRIPPS NETWORKS INTERACTIVE'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 its sales and net income during the past quarter when compared with the same quarter a year ago, and although its growth in net income has outpaced the industry average, its revenue growth has not. SCRIPPS NETWORKS INTERACTIVE is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 2.47 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year, indicating improving cash flow.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has greatly increased by 33.41% 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 FY17 Q2 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)925.05892.77
EBITDA ($mil)412.8419.3
EBIT ($mil)374.08377.56
Net Income ($mil)234.08184.61


Balance Sheet Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)131.56185.92
Total Assets ($mil)6516.576512.72
Total Debt ($mil)2979.733626.94
Equity ($mil)2514.221884.55


Profitability Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Gross Profit Margin67.5968.0
EBITDA Margin44.6246.96
Operating Margin40.4442.29
Sales Turnover0.530.51
Return on Assets9.6911.74
Return on Equity25.1340.58
Debt Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Current Ratio4.151.41
Debt/Capital0.540.66
Interest Expense24.233.18
Interest Coverage15.4611.38


Share Data Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)129.79129.02
Div / share0.30.25
EPS1.791.42
Book value / share19.3714.61
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume2828276.01439386.0

Valuation


BUY. The current P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 48.36 for the Media industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.93. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 4.44 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 3.11 and a premium versus the industry average of 3.68. The price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average, but well below the industry average. The valuation analysis reveals that, SCRIPPS NETWORKS INTERACTIVE seems to be trading at a discount 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
SNI 17.79 Peers 48.36   SNI 11.15 Peers 10.72

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

SNI is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 

Average. 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.

SNI is trading at a valuation on par to its peers.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
SNI 15.70 Peers 32.12   SNI 2.93 Peers 5.45

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

SNI is trading at a significant discount to 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.

SNI trades at a significant discount to its peers.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
SNI 4.44 Peers 3.68   SNI -17.83 Peers 32.77

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.

SNI is trading at a premium to its peers.

 

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

However, SNI 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
SNI 3.22 Peers 20.20   SNI 4.02 Peers 20.07

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.

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

 

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

SNI significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth

 

 

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