CB : NYSE : Financial
$127.82 | %
Today's Range: 127.78 - 128.96
Avg. Daily Volume: 1571500.0
12/02/16 - 4:01 PM ET

Financial Analysis

CHUBB LTD's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has significantly increased when compared to the same period a year ago. The company has grown sales and net income significantly, outpacing the average growth rates of competitors within its industry.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has greatly increased by 66.07% from the same quarter last year.

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Income Statement Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)8498.04873.0
EBITDA ($mil)0.00.0
EBIT ($mil)1782.0745.0
Net Income ($mil)1360.0528.0

Balance Sheet Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)8289.05252.0
Total Assets ($mil)161810.097760.0
Total Debt ($mil)14835.06569.0
Equity ($mil)48372.029127.0

Profitability Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Gross Profit Margin20.9715.29
EBITDA Margin0.00.0
Operating Margin20.9715.29
Sales Turnover0.170.2
Return on Assets1.982.76
Return on Equity6.639.29
Debt Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Current Ratio0.00.0
Interest Expense152.068.0
Interest Coverage11.7210.96

Share Data Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)465.29324.06
Div / share0.690.67
Book value / share103.9689.88
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume1473513.01357241.0


BUY. The current P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 27.67 for the Insurance industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.16. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.21 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.79 and a discount versus the industry average of 1.56. 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, CHUBB LTD proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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CB 16.78 Peers 27.67   CB 10.60 Peers 13.95

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

CB 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.

CB is trading at a discount to its peers.

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  Price to
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premium   discount
CB 12.05 Peers 16.47   CB 1.26 Peers 1.14

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

CB is trading at a discount 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.

CB trades at a premium to its peers.

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  Earnings Growth
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lower   higher
CB 1.21 Peers 1.56   CB -8.80 Peers -6.60

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.

CB 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, CB 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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CB 2.09 Peers 1.36   CB 46.16 Peers 9.31

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.

CB is trading at a significant premium to its industry.


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

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



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