DIGITAL REALTY TRUST INC's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2015 has significantly increased 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 remained unchanged from the same quarter last year.
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|Income Statement||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Net Sales ($mil)||408.94||394.9|
|Net Income ($mil)||120.18||45.91|
|Balance Sheet||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||49.26||113.08|
|Total Assets ($mil)||9408.43||9805.39|
|Total Debt ($mil)||4817.91||5007.38|
|Profitability||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Gross Profit Margin||37.08||26.17|
|Return on Assets||2.91||3.15|
|Return on Equity||5.24||6.86|
|Debt||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Share Data||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||135.79||128.61|
|Div / share||0.85||0.83|
|Book value / share||28.1||29.79|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||891293.0||1109676.0|
BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a premium compared to an average of 44.53 for the Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 20.55. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.36 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.84 and a discount versus the industry average of 3.06. The price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average, but well below the industry average.
|DLR 45.04||Peers 44.53||DLR 13.37||Peers 19.93|
Average. An average P/E ratio can signify an industry neutral price for a stock and an average growth expectation.
DLR is trading at a valuation on par with 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.
DLR is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
|DLR 47.63||Peers 46.10||DLR 0.65||Peers 8.26|
Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.
DLR is trading at a 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.
DLR trades at a significant discount to its peers.
|DLR 2.36||Peers 3.06||DLR -27.23||Peers 246.08|
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.
DLR 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, DLR is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|DLR 5.46||Peers 7.47||DLR 7.86||Peers 25.99|
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.
DLR is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.
Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.
DLR significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth
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