RAYONIER INC'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. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased, representing a decrease to the bottom line. RAYONIER INC has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.05 which shows that technically this company has the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year, indicating improving cash flow.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has decreased by 14.16% from the same quarter last year. Together, the key liquidity measurements indicate that it is relatively unlikely that the company will face financial difficulties in the near future.
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|Income Statement||Q3 FY15||Q3 FY14|
|Net Sales ($mil)||151.66||149.83|
|Net Income ($mil)||19.67||32.7|
|Balance Sheet||Q3 FY15||Q3 FY14|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||65.76||182.83|
|Total Assets ($mil)||2314.46||2477.56|
|Total Debt ($mil)||791.23||735.65|
|Profitability||Q3 FY15||Q3 FY14|
|Gross Profit Margin||44.56||43.88|
|Return on Assets||1.93||6.86|
|Return on Equity||3.39||5.2|
|Debt||Q3 FY15||Q3 FY14|
|Share Data||Q3 FY15||Q3 FY14|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||123.77||126.72|
|Div / share||0.25||0.8|
|Book value / share||10.57||12.03|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||694733.0||1031197.0|
HOLD. RAYONIER INC's P/E ratio indicates a significant premium compared to an average of 46.36 for the Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 21.13. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.95 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.51 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 3.71. The price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average, but well below the industry average.
|RYN 57.22||Peers 46.36||RYN 14.30||Peers 17.62|
Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.
RYN is trading at a premium 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.
RYN is trading at a discount to its peers.
|RYN 46.82||Peers 47.16||RYN NM||Peers 32.56|
Premium. A higher price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher future growth expectations.
RYN 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.
RYN's negative PEG ratio makes this valuation measure meaningless.
|RYN 1.95||Peers 3.71||RYN -40.99||Peers 55.20|
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.
RYN 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, RYN is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|RYN 4.59||Peers 7.85||RYN -20.09||Peers 17.61|
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.
RYN is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.
Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.
RYN significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth
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