CUBE : NYSE : Financial
$24.2 up 0.16 | 0.67%
Today's Range: 23.88 - 24.21
Avg. Daily Volume: 1779800.0
07/25/17 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis

CUBESMART's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2017 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 remained virtually unchanged only decreasing by 2.91% from the same quarter last year.

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Income Statement Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)132.27118.36
EBITDA ($mil)0.00.0
EBIT ($mil)39.6228.21
Net Income ($mil)24.9915.75

Balance Sheet Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)9.645.41
Total Assets ($mil)3466.123206.69
Total Debt ($mil)1598.961296.49
Equity ($mil)1633.211682.29

Profitability Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Gross Profit Margin37.2532.77
EBITDA Margin0.00.0
Operating Margin29.9523.84
Sales Turnover0.150.14
Return on Assets2.82.65
Return on Equity5.554.69
Debt Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Current Ratio0.00.0
Interest Expense15.8113.41
Interest Coverage2.512.1

Share Data Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)180.17177.13
Div / share0.270.21
Book value / share9.069.5
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume1768534.01397235.0


BUY. CUBESMART's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 52.73 for the Equity Real Estate Investment Trusts REITs industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.66. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.67 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.07 and a discount versus the industry average of 3.67. The current price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average and above 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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  Price/Cash Flow
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premium   discount
CUBE 47.49 Peers 52.73   CUBE 16.25 Peers 19.56

Average. An average P/E ratio can signify an industry neutral price for a stock and an average growth expectation.

CUBE is trading at a valuation on par with 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.

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  Price to
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premium   discount
CUBE 34.35 Peers 53.89   CUBE 1.02 Peers 4.92

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.

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  Earnings Growth
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lower   higher
CUBE 2.67 Peers 3.67   CUBE 13.33 Peers 33.36

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.


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.

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  Sales Growth
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premium   discount
CUBE 8.37 Peers 8.15   CUBE 13.56 Peers 10.08

Average. 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 valuation on par with 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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