RAYMOND JAMES FINANCIAL CORP's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2014 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have grown, and although the growth in revenues has outpaced the average competitor within the industry, the net income growth has not.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 13.05% from the same quarter last year.
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|Income Statement||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Net Sales ($mil)||1310.78||1150.26|
|Net Income ($mil)||136.37||117.46|
|Balance Sheet||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||5284.8||7496.97|
|Total Assets ($mil)||23325.65||23186.12|
|Total Debt ($mil)||2372.52||1863.11|
|Profitability||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Gross Profit Margin||18.68||19.39|
|Return on Assets||2.05||1.58|
|Return on Equity||11.59||10.02|
|Debt||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Share Data||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||141.2||139.56|
|Div / share||0.16||0.14|
|Book value / share||29.33||26.25|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||664068.0||595735.0|
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 1.93 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.76 and a discount versus the industry average of 2.14. 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 17.06||Peers 22.83||RJF 15.76||Peers 12.13|
Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.
RJF is trading at a significant discount 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.
RJF is trading at a significant premium to its peers.
|RJF 13.64||Peers 17.20||RJF 1.67||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.
RJF is trading at a discount to its peers.
Average. 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 valuation on par to its peers.
|RJF 1.93||Peers 2.14||RJF 28.68||Peers 142.42|
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.
RJF is trading at a valuation on par with 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 1.61||Peers 3.57||RJF 8.55||Peers 5.65|
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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