Urban Outfitters Inc

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URBN : NASDAQ : Services
$36.52 -0.22 | -0.60%
Today's Range: 36.52 - 37.35
Avg. Daily Volume: 2,325,200
08/25/16 - 1:52 PM ET

Financial Analysis

URBAN OUTFITTERS INC's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has decreased 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. URBAN OUTFITTERS INC has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.11 which shows that technically this company has the ability to cover 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 remained virtually unchanged only increasing by 1.11% from the same quarter last year. Together, the key liquidity measurements indicate that it is relatively unlikely that the company will face financial difficulties in the near future.

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Income Statement Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)890.57867.46
EBITDA ($mil)0.0139.56
EBIT ($mil)118.21103.75
Net Income ($mil)76.9266.84

Balance Sheet Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)302.35266.37
Total Assets ($mil)1874.11907.33
Total Debt ($mil)50.0115.0
Equity ($mil)1245.021231.25

Profitability Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Gross Profit Margin38.4640.8
EBITDA Margin0.016.08
Operating Margin13.2711.96
Sales Turnover1.861.8
Return on Assets12.3411.9
Return on Equity18.5818.44
Debt Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Current Ratio2.412.38
Interest Expense0.00.0
Interest Coverage0.00.0

Share Data Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)117.14125.13
Div / share0.00.0
Book value / share10.639.84
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume2297269.02574123.0


BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 22.82 for the Specialty Retail industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.30. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 3.46 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.83 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 13.18. The current price-to-sales ratio is well below the S&P 500 average and is also below the industry average, indicating a discount. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, URBAN OUTFITTERS INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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URBN 18.95 Peers 22.82   URBN NA Peers 15.50

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

URBN is trading at a discount to its peers.


Neutral. The P/CF ratio is the stock’s price divided by the sum of the company's cash flow from operations. It is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.

Ratio not available.

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  Price to
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URBN 16.34 Peers 20.47   URBN 1.25 Peers 2.14

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

URBN is trading at a 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.

URBN trades at a significant discount to its peers.

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  Earnings Growth
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URBN 3.46 Peers 13.18   URBN 12.79 Peers -14.14

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.

URBN 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.

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

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  Sales Growth
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URBN 1.23 Peers 1.57   URBN 1.74 Peers 8.17

Discount. 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.

URBN is trading at a discount to its industry on this measurement.


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

URBN significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth



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