TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation

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$39.1 -0.03 | -0.077%
Today's Range: 39.12 - 39.71
Avg. Daily Volume: 0
04/25/17 - 1:38 PM ET

Financial Analysis

TD AMERITRADE HOLDING CORP's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2017 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. The company has grown sales and net income during the past quarter when compared with the same quarter a year ago, however, it was unable to keep up with the growth of the average competitor within its industry.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 9.29% from the same quarter last year.

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Income Statement Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)903.0847.0
EBITDA ($mil)402.0389.0
EBIT ($mil)358.0344.0
Net Income ($mil)214.0205.0

Balance Sheet Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)10958.010209.0
Total Assets ($mil)29165.027154.0
Total Debt ($mil)1765.01814.0
Equity ($mil)5325.04872.0

Profitability Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Gross Profit Margin44.5245.93
EBITDA Margin44.5145.92
Operating Margin39.6540.61
Sales Turnover0.120.12
Return on Assets2.933.05
Return on Equity16.0517.01
Debt Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Current Ratio0.00.0
Interest Expense14.014.0
Interest Coverage25.5724.57

Share Data Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)528.0529.0
Div / share0.180.17
Book value / share10.099.21
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume3231640.02756615.0


BUY. The current P/E ratio indicates a premium compared to an average of 22.37 for the Capital Markets industry and a value on par with the S&P 500 average of 24.92. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 3.83 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.99 and a discount versus the industry average of 4.65. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium. The valuation analysis reveals that, TD AMERITRADE HOLDING CORP seems to be trading at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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AMTD 24.01 Peers 22.37   AMTD NA Peers 24.45

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.


Neutral. The P/CF ratio is the stock’s price divided by the sum of the company's cash flow from operations. It is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.

Ratio not available.

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  Price to
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premium   discount
AMTD 20.24 Peers 16.59   AMTD 7.60 Peers 1.26

Premium. A higher price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher future growth expectations.

AMTD is trading at a significant premium to 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 3.83 Peers 4.65   AMTD 5.22 Peers 35.03

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.

AMTD 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, AMTD 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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AMTD 5.95 Peers 4.07   AMTD 4.41 Peers 8.99

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 significant premium to its industry.


Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.

AMTD significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth



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