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Public Service Enterprise Group Inc
PEG : NYSE : Utilities
$42.35 | %
Today's Range: 41.31 - 42.35
Avg. Daily Volume: 3,405,500
10/02/15 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis

PUBLIC SERVICE ENTRP GRP INC's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2015 has significantly increased when compared to the same period a year ago. The company managed to grow both sales and net income at a faster pace than the average competitor in its industry this quarter as compared to the same quarter a year ago. PUBLIC SERVICE ENTRP GRP INC has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.55 which shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year, indicating improving cash flow.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 7.29% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is in a position in which financial difficulties could develop in the future.

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Income Statement Q2 FY15 Q2 FY14
Net Sales ($mil)2314.02249.0
EBITDA ($mil)885.0660.0
EBIT ($mil)568.0365.0
Net Income ($mil)345.0212.0

Balance Sheet Q2 FY15 Q2 FY14
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)597.0570.0
Total Assets ($mil)36212.033700.0
Total Debt ($mil)9314.09027.0
Equity ($mil)12707.011843.0

Profitability Q2 FY15 Q2 FY14
Gross Profit Margin38.2529.35
EBITDA Margin38.2429.34
Operating Margin24.5516.23
Sales Turnover0.30.31
Return on Assets5.113.52
Return on Equity14.5610.03
Debt Q2 FY15 Q2 FY14
Current Ratio1.171.1
Interest Expense97.094.0
Interest Coverage5.863.88

Share Data Q2 FY15 Q2 FY14
Shares outstanding (mil)505.81505.84
Div / share0.390.37
Book value / share25.1223.41
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume3356900.02942589.0


BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 18.34 for the Multi-Utilities industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 19.47. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.60 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.59 and a discount versus the industry average of 2.27. The current price-to-sales ratio is above the S&P 500 average, but below the industry average. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, PUBLIC SERVICE ENTRP GRP INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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PEG 11.03 Peers 18.34   PEG 5.15 Peers 7.56

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

PEG is trading at a significant discount 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.

PEG is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

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  Price to
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PEG 13.61 Peers 16.42   PEG NM Peers 1.48

Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.

PEG is trading at a discount to 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.

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

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  Earnings Growth
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PEG 1.60 Peers 2.27   PEG 55.55 Peers 7.49

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.

PEG is trading at a significant discount to its peers.


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

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

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  Sales Growth
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PEG 1.87 Peers 2.24   PEG 5.01 Peers -3.74

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.

PEG is trading at a discount to its industry on this measurement.


Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.

PEG has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.



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