CUBE : NYSE : Financial
$25.55 -0.07 | -0.27%
Today's Range: 25.04 - 25.55
Avg. Daily Volume: 1701300.0
01/20/17 - 1:41 PM ET

Financial Analysis

CUBESMART's gross profit margin for the third 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 13.08% from the same quarter last year.

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Income Statement Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)131.52116.11
EBITDA ($mil)0.00.0
EBIT ($mil)38.9329.84
Net Income ($mil)24.8818.44

Balance Sheet Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)95.435.76
Total Assets ($mil)3519.22929.91
Total Debt ($mil)1552.731188.24
Equity ($mil)1746.171544.08

Profitability Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Gross Profit Margin36.4132.79
EBITDA Margin0.00.0
Operating Margin29.625.7
Sales Turnover0.140.15
Return on Assets2.781.57
Return on Equity5.272.59
Debt Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Current Ratio0.00.0
Interest Expense14.7811.6
Interest Coverage2.632.57

Share Data Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)179.86170.93
Div / share0.210.16
Book value / share9.719.03
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume1680340.01898200.0


BUY. CUBESMART's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 57.44 for the Equity Real Estate Investment Trusts REITs industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.49. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.70 indicates valuation on par with the S&P 500 average of 2.84 and a discount versus the industry average of 3.61. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, CUBESMART proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.

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premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
CUBE 50.38 Peers 57.44   CUBE 18.66 Peers 20.23

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

CUBE is trading at a discount 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.

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  Price to
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premium   discount
CUBE 47.21 Peers 54.31   CUBE 5.29 Peers 3.95

Average. An average price-to-projected earnings ratio can signify an industry neutral stock price and average future growth expectations.

CUBE is trading at a valuation on par with 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 significant premium to its peers.

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premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
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lower   higher
CUBE 2.70 Peers 3.61   CUBE 126.08 Peers 62.62

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 significant 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.

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premium   discount
  Sales Growth
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premium   discount
CUBE 9.61 Peers 7.87   CUBE 14.51 Peers 16.29

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.


Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.

CUBE trails its peers on the basis of sales growth



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