RAYMOND JAMES FINANCIAL CORP'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. 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.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 11.39% from the same quarter last year.
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|Income Statement||Q3 FY15||Q3 FY14|
|Net Sales ($mil)||1348.71||1241.28|
|Net Income ($mil)||133.2||122.69|
|Balance Sheet||Q3 FY15||Q3 FY14|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||5712.06||5791.5|
|Total Assets ($mil)||24808.42||23070.29|
|Total Debt ($mil)||2410.62||2329.3|
|Profitability||Q3 FY15||Q3 FY14|
|Gross Profit Margin||18.1||17.7|
|Return on Assets||2.05||1.99|
|Return on Equity||11.38||11.48|
|Debt||Q3 FY15||Q3 FY14|
|Share Data||Q3 FY15||Q3 FY14|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||143.71||140.83|
|Div / share||0.18||0.16|
|Book value / share||31.12||28.51|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||687154.0||605285.0|
BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 17.91 for the Capital Markets industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 20.03. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.73 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.67 and a discount versus the industry average of 2.02. The price-to-sales ratio is below the S&P 500 average and is well below the industry average, indicating a discount. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, RAYMOND JAMES FINANCIAL CORP proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|RJF 15.38||Peers 17.91||RJF 14.80||Peers 15.16|
Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.
RJF is trading at a discount to its peers.
Average. 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.
RJF is trading at a valuation on par to its peers.
|RJF 12.93||Peers 14.41||RJF 2.55||Peers 1.53|
Average. An average price-to-projected earnings ratio can signify an industry neutral stock price and average future growth expectations.
RJF 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.
RJF trades at a significant premium to its peers.
|RJF 1.73||Peers 2.02||RJF 9.06||Peers 257.85|
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.
RJF 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, RJF is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|RJF 1.47||Peers 3.25||RJF 9.30||Peers 7.63|
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.
RJF is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.
Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.
RJF has a sales growth rate that exceeds its peers.
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