Cellcom Israel Ltd

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CEL : NYSE : Technology
$6.77 | %
Today's Range: 6.70 - 6.92
Avg. Daily Volume: 24,000
07/22/16 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis

CELLCOM ISRAEL LTD's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2016 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. CELLCOM ISRAEL LTD has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.20 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.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 16.66% 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 Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)269.57268.03
EBITDA ($mil)62.2557.04
EBIT ($mil)26.6420.95
Net Income ($mil)15.36.31

Balance Sheet Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)252.96294.28
Total Assets ($mil)1617.971660.91
Total Debt ($mil)960.651035.26
Equity ($mil)324.17277.87

Profitability Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Gross Profit Margin47.6545.48
EBITDA Margin23.0921.27
Operating Margin9.887.81
Sales Turnover0.660.67
Return on Assets2.063.82
Return on Equity10.2922.87
Debt Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Current Ratio1.241.42
Interest Expense10.026.06
Interest Coverage2.663.46

Share Data Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)100.61100.58
Div / share0.00.0
Book value / share3.222.76
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume24345.026343.0


HOLD. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a premium compared to an average of 18.35 for the Wireless Telecommunication Services industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.03. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.20 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.80 and a premium versus the industry average of 2.03. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount. After reviewing these and other key valuation criteria, CELLCOM ISRAEL LTD proves to trade at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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premium   discount
CEL 20.82 Peers 18.35   CEL 3.03 Peers 6.71

Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.

CEL is trading at a premium 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.

CEL is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

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  Price to
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premium   discount
CEL 5.90 Peers 18.42   CEL 0.05 Peers 0.71

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 2.20 Peers 2.03   CEL -45.17 Peers -8.56

Average. 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.

CEL is trading at a valuation on par with 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 0.66 Peers 1.89   CEL -3.67 Peers -1.03

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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