Allstate Corp

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ALL : NYSE : Financial
$81.09 up 0.1 | 0.12%
Today's Range: 80.07 - 81.32
Avg. Daily Volume: 1825900.0
03/27/17 - 4:01 PM ET

Financial Analysis


ALLSTATE CORP's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has significantly increased 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.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained virtually unchanged only increasing by 2.73% from the same quarter last year.

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Income Statement Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)9126.08667.0
EBITDA ($mil)0.00.0
EBIT ($mil)1191.0775.0
Net Income ($mil)840.0489.0


Balance Sheet Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)9622.06667.0
Total Assets ($mil)108610.0104656.0
Total Debt ($mil)6347.05129.0
Equity ($mil)20573.020025.0


Profitability Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Gross Profit Margin13.058.94
EBITDA Margin0.00.0
Operating Margin13.058.94
Sales Turnover0.330.34
Return on Assets1.722.07
Return on Equity8.5510.26
Debt Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Current Ratio0.00.0
Debt/Capital0.240.2
Interest Expense77.073.0
Interest Coverage15.4710.62


Share Data Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)366.0381.0
Div / share0.330.3
EPS2.181.18
Book value / share56.2152.56
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume1813764.02335281.0

Valuation


BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 23.66 for the Insurance industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 26.33. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.45 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.93 and a discount versus the industry average of 1.80. 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.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
ALL 17.29 Peers 23.66   ALL 7.45 Peers 11.75

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.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
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premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
ALL 11.95 Peers 15.01   ALL 0.53 Peers 1.48

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

ALL is trading at a discount to 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.

ALL trades at a significant discount to its peers.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
ALL 1.45 Peers 1.80   ALL -6.75 Peers -9.54

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.

 

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

ALL 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
ALL 0.82 Peers 1.43   ALL 2.27 Peers 15.12

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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