Schweitzer-Mauduit International Inc

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SWM : NYSE : Consumer Goods
$37.81 | %
Today's Range: 37.43 - 38.06
Avg. Daily Volume: 156,500
07/29/16 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis


SCHWEITZER-MAUDUIT INTL INC's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has increased 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. SCHWEITZER-MAUDUIT INTL INC 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 decreased from the same period last year.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 15.66% 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 FY16 Q1 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)214.6188.0
EBITDA ($mil)44.436.5
EBIT ($mil)33.626.8
Net Income ($mil)21.118.8


Balance Sheet Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)200.2267.3
Total Assets ($mil)1330.01134.1
Total Debt ($mil)582.3442.8
Equity ($mil)502.8434.7


Profitability Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Gross Profit Margin34.6232.5
EBITDA Margin20.6819.41
Operating Margin15.6614.26
Sales Turnover0.590.69
Return on Assets6.917.52
Return on Equity18.4519.62
Debt Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Current Ratio3.54.07
Debt/Capital0.540.5
Interest Expense4.61.7
Interest Coverage7.315.76


Share Data Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)30.5530.44
Div / share0.40.38
EPS0.690.61
Book value / share16.4614.28
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume158911.0288028.0

Valuation


BUY. SCHWEITZER-MAUDUIT INTL INC's P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 129.77 for the Paper & Forest Products industry and a significant discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.09. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.30 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.81 and a premium versus the industry average of 2.07. 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 12.46 Peers 129.77   SWM 7.64 Peers 29.82

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.

 

Discount. 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 significant discount 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 11.18 Peers 15.12   SWM 1.76 Peers 1.46

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 premium to its peers.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
SWM 2.30 Peers 2.07   SWM 8.96 Peers 763.09

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.

 

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

However, SWM 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
SWM 1.46 Peers 1.15   SWM 1.68 Peers 3.79

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 significant premium to its industry.

 

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

SWM significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth

 

 

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