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Sunoco Logistics Partners LP
SXL : NYSE : Basic Materials
$18.53 | %
Today's Range: 17.57 - 18.54
Avg. Daily Volume: 1,965,300
02/12/16 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis


SUNOCO LOGISTICS PARTNERS LP's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2015 has significantly increased when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income fell significantly, but still managed to outperform when compared to the average company in its industry. SUNOCO LOGISTICS PARTNERS LP has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.91 which shows a lack of ability to cover 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 12.17% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is in a position in which financial difficulties could develop in the future.

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Income Statement Q3 FY15 Q3 FY14
Net Sales ($mil)2407.04915.0
EBITDA ($mil)196.0249.0
EBIT ($mil)94.0172.0
Net Income ($mil)56.0155.0


Balance Sheet Q3 FY15 Q3 FY14
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)45.058.0
Total Assets ($mil)14662.014161.0
Total Debt ($mil)4944.03640.0
Equity ($mil)7733.06894.0


Profitability Q3 FY15 Q3 FY14
Gross Profit Margin9.225.68
EBITDA Margin8.145.06
Operating Margin3.913.5
Sales Turnover0.821.31
Return on Assets1.643.67
Return on Equity3.117.54
Debt Q3 FY15 Q3 FY14
Current Ratio1.321.11
Debt/Capital0.390.35
Interest Expense49.038.0
Interest Coverage1.924.53


Share Data Q3 FY15 Q3 FY14
Shares outstanding (mil)259.2220.67
Div / share0.440.37
EPS-0.070.5
Book value / share29.8331.24
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume1953329.01185619.0

Valuation


HOLD. 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. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 0.57 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.40 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 6.06. 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, SUNOCO LOGISTICS PARTNERS LP 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
SXL NM Peers 40.68   SXL 7.86 Peers 6.76

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.

SXL'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.

SXL is trading at a premium to its peers.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
SXL 15.60 Peers 63.50   SXL NA Peers 1.88

Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.

SXL is trading at a significant discount to 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
SXL 0.57 Peers 6.06   SXL -108.35 Peers -379.03

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.

SXL is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 

Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

SXL is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
SXL 0.37 Peers 1.57   SXL -34.84 Peers -27.00

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.

SXL 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.

SXL significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth

 

 

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