Simpson Manufacturing Co. Inc.Find Ratings Reports
SIMPSON MANUFACTURING INC's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2017 has decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased. SIMPSON MANUFACTURING INC is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 2.23 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year.
At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained virtually unchanged only increasing by 2.18% 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||Q4 FY17||Q4 FY16|
|Net Sales ($mil)||231.68||200.19|
|Net Income ($mil)||13.09||17.39|
|Balance Sheet||Q4 FY17||Q4 FY16|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||168.51||226.54|
|Total Assets ($mil)||1037.52||979.97|
|Total Debt ($mil)||3.66||0.0|
|Profitability||Q4 FY17||Q4 FY16|
|Gross Profit Margin||47.28||50.66|
|Return on Assets||8.92||9.15|
|Return on Equity||10.46||10.36|
|Debt||Q4 FY17||Q4 FY16|
|Share Data||Q4 FY17||Q4 FY16|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||46.75||47.44|
|Div / share||0.21||0.18|
|Book value / share||18.93||18.25|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||259360.0||245045.0|
BUY. The current P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 37.54 for the Building Products industry and a premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.25. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.98 indicates valuation on par with the S&P 500 average of 3.15 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 16.71. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, SIMPSON MANUFACTURING INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|SSD 29.25||Peers 37.54||SSD 22.17||Peers 18.65|
Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.
SSD 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.
SSD is trading at a premium to its peers.
|SSD 17.51||Peers 16.80||SSD 0.80||Peers 0.59|
Premium. A higher price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher future growth expectations.
SSD is trading at a significant premium 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.
SSD trades at a significant premium to its peers.
|SSD 2.98||Peers 16.71||SSD 3.76||Peers 22.22|
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.
SSD 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, SSD is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|SSD 2.70||Peers 1.87||SSD 13.52||Peers 14.10|
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.
SSD is trading at a significant premium to its industry.
Average. Comparing a company's sales growth to its industry helps to determine if the company is adding or losing market share.
SSD is keeping pace with its peers on the basis of sales growth.