SVB FINANCIAL GROUP's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2015 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales decreased, the net income has increased, representing an increase to the bottom line.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 13.49% from the same quarter last year.
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|Income Statement||Q4 FY15||Q4 FY14|
|Net Sales ($mil)||393.74||425.3|
|Net Income ($mil)||87.51||58.83|
|Balance Sheet||Q4 FY15||Q4 FY14|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||1503.26||1796.06|
|Total Assets ($mil)||44686.7||39344.64|
|Total Debt ($mil)||1571.6||461.22|
|Profitability||Q4 FY15||Q4 FY14|
|Gross Profit Margin||89.48||88.38|
|Return on Assets||0.76||0.67|
|Return on Equity||10.75||9.39|
|Debt||Q4 FY15||Q4 FY14|
|Share Data||Q4 FY15||Q4 FY14|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||51.61||50.93|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||61.97||55.33|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||728352.0||548904.0|
BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a premium compared to an average of 13.94 for the Commercial Banks industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 21.13. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.52 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.51 and a premium versus the industry average of 0.99. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, SVB FINANCIAL GROUP proves to trade at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.
|SIVB 14.21||Peers 13.94||SIVB NA||Peers 5.81|
Average. An average P/E ratio can signify an industry neutral price for a stock and an average growth expectation.
SIVB is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.
Neutral. The P/CF ratio is the stock’s price divided by the sum of the company's cash flow from operations. It is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.
Ratio not available.
|SIVB 10.57||Peers 9.98||SIVB 0.97||Peers 2.34|
Premium. A higher price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher future growth expectations.
SIVB is trading at a premium to its peers.
Discount. 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.
SIVB trades at a significant discount to its peers.
|SIVB 1.52||Peers 0.99||SIVB 23.27||Peers 49.19|
Premium. A higher price-to-book ratio makes a stock less attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.
SIVB is trading at a significant premium to its peers.
Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
However, SIVB is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|SIVB 3.19||Peers 2.26||SIVB 2.80||Peers -2.17|
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.
SIVB 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.
SIVB has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
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