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CUBE : NYSE : Financial
$29.31 | %
Today's Range: 28.76 - 29.50
Avg. Daily Volume: 1,641,900
11/27/15 - 1:04 PM ET

Financial Analysis

CUBESMART'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 managed to grow both sales and net income at a faster pace than the average competitor in its industry this quarter as compared to the same quarter a year ago.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 19.95% from the same quarter last year.

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Income Statement Q3 FY15 Q3 FY14
Net Sales ($mil)116.1195.23
EBITDA ($mil)0.00.0
EBIT ($mil)29.8421.27
Net Income ($mil)18.448.48

Balance Sheet Q3 FY15 Q3 FY14
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)5.7635.52
Total Assets ($mil)2929.912544.97
Total Debt ($mil)1188.241115.85
Equity ($mil)1544.081287.17

Profitability Q3 FY15 Q3 FY14
Gross Profit Margin32.7931.49
EBITDA Margin0.00.0
Operating Margin25.722.33
Sales Turnover0.150.14
Return on Assets1.571.72
Return on Equity2.591.59
Debt Q3 FY15 Q3 FY14
Current Ratio0.00.0
Interest Expense11.612.76
Interest Coverage2.571.67

Share Data Q3 FY15 Q3 FY14
Shares outstanding (mil)170.93153.23
Div / share0.160.13
Book value / share9.038.4
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume1699103.01256000.0


BUY. CUBESMART's P/E ratio indicates a significant premium compared to an average of 42.58 for the Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 21.93. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 3.15 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.77 and a discount versus the industry average of 3.66. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium. The valuation analysis reveals that, CUBESMART seems to be trading at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.

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premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
CUBE 123.78 Peers 42.58   CUBE 23.98 Peers 17.97

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

CUBE 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.

CUBE is trading at a significant premium to its peers.

1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
CUBE 75.92 Peers 41.26   CUBE 1.04 Peers 1.65

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

CUBE 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.

CUBE trades at a significant discount to its peers.

1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
CUBE 3.15 Peers 3.66   CUBE 64.28 Peers 95.99

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.

CUBE is trading at a discount to its peers.


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

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

1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
CUBE 11.36 Peers 7.80   CUBE 21.14 Peers 17.66

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.

CUBE is trading at a significant premium to its industry.


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

CUBE has a sales growth rate that exceeds its peers.



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