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
Debt/Capital0.470.43
Interest Expense14.7811.6
Interest Coverage2.632.57


Share Data Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)179.86170.93
Div / share0.210.16
EPS0.130.1
Book value / share9.719.03
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume1680340.01898200.0

Valuation


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.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
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.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
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.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
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.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
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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