CubeSmartFind Ratings Reports
CUBESMART's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has increased 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.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 15.24% from the same quarter last year.
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|Income Statement||Q1 FY16||Q1 FY15|
|Net Sales ($mil)||118.36||103.45|
|Net Income ($mil)||15.75||8.43|
|Balance Sheet||Q1 FY16||Q1 FY15|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||5.41||6.69|
|Total Assets ($mil)||3206.69||2808.0|
|Total Debt ($mil)||1296.49||1176.87|
|Profitability||Q1 FY16||Q1 FY15|
|Gross Profit Margin||32.77||27.19|
|Return on Assets||2.65||1.07|
|Return on Equity||4.69||1.66|
|Debt||Q1 FY16||Q1 FY15|
|Share Data||Q1 FY16||Q1 FY15|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||177.13||166.15|
|Div / share||0.21||0.16|
|Book value / share||9.5||8.79|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||2201442.0||1345445.0|
BUY. CUBESMART's P/E ratio indicates a significant premium compared to an average of 50.71 for the Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.05. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 3.22 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.81 and a discount versus the industry average of 4.07. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium. The valuation analysis reveals that, CUBESMART seems to be trading at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.
|CUBE 68.00||Peers 50.71||CUBE 23.13||Peers 24.22|
Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.
CUBE is trading at a significant premium to its peers.
Average. 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.
CUBE is trading at a valuation on par to its peers.
|CUBE 51.00||Peers 55.43||CUBE 5.71||Peers 4.98|
Premium. A higher price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher future growth expectations.
CUBE is trading at a premium to its peers.
Premium. 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.
CUBE trades at a premium to its peers.
|CUBE 3.22||Peers 4.07||CUBE 200.00||Peers 63.97|
Discount. 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.
CUBE is trading at a discount to its peers.
Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
CUBE is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
|CUBE 11.81||Peers 8.76||CUBE 18.22||Peers 47.28|
Premium. 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.
CUBE is trading at a significant premium to its industry.
Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.
CUBE significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth