E TRADE FINANCIAL CORP's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2015 has increased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales decreased, the net income has increased.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 7.88% from the same quarter last year.
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|Income Statement||Q4 FY15||Q4 FY14|
|Net Sales ($mil)||461.0||508.0|
|Net Income ($mil)||89.0||41.0|
|Balance Sheet||Q4 FY15||Q4 FY14|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||3290.0||2510.0|
|Total Assets ($mil)||45427.0||45530.0|
|Total Debt ($mil)||1488.0||6337.0|
|Profitability||Q4 FY15||Q4 FY14|
|Gross Profit Margin||47.72||44.88|
|Return on Assets||0.58||0.64|
|Return on Equity||4.62||5.45|
|Debt||Q4 FY15||Q4 FY14|
|Share Data||Q4 FY15||Q4 FY14|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||290.43||289.27|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||19.97||18.58|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||4157590.0||3279987.0|
HOLD. E TRADE FINANCIAL CORP's P/E ratio indicates a premium compared to an average of 13.37 for the Capital Markets industry and a premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 20.18. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.01 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.40 and a discount versus the industry average of 1.41. The current price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average and above the industry average, indicating a premium. The valuation analysis reveals that, E TRADE FINANCIAL CORP seems to be trading at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.
|ETFC 22.48||Peers 13.37||ETFC NA||Peers 16.28|
Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.
ETFC is trading at a significant premium to its peers.
Neutral. The P/CF ratio is the stock’s price divided by the sum of the company's cash flow from operations. It is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.
Ratio not available.
|ETFC 10.88||Peers 11.61||ETFC 0.32||Peers 10.05|
Premium. A higher price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher future growth expectations.
ETFC is trading at a 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.
ETFC trades at a significant discount to its peers.
|ETFC 1.01||Peers 1.41||ETFC -10.00||Peers 1.32|
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.
ETFC 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, ETFC is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|ETFC 3.05||Peers 2.60||ETFC -4.56||Peers 1.15|
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.
ETFC 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.
ETFC significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth
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