Aircastle Ltd

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AYR : NYSE : Services
$21.13 up 0.05 | 0.24%
Today's Range: 20.8628 - 21.28
Avg. Daily Volume: 306000.0
06/22/17 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis


AIRCASTLE LTD's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2017 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.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained virtually unchanged only increasing by 4.81% from the same quarter last year.

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Income Statement Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)203.83183.26
EBITDA ($mil)184.24166.36
EBIT ($mil)105.0689.72
Net Income ($mil)42.4436.26


Balance Sheet Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)922.61736.07
Total Assets ($mil)7740.916702.83
Total Debt ($mil)4971.184249.38
Equity ($mil)1856.081770.88


Profitability Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Gross Profit Margin90.3990.78
EBITDA Margin90.3890.78
Operating Margin51.5448.96
Sales Turnover0.10.12
Return on Assets2.031.71
Return on Equity8.496.47
Debt Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Current Ratio0.00.0
Debt/Capital0.730.71
Interest Expense63.5860.82
Interest Coverage1.651.48


Share Data Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)78.7278.81
Div / share0.260.24
EPS0.540.46
Book value / share23.5822.47
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume297454.0318510.0

Valuation


BUY. AIRCASTLE LTD's P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 28.59 for the Trading Companies & Distributors industry and a significant discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.73. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 0.92 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.08 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 4.00. The price-to-sales ratio is similar to the S&P 500 average, but it is significantly above the industry average, indicating a premium. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, AIRCASTLE LTD 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
AYR 10.90 Peers 28.59   AYR 3.58 Peers 20.38

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

AYR 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.

AYR is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
AYR 8.72 Peers 26.00   AYR 0.44 Peers 2.93

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

AYR is trading at a significant 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.

AYR 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
AYR 0.92 Peers 4.00   AYR 39.86 Peers -13.02

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.

AYR 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.

AYR 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
AYR 2.18 Peers 1.50   AYR -0.70 Peers 5.37

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.

AYR 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.

AYR significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth

 

 

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