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Royal Gold Inc
RGLD : NASDAQ : Basic Materials
$49.57 up0.55 | 1.10%
Today's Range: 48.31 - 50.34
Avg. Daily Volume: 849,400
10/13/15 - 3:10 PM ET

Financial Analysis

ROYAL GOLD 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. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased, representing a decrease to the bottom line. ROYAL GOLD INC is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 31.51 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained unchanged 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 FY15 Q4 FY14
Net Sales ($mil)73.5870.14
EBITDA ($mil)53.7856.12
EBIT ($mil)27.5731.45
Net Income ($mil)14.8216.64

Balance Sheet Q4 FY15 Q4 FY14
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)742.85659.54
Total Assets ($mil)2925.432891.54
Total Debt ($mil)322.11311.86
Equity ($mil)2353.122354.73

Profitability Q4 FY15 Q4 FY14
Gross Profit Margin84.9388.7
EBITDA Margin73.0980.0
Operating Margin37.4744.84
Sales Turnover0.10.08
Return on Assets1.772.16
Return on Equity2.22.66
Debt Q4 FY15 Q4 FY14
Current Ratio31.6632.7
Interest Expense5.65.4
Interest Coverage4.925.82

Share Data Q4 FY15 Q4 FY14
Shares outstanding (mil)65.0364.96
Div / share0.220.21
Book value / share36.1836.25
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume842403.0531792.0


HOLD. ROYAL GOLD INC's P/E ratio indicates a significant premium compared to an average of 28.87 for the Metals & Mining industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 21.21. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.37 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.68 and a discount versus the industry average of 1.38. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium. The valuation analysis reveals that, ROYAL GOLD INC seems to be trading at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.

1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
RGLD 61.98 Peers 28.87   RGLD 16.79 Peers 7.00

Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.

RGLD is trading at a significant premium 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.

RGLD is trading at a significant premium to its peers.

1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
RGLD 29.25 Peers 35.45   RGLD 0.80 Peers 0.44

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

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


Premium. 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.

RGLD trades at a significant premium to its peers.

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premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
RGLD 1.37 Peers 1.38   RGLD -16.67 Peers -99.86

Average. 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.

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


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

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

1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
RGLD 11.60 Peers 2.23   RGLD 17.22 Peers -7.84

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.

RGLD 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.

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



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