Simpson Manufacturing Co Inc

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SSD : NYSE : Industrial Goods
$43.72 up 0.86 | 2.0%
Today's Range: 42.71 - 43.72
Avg. Daily Volume: 246500.0
01/24/17 - 1:49 PM ET

Financial Analysis

SIMPSON MANUFACTURING 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. The company managed to grow both sales and net income at a faster pace than the average competitor in its industry this quarter as compared to the same quarter a year ago. SIMPSON MANUFACTURING INC is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 3.07 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year, indicating deteriorating cash flow.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained virtually unchanged only increasing by 1.98% 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 Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)230.97216.14
EBITDA ($mil)52.346.27
EBIT ($mil)45.739.32
Net Income ($mil)29.821.6

Balance Sheet Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)218.72242.8
Total Assets ($mil)984.3960.05
Total Debt ($mil)0.00.0
Equity ($mil)861.1844.38

Profitability Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Gross Profit Margin51.9949.64
EBITDA Margin22.6421.4
Operating Margin19.7818.19
Sales Turnover0.860.81
Return on Assets8.846.61
Return on Equity10.117.52
Debt Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Current Ratio5.055.93
Interest Expense0.080.18
Interest Coverage557.27224.7

Share Data Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)47.5548.28
Div / share0.180.16
Book value / share18.1117.49
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume240785.0147933.0


BUY. SIMPSON MANUFACTURING INC's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 23.98 for the Building Products industry and a value on par with the S&P 500 average of 25.41. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.37 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.83 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 22.10. 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 23.82 Peers 23.98   SSD 19.53 Peers 18.22

Average. An average P/E ratio can signify an industry neutral price for a stock and an average growth expectation.

SSD is trading at a valuation on par with 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.

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

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  Price to
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SSD 21.99 Peers 19.13   SSD 0.70 Peers 1.49

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 premium 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.

SSD trades at a significant discount to its peers.

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  Earnings Growth
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SSD 2.37 Peers 22.10   SSD 40.62 Peers 34.03

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.


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

SSD is expected to have an earnings growth rate that exceeds its peers.

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  Sales Growth
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SSD 2.41 Peers 1.54   SSD 8.93 Peers 7.94

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.


Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.

SSD has a sales growth rate that exceeds its peers.



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