PRICE (T. ROWE) GROUP's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2014 is essentially unchanged 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.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 22.34% from the same quarter last year.
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|Income Statement||Q2 FY14||Q2 FY13|
|Net Sales ($mil)||984.3||854.3|
|Net Income ($mil)||305.8||247.8|
|Balance Sheet||Q2 FY14||Q2 FY13|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||1704.3||1455.9|
|Total Assets ($mil)||5669.0||4798.9|
|Total Debt ($mil)||0.0||0.0|
|Profitability||Q2 FY14||Q2 FY13|
|Gross Profit Margin||50.91||49.58|
|Return on Assets||20.6||20.19|
|Return on Equity||22.14||22.47|
|Debt||Q2 FY14||Q2 FY13|
|Share Data||Q2 FY14||Q2 FY13|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||263.02||260.06|
|Div / share||0.44||0.38|
|Book value / share||20.05||16.58|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||1417071.0||1287118.0|
BUY. The current P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 54.28 for the Capital Markets industry and a value on par with the S&P 500 average of 19.69. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 3.97 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.72 and a significant premium versus the industry average of 2.18. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium.
|TROW 18.45||Peers 54.28||TROW 17.05||Peers 14.78|
Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.
TROW is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
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.
TROW is trading at a premium to its peers.
|TROW 15.68||Peers 16.65||TROW 1.03||Peers 1.29|
Average. An average price-to-projected earnings ratio can signify an industry neutral stock price and average future growth expectations.
TROW is trading at a valuation on par with 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.
TROW trades at a discount to its peers.
|TROW 3.97||Peers 2.18||TROW 18.08||Peers -15.33|
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.
TROW is trading at a significant premium to its peers.
Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
TROW is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
|TROW 5.57||Peers 3.61||TROW 16.30||Peers 7.19|
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.
TROW 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.
TROW has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
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