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Statoil ASA
STO : NYSE : Basic Materials
$16.72 up0.15 | 0.91%
Today's Range: 16.62 - 17.10
Avg. Daily Volume: 3,428,900
05/05/16 - 3:01 PM ET

Financial Analysis


STATOIL ASA's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2015 has decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. The company managed to grow both sales and net income at a faster pace than the average competitor in its industry this quarter as compared to the same quarter a year ago. STATOIL ASA has strong liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.64 which shows 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 21.27% from the same quarter last year. The key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is unlikely to face financial difficulties in the near future.

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Income Statement Q4 FY15 Q4 FY14
Net Sales ($mil)10784.489675.97
EBITDA ($mil)3265.231953.71
EBIT ($mil)-147.27-1501.83
Net Income ($mil)-915.98-1857.58


Balance Sheet Q4 FY15 Q4 FY14
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)18352.8719020.0
Total Assets ($mil)109179.82131843.45
Total Debt ($mil)30979.6529231.72
Equity ($mil)40071.3850898.2


Profitability Q4 FY15 Q4 FY14
Gross Profit Margin35.6940.18
EBITDA Margin30.2720.19
Operating Margin-1.37-15.52
Sales Turnover0.480.62
Return on Assets-3.872.22
Return on Equity-10.565.75
Debt Q4 FY15 Q4 FY14
Current Ratio1.831.42
Debt/Capital0.440.36
Interest Expense212.38114.8
Interest Coverage-0.69-13.08


Share Data Q4 FY15 Q4 FY14
Shares outstanding (mil)3177.643178.49
Div / share0.220.26
EPS-0.28-0.59
Book value / share12.6116.01
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume3568572.03748021.0

Valuation


SELL. This stock’s P/E ratio is negative, making its value useless in the assessment of premium or discount valuation, only displaying that the company has negative earnings per share. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.40 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.74 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 8.84. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount. After reviewing these and other key valuation criteria, STATOIL ASA proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
STO NM Peers 63.39   STO 4.55 Peers 18.42

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.

STO's P/E is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.

 

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.

STO is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
STO 15.58 Peers 35.43   STO NA Peers 1.00

Average. An average price-to-projected earnings ratio can signify an industry neutral stock price and average future growth expectations.

STO is trading at a valuation on par with 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.

Ratio not available.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
STO 1.40 Peers 8.84   STO -244.56 Peers -207.96

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.

STO 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, STO is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
STO 1.06 Peers 2.15   STO -35.21 Peers -16.60

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.

STO 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.

STO significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth

 

 

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