Vector Group Ltd

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VGR : NYSE : Consumer Goods
$21.05 up 0.25 | 1.2%
Today's Range: 20.85 - 21.2
Avg. Daily Volume: 638000.0
12/06/16 - 1:40 PM ET

Financial Analysis


VECTOR GROUP LTD'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.

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Income Statement Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)343.08337.64
EBITDA ($mil)75.278.07
EBIT ($mil)69.3671.4
Net Income ($mil)23.1812.47


Balance Sheet Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)0.0534.72
Total Assets ($mil)0.01398.8
Total Debt ($mil)0.0887.65
Equity ($mil)0.0-141.79


Profitability Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Gross Profit Margin47.0746.62
EBITDA Margin21.9123.12
Operating Margin20.2221.15
Sales Turnover0.00.86
Return on Assets0.04.49
Return on Equity0.00.0
Debt Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Current Ratio0.03.0
Debt/Capital0.01.19
Interest Expense37.3732.9
Interest Coverage1.862.17


Share Data Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)130.03128.72
Div / share0.380.35
EPS0.180.1
Book value / share0.0-1.1
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume599576.0557206.0

Valuation


BUY. VECTOR GROUP LTD's P/E ratio indicates a significant premium compared to an average of 19.44 for the Tobacco industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.16. The price-to-sales ratio is above the S&P 500 average, but well below the industry average.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
VGR 36.34 Peers 19.44   VGR NA Peers 25.59

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

VGR is trading at a significant premium 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.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
VGR 30.33 Peers 13.39   VGR 0.96 Peers 2.65

Premium. A higher price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher future growth expectations.

VGR is trading at a significant 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.

VGR trades at a significant discount to its peers.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
VGR NA Peers 19.58   VGR 17.19 Peers 1.93

Neutral. 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.

Ratio not available.

 

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

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

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
VGR 2.15 Peers 5.71   VGR 5.67 Peers -0.63

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.

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

 

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

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

 

 

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