Can Dick’s Sporting Goods Still Offer Investors a Home Run?

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E = Equity to Debt Ratio Is Strong

The debt-to-equity ratio for Dick’s Sporting Goods is excellent. It’s not quite as good as Hibbett Sports (NASDAQ:HIBB), but it’s much stronger than Cabela’s (NYSE:CAB). In regards to cash vs. long-term debt, Dick’s Sporting Goods and Hibbett Sports both look healthy whereas Cabela’s is highly leveraged. However, keep that upcoming special dividend in mind.

Debt-To-Equity

Cash

Long-Term Debt

DKS

.01

$294.49 Million

$22.74 Million

HIBB

.00

$75.29 Million

$.212 Million

CAB

2.33

$282.38 Million

$3.04 Billion

 

T = Technicals on the Stock Chart Are Strong

Dick’s Sporting Goods has enjoyed a great run over the past three years. While the stock is still seeing gains, there has been a slowdown.

1 Month

Year-To-Date

1 Year

3 Year

DKS

1.35%

40.31%

29.52%

139.10%

HIBB

-1.59%

18.17%

14.60%

168.80%

CAB

4.74%

82.73%

87.60%

280.10%

 

At $51.00, Dick’s Sporting Goods is currently trading slightly lower than its 50-day SMA of $51.17 It’s trading slightly higher than its 100-day SMA of $50.64. And it’s trading moderately higher than its 200-day SMA of $49.24.

 E = Earnings and Revenue Are Strong

It might amaze some people that Dick’s Sporting Goods has been growing revenue consistently for years. While the stores are strategically placed in populated areas, they never seem to be packed. However, the numbers keep improving. Some of this might have to do with Dick’s Sporting Goods growing its ecommerce revenue by 47%.  

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

Revenue ($)in billions

3.888

4.130

4.413

4.871

5.212

Diluted EPS ($)

1.29

-.36

1.15

1.50

2.10

 

Q3 revenue was up 11% to $1.3 billion YoY, and earnings were up 25% YoY.

10/2011

1/2012

4/2012

7/2012

10/2012

Revenue ($)in billions

1.180

1.612

1.282

1.437

1.312

Diluted EPS ($)

.33

.88

.45

.43

.40

 

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