SANDSTORM GOLD LTD's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2014 has significantly increased when compared to the same period a year ago. The company has grown sales and net income during the past quarter when compared with the same quarter a year ago, however, it was unable to keep up with the growth of the average competitor within its industry. SANDSTORM GOLD LTD is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 16.63 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 16.25% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is very unlikely to face financial difficulties in the near future.
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|Income Statement||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Net Sales ($mil)||15.56||15.35|
|Net Income ($mil)||2.08||-1.45|
|Balance Sheet||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||91.13||93.59|
|Total Assets ($mil)||445.37||420.87|
|Total Debt ($mil)||2.2||0.0|
|Profitability||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Gross Profit Margin||75.71||52.55|
|Return on Assets||-6.95||-6.3|
|Return on Equity||-7.14||-7.11|
|Debt||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Share Data||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||117.66||95.26|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||3.68||3.91|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||1824373.0||928402.0|
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 1.11 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.75 and a discount versus the industry average of 1.70. 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 26.86||SAND 13.94||Peers 9.82|
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 19.59||SAND NA||Peers 0.54|
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 1.11||Peers 1.70||SAND -13.33||Peers 11.28|
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.
Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
However, SAND is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|SAND 8.05||Peers 2.49||SAND 5.80||Peers 958.96|
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.
Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.
SAND significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth
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