Chimera Investment Corp

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CIM : NYSE : Financial
$19.47 up 0.15 | 0.78%
Today's Range: 19.35 - 19.51
Avg. Daily Volume: 1027500.0
09/22/17 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis

CHIMERA INVESTMENT CORP's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2017 has 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.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 20.70% from the same quarter last year.

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Income Statement Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)360.95258.08
EBITDA ($mil)322.95205.13
EBIT ($mil)322.95205.13
Net Income ($mil)115.0274.13

Balance Sheet Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)178.3884.99
Total Assets ($mil)20818.4717590.24
Total Debt ($mil)16030.2513815.14
Equity ($mil)3576.692963.08

Profitability Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Gross Profit Margin89.4779.49
EBITDA Margin89.4779.48
Operating Margin89.4779.49
Sales Turnover0.060.05
Return on Assets3.231.27
Return on Equity18.327.57
Debt Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Current Ratio0.00.0
Interest Expense137.96143.39
Interest Coverage2.341.43

Share Data Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)187.78187.73
Div / share0.50.48
Book value / share19.0515.78
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume1077582.01839602.0


HOLD. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 7.81 for the Mortgage REITs industry and a significant discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.88. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.00 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.10 and a discount versus the industry average of 1.02. The price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average, but well below the industry average. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, CHIMERA INVESTMENT CORP proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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CIM 5.46 Peers 7.81   CIM 5.74 Peers 20.38

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

CIM 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.

CIM is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

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  Price to
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CIM 7.79 Peers 10.02   CIM NM Peers 0.64

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

CIM is trading at a discount to its peers.


Neutral. 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.

CIM's negative PEG ratio makes this valuation measure meaningless.

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  Earnings Growth
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CIM 1.00 Peers 1.02   CIM 190.00 Peers 242.88

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.

CIM 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, CIM is expected to trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.

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  Sales Growth
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CIM 2.91 Peers 4.90   CIM 35.04 Peers 19.54

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.

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


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

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



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