Vitamin Shoppe Inc

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VSI : NYSE : Services
$19.1 | %
Today's Range: 18.9 - 19.35
Avg. Daily Volume: 303900.0
03/24/17 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis


VITAMIN SHOPPE INC's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2016 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased, representing a decrease to the bottom line. VITAMIN SHOPPE INC has very weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.16 which clearly shows a lack of 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 decreased by 7.42% from the same quarter last year. The key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is in a position in which financial difficulties could develop in the near future.

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Income Statement Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)304.87293.49
EBITDA ($mil)26.5225.89
EBIT ($mil)16.5515.85
Net Income ($mil)-11.616.13


Balance Sheet Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)2.8315.1
Total Assets ($mil)734.18748.69
Total Debt ($mil)133.37123.53
Equity ($mil)440.0475.3


Profitability Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Gross Profit Margin36.1234.98
EBITDA Margin8.698.82
Operating Margin5.435.4
Sales Turnover1.761.69
Return on Assets3.47.1
Return on Equity5.6711.18
Debt Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Current Ratio2.132.34
Debt/Capital0.230.21
Interest Expense2.550.59
Interest Coverage6.526.87


Share Data Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)23.4225.87
Div / share0.00.0
EPS-0.490.22
Book value / share18.7818.37
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume300747.0248691.0

Valuation


HOLD. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 23.07 for the Specialty Retail industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 26.33. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.03 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.93 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 18.99. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, VITAMIN SHOPPE INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
VSI 18.92 Peers 23.07   VSI 4.84 Peers 14.72

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

VSI is trading at a 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.

VSI 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
VSI 8.65 Peers 18.92   VSI 0.20 Peers 1.76

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

VSI 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.

VSI 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
VSI 1.03 Peers 18.99   VSI -43.65 Peers 41.97

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.

VSI is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 

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

However, VSI 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
VSI 0.35 Peers 1.53   VSI 1.79 Peers 7.77

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.

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

 

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

VSI significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth

 

 

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