Cellcom Israel Ltd

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CEL : NYSE : Technology
$10.2 | %
Today's Range: 10.09 - 10.25
Avg. Daily Volume: 25800.0
03/24/17 - 3:59 PM ET

Financial Analysis

CELLCOM ISRAEL LTD's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have dropped, underperforming the average competitor within its industry. CELLCOM ISRAEL LTD has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.50 which shows that technically this company has the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 14.62% 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 Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)235.79275.24
EBITDA ($mil)40.1559.0
EBIT ($mil)7.4121.4
Net Income ($mil)2.494.79

Balance Sheet Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)395.81267.09
Total Assets ($mil)1732.521610.75
Total Debt ($mil)1058.19971.89
Equity ($mil)343.8299.93

Profitability Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Gross Profit Margin42.6347.88
EBITDA Margin17.0221.43
Operating Margin3.147.77
Sales Turnover0.60.67
Return on Assets2.221.51
Return on Equity11.198.12
Debt Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Current Ratio1.561.34
Interest Expense11.2415.01
Interest Coverage0.661.43

Share Data Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)100.61100.61
Div / share0.00.0
Book value / share3.422.98
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume25659.015427.0


HOLD. CELLCOM ISRAEL LTD's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 28.22 for the Wireless Telecommunication Services industry and a value on par with the S&P 500 average of 26.73. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 3.06 indicates valuation on par with the S&P 500 average of 2.98 and a premium versus the industry average of 2.05. 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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CEL 26.85 Peers 28.22   CEL 5.19 Peers 6.59

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 discount to its peers.

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  Price to
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premium   discount
CEL NA Peers 20.25   CEL 0.07 Peers 1.66

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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CEL 3.06 Peers 2.05   CEL 62.50 Peers -4.52

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 significant premium to its peers.


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

CEL is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

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  Sales Growth
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CEL 1.01 Peers 1.70   CEL -2.35 Peers 0.47

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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