Aircastle Ltd

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AYR : NYSE : Services
$24.885 up 0.86 | 3.6%
Today's Range: 24.41 - 25.01
Avg. Daily Volume: 313300.0
03/01/17 - 3:59 PM ET

Financial Analysis


AIRCASTLE LTD's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2016 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales decreased, the net income has increased, representing an increase to the bottom line.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained virtually unchanged only increasing by 3.08% from the same quarter last year.

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Income Statement Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)199.77201.23
EBITDA ($mil)182.51185.31
EBIT ($mil)105.21104.07
Net Income ($mil)67.7250.64


Balance Sheet Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)508.82319.04
Total Assets ($mil)7244.676569.96
Total Debt ($mil)4506.254106.16
Equity ($mil)1834.311779.5


Profitability Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Gross Profit Margin91.3692.09
EBITDA Margin91.3692.09
Operating Margin52.6751.72
Sales Turnover0.110.12
Return on Assets2.091.85
Return on Equity8.256.84
Debt Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Current Ratio0.00.0
Debt/Capital0.710.7
Interest Expense0.059.54
Interest Coverage0.01.75


Share Data Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)78.5980.23
Div / share0.260.24
EPS0.860.63
Book value / share23.3422.18
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume304168.0341738.0

Valuation


BUY. AIRCASTLE LTD's P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 25.75 for the Trading Companies & Distributors industry and a significant discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 26.53. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.03 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.96 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 4.97. The price-to-sales ratio is above the S&P 500 average and well 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 12.49 Peers 25.75   AYR 4.03 Peers 15.62

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
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premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
AYR 9.46 Peers 36.10   AYR 0.53 Peers 1.98

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 1.03 Peers 4.97   AYR 28.00 Peers -66.45

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 2.46 Peers 1.74   AYR -4.47 Peers 5.43

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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