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General Growth Properties Inc
GGP : NYSE : Financial
$25.00 -0.80 | -3.10%
Today's Range: 24.74 - 25.56
Avg. Daily Volume: 5,773,900
02/09/16 - 4:04 PM ET

Financial Analysis


GENERAL GROWTH PPTYS INC's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2015 is essentially unchanged 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 8.73% from the same quarter last year.

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Income Statement Q4 FY15 Q4 FY14
Net Sales ($mil)691.27709.24
EBITDA ($mil)0.00.0
EBIT ($mil)315.36310.55
Net Income ($mil)194.04289.48


Balance Sheet Q4 FY15 Q4 FY14
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)356.9372.47
Total Assets ($mil)24073.5625335.73
Total Debt ($mil)14422.3616216.56
Equity ($mil)8270.047605.92


Profitability Q4 FY15 Q4 FY14
Gross Profit Margin49.0947.03
EBITDA Margin0.00.0
Operating Margin45.6243.79
Sales Turnover0.10.1
Return on Assets5.72.62
Return on Equity16.424.85
Debt Q4 FY15 Q4 FY14
Current Ratio0.00.0
Debt/Capital0.640.68
Interest Expense147.39171.01
Interest Coverage2.141.82


Share Data Q4 FY15 Q4 FY14
Shares outstanding (mil)882.43884.91
Div / share0.370.33
EPS0.20.22
Book value / share9.378.6
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume5761130.04548927.0

Valuation


BUY. The current P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 46.36 for the Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) industry and a value on par with the S&P 500 average of 21.13. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 3.00 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.51 and a discount versus the industry average of 3.71. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, GENERAL GROWTH PPTYS INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
GGP 19.66 Peers 46.36   GGP NA Peers 17.62

Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.

GGP is trading at a significant discount 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.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
GGP 39.04 Peers 47.16   GGP NM Peers 32.56

Average. An average price-to-projected earnings ratio can signify an industry neutral stock price and average future growth expectations.

GGP is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.

 

Neutral. 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.

GGP's negative PEG ratio makes this valuation measure meaningless.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
GGP 3.00 Peers 3.71   GGP 266.66 Peers 55.20

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.

GGP is trading at a discount to its peers.

 

Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

GGP is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
GGP 9.82 Peers 7.85   GGP -3.77 Peers 17.61

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.

GGP is trading at a significant premium to its industry.

 

Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.

GGP significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth

 

 

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