SANDSTORM GOLD LTD's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2015 has decreased 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.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has decreased by 8.36% from the same quarter last year.
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|Income Statement||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Net Sales ($mil)||15.43||13.15|
|Net Income ($mil)||-13.45||3.04|
|Balance Sheet||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||51.6||111.39|
|Total Assets ($mil)||415.94||456.05|
|Total Debt ($mil)||0.0||2.2|
|Profitability||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Gross Profit Margin||53.08||66.87|
|Return on Assets||-1.9||-7.56|
|Return on Equity||-1.95||-7.77|
|Debt||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Share Data||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||118.22||117.5|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||3.44||3.77|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||661461.0||552914.0|
SELL. The current P/E ratio is negative, which has no meaningful value in the assessment of premium or discount valuation, it simply displays that the company has negative earnings. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 0.75 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.58 and a discount versus the industry average of 1.24. 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, SANDSTORM GOLD LTD seems to be trading at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.
|SAND NM||Peers 24.89||SAND 8.32||Peers 6.28|
Neutral. The absence of a valid P/E ratio happens when a stock can not be valued on the basis of a negative stream of earnings.
SAND's P/E is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.
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.
SAND is trading at a significant premium to its peers.
|SAND NA||Peers 29.58||SAND NA||Peers 0.30|
Neutral. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth potential.
Ratio not available.
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.
Ratio not available.
|SAND 0.75||Peers 1.24||SAND 84.22||Peers -93.66|
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.
SAND is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
SAND is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
|SAND 5.17||Peers 2.01||SAND -1.36||Peers -7.52|
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.
SAND 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.
SAND has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
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