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Chimera Investment Corp
CIM : NYSE : Financial
$3.28 -0.03 | -0.91%
Today's Range: 3.28 - 3.32
Avg. Daily Volume: 5,458,900
12/24/14 - 1:01 PM ET

Financial Analysis


CHIMERA INVESTMENT CORP's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2014 has increased when compared to the same period a year ago. The company has grown sales and net income significantly, outpacing the average growth rates of competitors within its industry.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained unchanged from the same quarter last year.

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Income Statement Q3 FY14 Q3 FY13
Net Sales ($mil)417.38121.3
EBITDA ($mil)402.8695.81
EBIT ($mil)402.8695.81
Net Income ($mil)377.5867.37


Balance Sheet Q3 FY14 Q3 FY13
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)244.88132.16
Total Assets ($mil)17490.977028.26
Total Debt ($mil)12891.43308.89
Equity ($mil)3591.233567.3


Profitability Q3 FY14 Q3 FY13
Gross Profit Margin96.5278.98
EBITDA Margin96.5278.97
Operating Margin96.5278.98
Sales Turnover0.050.08
Return on Assets3.745.25
Return on Equity18.2310.34
Debt Q3 FY14 Q3 FY13
Current Ratio0.00.0
Debt/Capital0.780.48
Interest Expense38.8925.07
Interest Coverage10.363.82


Share Data Q3 FY14 Q3 FY13
Shares outstanding (mil)1027.511027.56
Div / share0.090.0
EPS0.370.07
Book value / share3.53.47
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume5489053.04539377.0

Valuation


HOLD. CHIMERA INVESTMENT CORP's P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 105.20 for the Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) industry and a significant discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 19.99. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 0.96 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.76 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 3.54. The price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average, but well below the industry average. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, CHIMERA INVESTMENT CORP 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
CIM 5.33 Peers 105.20   CIM 14.33 Peers 22.97

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

CIM is trading at a significant 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.

CIM 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
CIM 7.38 Peers 48.73   CIM 0.37 Peers 2.81

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

CIM 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.

CIM 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
CIM 0.96 Peers 3.54   CIM 70.27 Peers 199.89

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.

CIM 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, CIM 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
CIM 4.32 Peers 8.08   CIM 41.77 Peers 31.64

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.

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

 

Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.

CIM has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

 

 

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