CUBE : NYSE : Financial
$27.34 up 0.07 | 0.26%
Today's Range: 26.98 - 27.39
Avg. Daily Volume: 2,451,100
08/30/16 - 4:01 PM ET

Financial Analysis


CUBESMART's gross profit margin for the second 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 15.18% from the same quarter last year.

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Income Statement Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)125.8109.77
EBITDA ($mil)0.00.0
EBIT ($mil)32.2925.61
Net Income ($mil)20.4213.72


Balance Sheet Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)12.446.4
Total Assets ($mil)3362.512863.95
Total Debt ($mil)1429.581203.89
Equity ($mil)1702.241477.8


Profitability Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Gross Profit Margin33.9830.5
EBITDA Margin0.00.0
Operating Margin25.6723.33
Sales Turnover0.140.14
Return on Assets2.721.26
Return on Equity5.032.03
Debt Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Current Ratio0.00.0
Debt/Capital0.460.45
Interest Expense13.8412.08
Interest Coverage2.332.12


Share Data Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)178.25167.44
Div / share0.210.16
EPS0.110.07
Book value / share9.558.83
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume2433651.01323776.0

Valuation


BUY. CUBESMART's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 60.55 for the Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.13. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.85 indicates valuation on par with the S&P 500 average of 2.82 and a discount versus the industry average of 3.83. 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.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
CUBE 55.51 Peers 60.55   CUBE 20.46 Peers 21.63

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.

 

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.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
CUBE 46.10 Peers 60.43   CUBE 11.66 Peers 3.65

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.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
CUBE 2.85 Peers 3.83   CUBE 172.22 Peers 8.94

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.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
CUBE 10.21 Peers 8.42   CUBE 16.59 Peers 14.96

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 exceeds its peers.

 

 

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