KEYCORP's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2015 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have grown, and although the growth in revenues has outpaced the average competitor within the industry, the net income growth has not.
At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained virtually unchanged only increasing by 2.08% from the same quarter last year.
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|Income Statement||Q3 FY15||Q3 FY14|
|Net Sales ($mil)||1131.0||1056.0|
|Net Income ($mil)||219.0||186.0|
|Balance Sheet||Q3 FY15||Q3 FY14|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||2434.0||2993.0|
|Total Assets ($mil)||95422.0||89784.0|
|Total Debt ($mil)||11394.0||8825.0|
|Profitability||Q3 FY15||Q3 FY14|
|Gross Profit Margin||89.83||91.95|
|Return on Assets||0.98||0.97|
|Return on Equity||8.53||8.58|
|Debt||Q3 FY15||Q3 FY14|
|Share Data||Q3 FY15||Q3 FY14|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||835.29||868.48|
|Div / share||0.08||0.07|
|Book value / share||12.82||12.07|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||1.3774428E7||8737058.0|
BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 17.72 for the Commercial Banks industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 21.93. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.02 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.77 and a discount versus the industry average of 1.14. The current price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average, but below the industry average. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, KEYCORP proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|KEY 12.22||Peers 17.72||KEY 10.07||Peers 9.14|
Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.
KEY is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
Premium. 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.
KEY is trading at a premium to its peers.
|KEY 11.37||Peers 11.97||KEY NA||Peers 0.95|
Average. An average price-to-projected earnings ratio can signify an industry neutral stock price and average future growth expectations.
KEY 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.
Ratio not available.
|KEY 1.02||Peers 1.14||KEY 4.90||Peers 45.57|
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.
KEY is trading at a discount to its peers.
Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
However, KEY is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|KEY 2.44||Peers 2.63||KEY 3.77||Peers -0.08|
Average. 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.
KEY is trading at a valuation on par with its industry on this measurement.
Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.
KEY has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
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