TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation

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$35.24 up 0.77 | 2.23%
Today's Range: 34.63 - 35.39
Avg. Daily Volume: 0
09/30/16 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis

TD AMERITRADE HOLDING CORP's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2016 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 remained unchanged from the same quarter last year.

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Income Statement Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)838.0794.0
EBITDA ($mil)391.0370.0
EBIT ($mil)347.0325.0
Net Income ($mil)240.0196.0

Balance Sheet Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)9385.06658.0
Total Assets ($mil)27107.025159.0
Total Debt ($mil)1828.01810.0
Equity ($mil)4972.04993.0

Profitability Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Gross Profit Margin46.6646.6
EBITDA Margin46.6546.59
Operating Margin41.4140.93
Sales Turnover0.120.13
Return on Assets3.223.21
Return on Equity17.5516.18
Debt Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Current Ratio0.00.0
Interest Expense13.013.0
Interest Coverage26.6925.0

Share Data Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)527.0543.0
Div / share0.170.15
Book value / share9.439.2
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume2731067.02907053.0


BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 22.00 for the Capital Markets industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.19. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 3.57 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.82 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 5.51. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, TD AMERITRADE HOLDING CORP proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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premium   discount
AMTD 20.78 Peers 22.00   AMTD 15.56 Peers 15.22

Average. An average P/E ratio can signify an industry neutral price for a stock and an average growth expectation.

AMTD is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.


Average. 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.

AMTD is trading at a valuation on par to its peers.

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  Price to
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premium   discount
AMTD 20.04 Peers 19.21   AMTD 2.58 Peers 1.46

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

AMTD is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.


Premium. 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.

AMTD trades at a significant premium to its peers.

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  Earnings Growth
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lower   higher
AMTD 3.57 Peers 5.51   AMTD 9.45 Peers 6.96

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.

AMTD 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.

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

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  Sales Growth
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premium   discount
AMTD 5.33 Peers 4.60   AMTD 3.64 Peers -0.86

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.

AMTD is trading at a premium to its industry on this measurement.


Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.

AMTD has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.



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