Impenetrable Under Armour in 2006: Fool by Numbers

On Wednesday, Rule Breakers selection Under Armour (NYSE: UA  ) released earnings for the fiscal year ended Dec. 31.

  • Margins improved across the board for the maker of athletic clothing. That speaks well for Under Armour's competitive position versus Nike and others.
  • Accordingly, management says that sales and income from operations should improve by 30% to 35% during 2007.
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(Figures in thousands, except per-share data)

Income Statement Highlights

FY 2006

FY 2005

Change

Sales

$430,689

$281,053

53.2%

Net Profit

$38,979

$19,719

97.7%

EPS

$0.79

$0.36

119.4%

Diluted Shares

49,587

39,686

24.9%



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Margin Checkup

FY 2006

FY 2005

Change*

Gross Margin

50.06%

48.34%

1.72

Operating Margin

13.30%

12.77%

0.53

Net Margin

9.05%

7.02%

2.03

*Expressed in percentage points

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Balance Sheet Highlights

Assets

FY 2006

FY 2005

Change

Cash + ST Invest.

$70,655

$62,977

12.2%

Accounts Rec.

$71,867

$53,132

35.3%

Inventory

$81,031

$53,607

51.2%



Liabilities

FY 2006

FY 2005

Change

Accounts Payable

$68,121

$43,864

55.3%

Total Debt

$6,257

$8,391

(25.4%)



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Cash Flow Checkup

No cash flow statement provided. (Lame!)

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Related Companies:

  • Dick's Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS  )
  • K-Swiss (Nasdaq: KSWS  )
  • Nike (NYSE: NKE  )

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