CUBE : NYSE : Financial
$30.03 -0.34 | -1.12%
Today's Range: 29.97 - 30.34
Avg. Daily Volume: 2,226,900
07/26/16 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis


CUBESMART's gross profit margin for the first 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 15.24% from the same quarter last year.

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Income Statement Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)118.36103.45
EBITDA ($mil)0.00.0
EBIT ($mil)28.2120.44
Net Income ($mil)15.758.43


Balance Sheet Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)5.416.69
Total Assets ($mil)3206.692808.0
Total Debt ($mil)1296.491176.87
Equity ($mil)1682.291459.69


Profitability Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Gross Profit Margin32.7727.19
EBITDA Margin0.00.0
Operating Margin23.8419.76
Sales Turnover0.140.14
Return on Assets2.651.07
Return on Equity4.691.66
Debt Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Current Ratio0.00.0
Debt/Capital0.440.45
Interest Expense13.4112.03
Interest Coverage2.11.7


Share Data Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)177.13166.15
Div / share0.210.16
EPS0.080.04
Book value / share9.58.79
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume2201442.01345445.0

Valuation


BUY. CUBESMART's P/E ratio indicates a significant premium compared to an average of 50.71 for the Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.05. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 3.22 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.81 and a discount versus the industry average of 4.07. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium. The valuation analysis reveals that, CUBESMART seems to be trading at a premium 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 68.00 Peers 50.71   CUBE 23.13 Peers 24.22

Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.

CUBE is trading at a significant premium 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 51.00 Peers 55.43   CUBE 5.71 Peers 4.98

Premium. A higher price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher future growth expectations.

CUBE is trading at a premium to 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 premium to its peers.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
CUBE 3.22 Peers 4.07   CUBE 200.00 Peers 63.97

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.

 

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 11.81 Peers 8.76   CUBE 18.22 Peers 47.28

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 significant premium to its industry.

 

Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.

CUBE significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth

 

 

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