STATE STREET CORP's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2015 is essentially unchanged 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.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained virtually unchanged only decreasing by 2.13% from the same quarter last year.
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|Income Statement||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Net Sales ($mil)||2701.0||2585.0|
|Net Income ($mil)||409.0||363.0|
|Balance Sheet||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||97878.0||85760.0|
|Total Assets ($mil)||279476.0||256663.0|
|Total Debt ($mil)||23695.0||22285.0|
|Profitability||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Gross Profit Margin||96.3||96.05|
|Return on Assets||0.74||0.79|
|Return on Equity||9.59||9.44|
|Debt||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Share Data||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||411.31||430.44|
|Div / share||0.3||0.26|
|Book value / share||50.62||49.42|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||2462197.0||2457844.0|
BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 21.61 for the Capital Markets industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 20.83. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.56 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.88 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 16.93||Peers 21.61||STT NM||Peers 18.87|
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 13.55||Peers 15.72||STT NA||Peers 2.16|
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 1.56||Peers 2.34||STT 4.95||Peers 23.07|
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 3.00||Peers 3.65||STT 4.53||Peers 4.07|
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 exceeds its peers.
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