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. NOAH HOLDINGS LTD -ADR is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 3.17 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year, indicating deteriorating cash flow.
At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has greatly increased by 39.31% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is very unlikely to face financial difficulties in the near future.
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|Income Statement||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Net Sales ($mil)||63.27||45.45|
|Net Income ($mil)||14.76||13.39|
|Balance Sheet||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||304.43||224.47|
|Total Assets ($mil)||431.1||303.26|
|Total Debt ($mil)||8.06||0.0|
|Profitability||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Gross Profit Margin||0.0||77.92|
|Return on Assets||16.79||16.96|
|Return on Equity||23.15||22.91|
|Debt||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Share Data||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||56.11||55.3|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||5.57||4.06|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||573538.0||681398.0|
BUY. NOAH HOLDINGS LTD -ADR's P/E ratio indicates a premium compared to an average of 21.46 for the Capital Markets industry and a premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 20.65. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 5.95 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.85 and a significant premium versus the industry average of 2.42. 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, NOAH HOLDINGS LTD -ADR proves to trade at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.
|NOAH 25.71||Peers 21.46||NOAH NA||Peers 14.27|
Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.
NOAH is trading at a 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.
|NOAH 16.10||Peers 15.58||NOAH 0.28||Peers 1.31|
Premium. A higher price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher future growth expectations.
NOAH 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.
NOAH trades at a significant discount to its peers.
|NOAH 5.95||Peers 2.42||NOAH 38.70||Peers 8.93|
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.
NOAH 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.
NOAH is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
|NOAH 7.51||Peers 3.64||NOAH 51.34||Peers 2.99|
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.
NOAH is trading at a significant premium to its industry.
Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.
NOAH has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
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