Vitamin Shoppe Inc

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VSI : NYSE : Services
$11.5 | %
Today's Range: 11.2 - 11.6
Avg. Daily Volume: 465400.0
05/26/17 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis


VITAMIN SHOPPE INC's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2017 has decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have dropped, underperforming the average competitor within its industry. VITAMIN SHOPPE INC has very weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.07 which clearly shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year, indicating improving cash flow.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained unchanged 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 Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)316.9336.77
EBITDA ($mil)24.1437.87
EBIT ($mil)16.3127.8
Net Income ($mil)8.014.78


Balance Sheet Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)2.12.1
Total Assets ($mil)731.96736.58
Total Debt ($mil)122.24122.74
Equity ($mil)451.26449.45


Profitability Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Gross Profit Margin33.6537.51
EBITDA Margin7.6111.24
Operating Margin5.158.26
Sales Turnover1.731.72
Return on Assets2.486.68
Return on Equity4.0210.95
Debt Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Current Ratio2.352.03
Debt/Capital0.210.21
Interest Expense0.02.26
Interest Coverage0.012.29


Share Data Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)23.8724.29
Div / share0.00.0
EPS0.350.59
Book value / share18.918.5
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume456070.0262642.0

Valuation


HOLD. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 24.15 for the Specialty Retail industry and a significant discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.02. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 0.62 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.00 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 21.43. 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 15.00 Peers 24.15   VSI NA Peers 14.62

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

VSI is trading at a significant 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.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
VSI 6.92 Peers 19.20   VSI 0.31 Peers 1.71

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 0.62 Peers 21.43   VSI -55.94 Peers 35.40

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 0.22 Peers 1.54   VSI 0.22 Peers 7.04

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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