CUBE : NYSE : Financial
$26.58 -0.12 | -0.45%
Today's Range: 26.6 - 26.79
Avg. Daily Volume: 1441300.0
03/24/17 - 11:30 AM ET

Financial Analysis


CUBESMART's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has increased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained unchanged from the same quarter last year.

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Income Statement Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)131.7114.78
EBITDA ($mil)0.00.0
EBIT ($mil)40.8531.58
Net Income ($mil)26.8537.12


Balance Sheet Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)10.8787.47
Total Assets ($mil)3475.033114.83
Total Debt ($mil)1595.741262.21
Equity ($mil)1655.381643.33


Profitability Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Gross Profit Margin38.1634.4
EBITDA Margin0.00.0
Operating Margin31.0227.52
Sales Turnover0.150.14
Return on Assets2.522.49
Return on Equity4.824.36
Debt Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Current Ratio0.00.0
Debt/Capital0.490.43
Interest Expense15.5212.9
Interest Coverage2.632.45


Share Data Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)180.08174.67
Div / share0.270.21
EPS0.130.2
Book value / share9.199.41
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume1497612.01729115.0

Valuation


BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a premium compared to an average of 51.97 for the Equity Real Estate Investment Trusts REITs industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 26.73. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.84 indicates valuation on par with the S&P 500 average of 2.98 and a discount versus the industry average of 3.63. 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.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
CUBE 58.09 Peers 51.97   CUBE 17.86 Peers 19.90

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

CUBE 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.

CUBE is trading at a 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
CUBE 41.49 Peers 76.61   CUBE 1.63 Peers 4.17

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

CUBE 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.

CUBE 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
CUBE 2.84 Peers 3.63   CUBE 9.75 Peers 68.17

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.

 

Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

However, CUBE 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
CUBE 9.28 Peers 7.83   CUBE 14.24 Peers 11.27

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 premium to its industry on this measurement.

 

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

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

 

 

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