CUBE : NYSE : Financial
$25.28 up 0.07 | 0.28%
Today's Range: 25.17 - 25.38
Avg. Daily Volume: 1448400.0
05/24/17 - 4:04 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
Debt/Capital0.490.44
Interest Expense15.8113.41
Interest Coverage2.512.1


Share Data Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)180.17177.13
Div / share0.270.21
EPS0.140.08
Book value / share9.069.5
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume1471097.01564023.0

Valuation


BUY. CUBESMART's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 51.52 for the Equity Real Estate Investment Trusts REITs industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.02. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.79 indicates valuation on par with the S&P 500 average of 3.00 and a discount versus the industry average of 3.57. 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 49.51 Peers 51.52   CUBE 16.94 Peers 18.90

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.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
CUBE 36.07 Peers 62.39   CUBE 1.06 Peers 4.87

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.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
CUBE 2.79 Peers 3.57   CUBE 13.33 Peers 33.31

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 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.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
CUBE 8.73 Peers 7.95   CUBE 13.56 Peers 9.98

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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