Chimera Investment Corp

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CIM : NYSE : Financial
$18.6 up 0.1 | 0.54%
Today's Range: 18.48 - 18.65
Avg. Daily Volume: 1957300.0
05/25/17 - 4:01 PM ET

Financial Analysis

CHIMERA INVESTMENT CORP's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2017 has decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. The company has grown its sales and net income during the past quarter when compared with the same quarter a year ago, and although its growth in net income has outpaced the industry average, its revenue growth has not.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 20.53% from the same quarter last year.

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Income Statement Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)328.75310.39
EBITDA ($mil)277.52284.41
EBIT ($mil)277.52284.41
Net Income ($mil)162.8183.1

Balance Sheet Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)82.56205.8
Total Assets ($mil)20426.6515306.96
Total Debt ($mil)16265.8911655.03
Equity ($mil)3512.092913.64

Profitability Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Gross Profit Margin84.4191.63
EBITDA Margin84.4191.62
Operating Margin84.4191.63
Sales Turnover0.060.05
Return on Assets3.091.74
Return on Equity17.769.14
Debt Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Current Ratio0.00.0
Interest Expense110.2362.98
Interest Coverage2.524.52

Share Data Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)187.78187.73
Div / share0.50.98
Book value / share18.715.52
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume1958751.01527637.0


HOLD. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 9.51 for the Mortgage REITs industry and a significant discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.02. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 0.96 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.00 and a discount versus the industry average of 0.98. 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 5.40 Peers 9.51   CIM NA Peers 16.42

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.


Neutral. The P/CF ratio is the stock’s price divided by the sum of the company's cash flow from operations. It is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.

Ratio not available.

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  Price to
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CIM 7.50 Peers 9.56   CIM NM Peers 2.23

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 0.96 Peers 0.98   CIM 139.85 Peers 2694.40

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 significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.

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  Sales Growth
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CIM 2.99 Peers 4.71   CIM 34.02 Peers 13.85

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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