NOAH HOLDINGS LTD -ADR's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2014 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. The company grew its sales and net income significantly quarter versus same quarter a year prior, and was able to outpace the average competitor in the industry when comparing revenue growth, but not when comparing net income growth. NOAH HOLDINGS LTD -ADR is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 3.70 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 37.58% 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||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Net Sales ($mil)||62.89||41.46|
|Net Income ($mil)||17.91||13.99|
|Balance Sheet||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||284.66||200.85|
|Total Assets ($mil)||396.62||273.86|
|Total Debt ($mil)||8.15||0.0|
|Profitability||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Gross Profit Margin||77.0||78.47|
|Return on Assets||17.91||16.2|
|Return on Equity||23.73||20.4|
|Debt||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Share Data||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||55.96||55.12|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||5.35||3.95|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||551908.0||371123.0|
BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 22.83 for the Capital Markets industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 19.99. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 3.54 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.76 and a premium versus the industry average of 2.14. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium.
|NOAH 14.92||Peers 22.83||NOAH NA||Peers 12.13|
Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.
NOAH 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.
|NOAH 12.23||Peers 17.20||NOAH 0.35||Peers 1.72|
Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.
NOAH is trading at a discount 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 3.54||Peers 2.14||NOAH 56.79||Peers 142.42|
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.
Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
However, NOAH is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|NOAH 4.61||Peers 3.57||NOAH 60.39||Peers 5.65|
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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