EQUITY ONE INC's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2015 has significantly decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have dropped, underperforming the average competitor within its industry.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 13.58% from the same quarter last year.
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|Income Statement||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Net Sales ($mil)||89.4||104.09|
|Net Income ($mil)||8.01||26.25|
|Balance Sheet||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||76.42||39.06|
|Total Assets ($mil)||3299.76||3380.35|
|Total Debt ($mil)||1274.18||1528.42|
|Profitability||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Gross Profit Margin||28.14||43.35|
|Return on Assets||0.92||2.34|
|Return on Equity||1.93||3.63|
|Debt||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Share Data||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||128.95||117.7|
|Div / share||0.22||0.22|
|Book value / share||12.3||11.86|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||589849.0||574972.0|
BUY. EQUITY ONE INC's P/E ratio indicates a significant premium compared to an average of 46.38 for the Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 20.73. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.04 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.86 and a discount versus the industry average of 3.23. 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, EQUITY ONE INC seems to be trading at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.
|EQY 109.13||Peers 46.38||EQY 21.21||Peers 20.57|
Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.
EQY is trading at a significant premium to its peers.
Average. 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.
EQY is trading at a valuation on par to its peers.
|EQY 36.91||Peers 48.41||EQY 3.23||Peers 7.82|
Average. An average price-to-projected earnings ratio can signify an industry neutral stock price and average future growth expectations.
EQY is trading at a valuation on par with 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.
EQY trades at a significant discount to its peers.
|EQY 2.04||Peers 3.23||EQY -45.24||Peers 247.29|
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.
EQY 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, EQY is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|EQY 9.16||Peers 7.89||EQY -2.15||Peers 25.67|
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.
EQY is trading at a premium to its industry on this measurement.
Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.
EQY significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth
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