STATE STREET CORP's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2014 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 5.37% from the same quarter last year.
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|Income Statement||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Net Sales ($mil)||2732.0||2563.0|
|Net Income ($mil)||492.0||553.0|
|Balance Sheet||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||97768.0||73707.0|
|Total Assets ($mil)||274119.0||243291.0|
|Total Debt ($mil)||23369.0||21451.0|
|Profitability||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Gross Profit Margin||96.12||95.9|
|Return on Assets||0.74||0.87|
|Return on Equity||9.2||10.35|
|Debt||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Share Data||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||415.2||434.13|
|Div / share||0.3||0.26|
|Book value / share||51.72||46.94|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||2878011.0||2205743.0|
BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 21.05 for the Capital Markets industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 19.41. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.42 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.74 and a discount versus the industry average of 2.34. The price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average, but well below the industry average. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, STATE STREET CORP proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|STT 16.12||Peers 21.05||STT NM||Peers 21.99|
Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.
STT is trading at a discount to its peers.
Neutral. 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.
STT's P/CF is negative making the measure meaningless.
|STT 12.48||Peers 15.18||STT NA||Peers 5.67|
Average. An average price-to-projected earnings ratio can signify an industry neutral stock price and average future growth expectations.
STT 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.
|STT 1.42||Peers 2.34||STT -0.87||Peers 5.26|
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.
STT 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, STT is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|STT 2.86||Peers 3.61||STT 3.80||Peers 2.43|
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.
STT is trading at a discount to its industry on this measurement.
Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.
STT has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
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