EVERCORE PARTNERS INC'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 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. EVERCORE PARTNERS INC has strong liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.76 which shows the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year, indicating deteriorating cash flow.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 15.46% from the same quarter last year. The key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is unlikely to face financial difficulties in the near future.
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|Income Statement||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Net Sales ($mil)||231.13||191.15|
|Net Income ($mil)||24.31||13.96|
|Balance Sheet||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||369.19||376.78|
|Total Assets ($mil)||1223.75||1103.34|
|Total Debt ($mil)||204.24||194.86|
|Profitability||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Gross Profit Margin||23.65||20.54|
|Return on Assets||6.21||5.01|
|Return on Equity||14.81||12.81|
|Debt||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Share Data||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||35.98||31.72|
|Div / share||0.25||0.22|
|Book value / share||14.26||14.01|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||534189.0||443255.0|
BUY. EVERCORE PARTNERS INC's P/E ratio indicates a premium compared to an average of 22.66 for the Capital Markets industry and a premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 19.74. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 3.61 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.73 and a significant premium versus the industry average of 2.10. The price-to-sales ratio is above the S&P 500 average, but well below the industry average. After reviewing these and other key valuation criteria, EVERCORE PARTNERS INC proves to trade at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.
|EVR 28.15||Peers 22.66||EVR 10.86||Peers 11.86|
Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.
EVR is trading at a 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.
EVR is trading at a valuation on par to its peers.
|EVR 15.68||Peers 17.27||EVR 0.36||Peers 1.66|
Premium. A higher price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher future growth expectations.
EVR 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.
EVR trades at a significant discount to its peers.
|EVR 3.61||Peers 2.10||EVR 17.30||Peers 151.71|
Premium. A higher price-to-book ratio makes a stock less attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.
EVR is trading at a significant premium to its peers.
Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
However, EVR is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|EVR 2.24||Peers 3.52||EVR 6.78||Peers 5.43|
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.
EVR 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.
EVR has a sales growth rate that exceeds its peers.
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