CubeSmartFind Ratings Reports
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 ($mil)||131.52||116.11|
|Net Income ($mil)||24.88||18.44|
|Balance Sheet||Q3 FY16||Q3 FY15|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||95.43||5.76|
|Total Assets ($mil)||3519.2||2929.91|
|Total Debt ($mil)||1552.73||1188.24|
|Profitability||Q3 FY16||Q3 FY15|
|Gross Profit Margin||36.41||32.79|
|Return on Assets||2.78||1.57|
|Return on Equity||5.27||2.59|
|Debt||Q3 FY16||Q3 FY15|
|Share Data||Q3 FY16||Q3 FY15|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||179.86||170.93|
|Div / share||0.21||0.16|
|Book value / share||9.71||9.03|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||1680340.0||1898200.0|
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.
|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.
|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.
|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.
|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