Allstate Corp

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ALL : NYSE : Financial
$67.55 | %
Today's Range: 67.23 - 67.98
Avg. Daily Volume: 1,690,600
10/21/16 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis

ALLSTATE CORP's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has significantly decreased 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 remained virtually unchanged only decreasing by 3.49% from the same quarter last year.

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Income Statement Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)9085.08939.0
EBITDA ($mil)0.00.0
EBIT ($mil)379.0574.0
Net Income ($mil)271.0355.0

Balance Sheet Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)7719.08117.0
Total Assets ($mil)107284.0107117.0
Total Debt ($mil)5109.05186.0
Equity ($mil)20553.021298.0

Profitability Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Gross Profit Margin4.176.42
EBITDA Margin0.00.0
Operating Margin4.176.42
Sales Turnover0.330.33
Return on Assets1.542.46
Return on Equity7.4911.82
Debt Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Current Ratio0.00.0
Interest Expense72.073.0
Interest Coverage5.267.86

Share Data Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)371.0402.0
Div / share0.330.3
Book value / share55.452.98
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume1658442.01893533.0


BUY. The current P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 42.57 for the Insurance industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.64. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.23 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.73 and a discount versus the industry average of 1.51. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, ALLSTATE CORP proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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ALL 17.36 Peers 42.57   ALL 6.89 Peers 11.53

Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.

ALL is trading at a significant discount to its peers.


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.

ALL is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

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  Price to
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ALL 11.10 Peers 15.20   ALL NM Peers 8.56

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

ALL 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.

ALL's negative PEG ratio makes this valuation measure meaningless.

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  Earnings Growth
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ALL 1.23 Peers 1.51   ALL -33.62 Peers -4.70

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.

ALL is trading at a discount to its peers.


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

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

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  Sales Growth
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ALL 0.71 Peers 1.37   ALL 0.64 Peers 4.43

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.

ALL 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.

ALL significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth



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