RETAIL OPPORTUNITY INVTS CP's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2014 has increased 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.
At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has greatly increased by 36.61% from the same quarter last year.
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|Income Statement||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Net Sales ($mil)||41.74||33.64|
|Net Income ($mil)||4.59||3.79|
|Balance Sheet||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||11.29||9.22|
|Total Assets ($mil)||1851.7||1439.09|
|Total Debt ($mil)||743.38||621.7|
|Profitability||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Gross Profit Margin||27.91||26.27|
|Return on Assets||1.09||2.34|
|Return on Equity||2.19||5.1|
|Debt||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Share Data||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||92.99||72.45|
|Div / share||0.16||0.15|
|Book value / share||9.93||9.33|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||589882.0||477004.0|
BUY. RETAIL OPPORTUNITY INVTS CP's P/E ratio indicates a significant premium compared to an average of 48.71 for the Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 19.72. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.82 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.78 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 3.56. 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, RETAIL OPPORTUNITY INVTS CP seems to be trading at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.
|ROIC 78.43||Peers 48.71||ROIC 25.73||Peers 23.28|
Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.
ROIC 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.
ROIC is trading at a premium to its peers.
|ROIC 51.54||Peers 87.34||ROIC NM||Peers 4.06|
Premium. A higher price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher future growth expectations.
ROIC is trading at a premium 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.
ROIC's negative PEG ratio makes this valuation measure meaningless.
|ROIC 1.82||Peers 3.56||ROIC -51.07||Peers 299.83|
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.
ROIC is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
However, ROIC is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|ROIC 10.76||Peers 8.28||ROIC 37.17||Peers 27.13|
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.
ROIC 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.
ROIC has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
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