RAYMOND JAMES FINANCIAL CORP's gross profit margin for the first 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 12.91% from the same quarter last year.
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|Income Statement||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Net Sales ($mil)||1279.84||1208.77|
|Net Income ($mil)||126.3||116.63|
|Balance Sheet||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||5543.71||6160.04|
|Total Assets ($mil)||24253.25||21924.5|
|Total Debt ($mil)||2364.6||1887.37|
|Profitability||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Gross Profit Margin||18.77||18.1|
|Return on Assets||2.01||1.81|
|Return on Equity||11.47||10.52|
|Debt||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Share Data||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||142.16||140.2|
|Div / share||0.18||0.16|
|Book value / share||30.04||26.98|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||583910.0||673117.0|
BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 21.10 for the Capital Markets industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 19.72. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.91 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.78 and a discount versus the industry average of 2.47. 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 16.99||Peers 21.10||RJF 11.12||Peers 22.65|
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.
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.
RJF is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
|RJF 13.70||Peers 15.39||RJF 2.02||Peers 3.07|
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.
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.
RJF trades at a significant discount to its peers.
|RJF 1.91||Peers 2.47||RJF 21.58||Peers 5.20|
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.
Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
RJF is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
|RJF 1.62||Peers 3.78||RJF 8.42||Peers 1.56|
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 significantly exceeds its peers.
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