Simpson Manufacturing Co Inc

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SSD : NYSE : Industrial Goods
$44.5 up 0.62 | 1.41%
Today's Range: 43.97 - 44.59
Avg. Daily Volume: 216700.0
07/21/17 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis

SIMPSON MANUFACTURING INC's gross profit margin for the first 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. SIMPSON MANUFACTURING INC is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 2.55 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 2.62% 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 Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)219.87199.52
EBITDA ($mil)30.9434.05
EBIT ($mil)22.5826.62
Net Income ($mil)23.1216.34

Balance Sheet Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)167.06232.03
Total Assets ($mil)1018.2968.96
Total Debt ($mil)2.130.0
Equity ($mil)886.95864.26

Profitability Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Gross Profit Margin49.3650.1
EBITDA Margin14.0717.06
Operating Margin10.2713.34
Sales Turnover0.870.84
Return on Assets9.477.65
Return on Equity10.888.58
Debt Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Current Ratio4.745.94
Interest Expense0.190.24
Interest Coverage119.47113.26

Share Data Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)47.6548.32
Div / share0.180.16
Book value / share18.6117.89
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume216250.0232887.0


BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 25.50 for the Building Products industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.66. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.36 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.07 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 9.81. The price-to-sales ratio is above the S&P 500 average and well above 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.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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SSD 21.94 Peers 25.50   SSD 20.61 Peers 17.71

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.

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  Price to
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SSD 20.31 Peers 19.41   SSD 1.70 Peers 1.23

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

SSD is trading at a valuation on par with 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.

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  Earnings Growth
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SSD 2.36 Peers 9.81   SSD 32.45 Peers 142.82

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.

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  Sales Growth
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SSD 2.37 Peers 1.75   SSD 7.82 Peers 12.77

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.


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

SSD significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth



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