CYS Investments Inc

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CYS : NYSE : Financial
$7.745 -0.055 | -0.71%
Today's Range: 7.67 - 7.84
Avg. Daily Volume: 1640000.0
02/21/17 - 10:44 AM ET

Financial Analysis

CYS INVESTMENTS INC's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2016 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have dropped, underperforming the average competitor within its industry.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has decreased by 9.37% from the same quarter last year.

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Income Statement Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)68.7786.24
EBITDA ($mil)65.382.97
EBIT ($mil)65.382.97
Net Income ($mil)-180.161.65

Balance Sheet Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)1.269.98
Total Assets ($mil)13245.2714330.7
Total Debt ($mil)9691.5411086.48
Equity ($mil)1535.721694.61

Profitability Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Gross Profit Margin94.9596.21
EBITDA Margin94.9596.2
Operating Margin94.9596.21
Sales Turnover0.020.02
Return on Assets0.12-0.03
Return on Equity-0.28-1.5
Debt Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Current Ratio0.00.0
Interest Expense30.336.93
Interest Coverage2.162.25

Share Data Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)151.44151.74
Div / share0.250.26
Book value / share10.1411.17
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume1600169.01359304.0


SELL. This stock’s P/E ratio is negative, making its value useless in the assessment of premium or discount valuation, only displaying that the company has negative earnings per share. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 0.78 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.94 and a discount versus the industry average of 0.99. The price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average, but well below the industry average. After reviewing these and other key valuation criteria, CYS INVESTMENTS INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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CYS NM Peers 14.19   CYS NA Peers 10.97

Neutral. The absence of a valid P/E ratio happens when a stock can not be valued on the basis of a negative stream of earnings.

CYS's P/E is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.


Neutral. The P/CF ratio is the stock’s price divided by the sum of the company's cash flow from operations. It is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.

Ratio not available.

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  Price to
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CYS 8.97 Peers 9.57   CYS NA Peers 1.04

Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.

CYS is trading at a discount to its peers.


Neutral. 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.

Ratio not available.

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  Earnings Growth
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CYS 0.78 Peers 0.99   CYS 82.36 Peers 115.09

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.

CYS 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, CYS is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.

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  Sales Growth
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CYS 4.04 Peers 4.64   CYS -10.90 Peers 10.66

Discount. 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.

CYS is trading at a discount to its industry on this measurement.


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

CYS significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth



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