CUBE : NYSE : Financial
$26.26 -0.17 | -0.64%
Today's Range: 26.17 - 26.56
Avg. Daily Volume: 1723500.0
09/22/17 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis


CUBESMART's gross profit margin for the second 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 decreased by 5.09% from the same quarter last year.

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Income Statement Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)138.31125.8
EBITDA ($mil)0.00.0
EBIT ($mil)47.2832.29
Net Income ($mil)32.4620.42


Balance Sheet Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)12.2412.44
Total Assets ($mil)3493.243362.51
Total Debt ($mil)1614.11429.58
Equity ($mil)1615.441702.24


Profitability Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Gross Profit Margin41.0333.98
EBITDA Margin0.00.0
Operating Margin34.1925.67
Sales Turnover0.150.14
Return on Assets3.122.72
Return on Equity6.455.03
Debt Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Current Ratio0.00.0
Debt/Capital0.50.46
Interest Expense16.413.84
Interest Coverage2.882.33


Share Data Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)180.2178.25
Div / share0.270.21
EPS0.180.11
Book value / share8.969.55
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume1718875.01690435.0

Valuation


BUY. The current P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 60.91 for the Equity Real Estate Investment Trusts REITs industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.88. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.90 indicates valuation on par with the S&P 500 average of 3.10 and a discount versus the industry average of 3.91. The current price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average and above 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 44.78 Peers 60.91   CUBE 16.37 Peers 19.13

Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.

CUBE is trading at a significant discount to 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 36.32 Peers 54.38   CUBE 0.84 Peers 3.77

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 2.90 Peers 3.91   CUBE 18.36 Peers 75.66

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.

 

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 8.77 Peers 8.31   CUBE 12.36 Peers 12.34

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.

 

Average. Comparing a company's sales growth to its industry helps to determine if the company is adding or losing market share.

CUBE is keeping pace with its peers on the basis of sales growth.

 

 

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