EVERCORE PARTNERS INC's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2014 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. The company has grown sales and net income significantly, outpacing the average growth rates of competitors within its industry. EVERCORE PARTNERS INC has strong liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.69 which shows the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 9.68% 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||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Net Sales ($mil)||326.12||222.39|
|Net Income ($mil)||27.73||16.91|
|Balance Sheet||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||496.5||417.31|
|Total Assets ($mil)||1446.56||1180.78|
|Total Debt ($mil)||234.28||178.79|
|Profitability||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Gross Profit Margin||24.29||23.19|
|Return on Assets||6.0||4.51|
|Return on Equity||15.75||10.91|
|Debt||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Share Data||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||36.26||33.07|
|Div / share||0.28||0.25|
|Book value / share||15.21||15.2|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||355816.0||510204.0|
BUY. EVERCORE PARTNERS INC's P/E ratio indicates a premium compared to an average of 21.05 for the Capital Markets industry and a premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 19.41. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 3.39 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.74 and a premium versus the industry average of 2.34. 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 24.87||Peers 21.05||EVR 8.64||Peers 21.99|
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.
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.
EVR is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
|EVR 13.30||Peers 15.18||EVR 0.43||Peers 5.67|
Average. An average price-to-projected earnings ratio can signify an industry neutral stock price and average future growth expectations.
EVR 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.
EVR trades at a significant discount to its peers.
|EVR 3.39||Peers 2.34||EVR 45.77||Peers 5.26|
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.
Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
EVR is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
|EVR 2.00||Peers 3.61||EVR 19.49||Peers 2.43|
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 significantly exceeds its peers.
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