Cellcom Israel Ltd

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CEL : NYSE : Technology
$7.49 up 0.11 | 1.50%
Today's Range: 7.44 - 7.52
Avg. Daily Volume: 24,400
08/30/16 - 3:54 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
Debt/Capital0.750.79
Interest Expense10.026.06
Interest Coverage2.663.46


Share Data Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)100.61100.58
Div / share0.00.0
EPS0.160.06
Book value / share3.222.76
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume24427.021912.0

Valuation


HOLD. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a premium compared to an average of 19.41 for the Wireless Telecommunication Services industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.13. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.36 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.82 and a premium versus the industry average of 1.93. 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.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
CEL 22.35 Peers 19.41   CEL 3.26 Peers 6.80

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.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
CEL 4.32 Peers 19.26   CEL 0.04 Peers 1.11

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.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
CEL 2.36 Peers 1.93   CEL -45.17 Peers -0.11

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.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
CEL 0.71 Peers 1.88   CEL -3.67 Peers 0.45

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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