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TD Ameritrade Holding Corp
AMTD : NYSE : Financial
$31.87 -0.28 | -0.87%
Today's Range: 31.66 - 32.53
Avg. Daily Volume: 2,950,600
10/09/15 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis

TD AMERITRADE HOLDING CORP's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2015 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. The company has grown its sales and net income during the past quarter when compared with the same quarter a year ago, and although its growth in net income has outpaced the industry average, its revenue growth has not.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 6.27% from the same quarter last year.

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Income Statement Q3 FY15 Q3 FY14
Net Sales ($mil)796.0764.0
EBITDA ($mil)370.0362.0
EBIT ($mil)325.0316.0
Net Income ($mil)196.0190.0

Balance Sheet Q3 FY15 Q3 FY14
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)6658.06518.0
Total Assets ($mil)25159.023579.0
Total Debt ($mil)1810.01191.0
Equity ($mil)4993.04698.0

Profitability Q3 FY15 Q3 FY14
Gross Profit Margin46.4847.38
EBITDA Margin46.4847.38
Operating Margin40.8341.36
Sales Turnover0.130.13
Return on Assets3.213.29
Return on Equity16.1816.53
Debt Q3 FY15 Q3 FY14
Current Ratio0.00.0
Interest Expense13.06.0
Interest Coverage25.052.67

Share Data Q3 FY15 Q3 FY14
Shares outstanding (mil)543.0549.0
Div / share0.150.12
Book value / share9.28.56
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume2817595.02223109.0


BUY. TD AMERITRADE HOLDING CORP's P/E ratio indicates a premium compared to an average of 16.57 for the Capital Markets industry and a premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 19.38. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 3.49 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.58 and a significant premium versus the industry average of 1.86. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, TD AMERITRADE HOLDING CORP proves to trade at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.

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  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
AMTD 21.66 Peers 16.57   AMTD 17.07 Peers 13.97

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

AMTD is trading at a significant premium to its peers.


Premium. 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.

AMTD is trading at a premium to its peers.

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  Price to
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premium   discount
AMTD 18.42 Peers 13.54   AMTD 4.74 Peers 9.72

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

AMTD 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.

AMTD trades at a significant discount to its peers.

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  Earnings Growth
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lower   higher
AMTD 3.49 Peers 1.86   AMTD 5.71 Peers 248.06

Premium. A higher price-to-book ratio makes a stock less attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.

AMTD is trading at a significant premium to its peers.


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

However, AMTD is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.

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  Sales Growth
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premium   discount
AMTD 5.41 Peers 2.97   AMTD 5.71 Peers 7.70

Premium. 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.

AMTD is trading at a significant premium to its industry.


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

AMTD significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth



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