Schweitzer-Mauduit International Inc

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SWM : NYSE : Consumer Goods
$41.53 | %
Today's Range: 41.39 - 42.18
Avg. Daily Volume: 140500.0
12/09/16 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis


SCHWEITZER-MAUDUIT INTL INC's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has increased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased. SCHWEITZER-MAUDUIT INTL INC has strong liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.74 which shows the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 14.21% from the same quarter last year. The key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is unlikely to face financial difficulties in the near future.

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Income Statement Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)209.3184.4
EBITDA ($mil)43.442.8
EBIT ($mil)32.233.3
Net Income ($mil)18.725.8


Balance Sheet Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)89.5268.5
Total Assets ($mil)1204.91119.9
Total Debt ($mil)444.3400.1
Equity ($mil)525.4460.0


Profitability Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Gross Profit Margin35.533.57
EBITDA Margin20.7323.21
Operating Margin15.3818.06
Sales Turnover0.710.66
Return on Assets7.267.72
Return on Equity16.6318.97
Debt Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Current Ratio2.784.19
Debt/Capital0.460.47
Interest Expense3.91.7
Interest Coverage8.2619.59


Share Data Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)30.5530.48
Div / share0.40.38
EPS0.610.84
Book value / share17.215.09
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume133603.0137587.0

Valuation


BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 23.69 for the Paper & Forest Products industry and a significant discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.37. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.43 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.81 and a premium versus the industry average of 2.13. The current price-to-sales ratio is below the S&P 500 average, but above the industry average.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
SWM 14.60 Peers 23.69   SWM 8.64 Peers 7.89

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

SWM 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.

SWM 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
SWM 12.21 Peers 14.57   SWM 1.77 Peers 1.17

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

SWM is trading at a 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.

SWM trades at a significant premium to its peers.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
SWM 2.43 Peers 2.13   SWM 0.00 Peers 157.21

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.

SWM is trading at a premium to its peers.

 

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

The growth rate for SWM is not available.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
SWM 1.50 Peers 1.29   SWM 15.62 Peers 10.96

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.

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

 

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

SWM has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

 

 

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