Cellcom Israel Ltd

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CEL : NYSE : Technology
$7.77 -0.03 | -0.38%
Today's Range: 7.71 - 7.81
Avg. Daily Volume: 16,300
10/25/16 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis

CELLCOM ISRAEL LTD's gross profit margin for the second 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. CELLCOM ISRAEL LTD has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.36 which shows that technically this company has the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year, indicating deteriorating cash flow.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 12.60% from the same quarter last year. Together, the key liquidity measurements indicate that it is relatively unlikely that the company will face financial difficulties in the near future.

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Income Statement Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)261.7285.43
EBITDA ($mil)63.6465.66
EBIT ($mil)30.0927.77
Net Income ($mil)11.123.43

Balance Sheet Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)327.41333.87
Total Assets ($mil)1665.821745.42
Total Debt ($mil)999.081088.22
Equity ($mil)330.0293.05

Profitability Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Gross Profit Margin48.1147.6
EBITDA Margin24.3123.0
Operating Margin11.59.73
Sales Turnover0.630.6
Return on Assets2.462.47
Return on Equity12.4414.74
Debt Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Current Ratio1.391.43
Interest Expense14.8423.7
Interest Coverage2.031.17

Share Data Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)100.61100.58
Div / share0.00.0
Book value / share3.282.91
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume16261.023908.0


HOLD. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 18.84 for the Wireless Telecommunication Services industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.63. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.35 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.73 and a premium versus the industry average of 1.96. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount. The valuation analysis reveals that, CELLCOM ISRAEL LTD seems to be trading at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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premium   discount
CEL 18.80 Peers 18.84   CEL 3.54 Peers 6.00

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

CEL is trading at a valuation on par with 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.

CEL is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

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  Price to
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premium   discount
CEL 4.38 Peers 18.42   CEL 0.04 Peers 1.33

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

CEL 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.

CEL trades at a significant discount to its peers.

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  Earnings Growth
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lower   higher
CEL 2.35 Peers 1.96   CEL -4.66 Peers 2.04

Premium. A higher price-to-book ratio makes a stock less attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.

CEL is trading at a premium to its peers.


Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

However, CEL 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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premium   discount
CEL 0.74 Peers 1.79   CEL -0.46 Peers -0.56

Discount. 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.

CEL is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.


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

CEL significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth



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