Molson Coors Brewing Co

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TAP : NYSE : Consumer Goods
$97.62 | %
Today's Range: 97.14 - 98.14
Avg. Daily Volume: 1697900.0
01/20/17 - 4:06 PM ET

Financial Analysis

MOLSON COORS BREWING CO'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. Even though sales decreased, the net income has increased, representing an increase to the bottom line. MOLSON COORS BREWING CO is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 6.61 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year, indicating improving cash flow.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has greatly increased by 36.81% 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 ($mil)947.61017.4
EBITDA ($mil)208.2231.9
EBIT ($mil)144.6166.3
Net Income ($mil)202.516.6

Balance Sheet Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)9981.5393.6
Total Assets ($mil)22196.812645.3
Total Debt ($mil)9887.63002.1
Equity ($mil)9919.57250.3

Profitability Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Gross Profit Margin48.5548.23
EBITDA Margin21.9722.79
Operating Margin15.2616.35
Sales Turnover0.150.29
Return on Assets2.563.32
Return on Equity5.775.72
Debt Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Current Ratio6.820.96
Interest Expense27.326.8
Interest Coverage5.36.21

Share Data Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)214.9185.1
Div / share0.410.41
Book value / share46.1639.17
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume1696202.02218125.0


BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a premium compared to an average of 30.99 for the Beverages industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.41. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.11 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.83 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 7.29. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium. The valuation analysis reveals that, MOLSON COORS BREWING CO seems to be trading at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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TAP 35.73 Peers 30.99   TAP 23.15 Peers 20.10

Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.

TAP is trading at a premium 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.

TAP is trading at a premium to its peers.

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  Price to
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TAP 16.48 Peers 23.62   TAP 0.16 Peers 1.48

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

TAP is trading at a significant discount 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.

TAP trades at a significant discount to its peers.

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  Earnings Growth
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TAP 2.11 Peers 7.29   TAP 22.97 Peers -2.24

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.

TAP 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.

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

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  Sales Growth
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TAP 6.10 Peers 4.18   TAP -7.08 Peers -0.83

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.

TAP 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.

TAP significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth



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