Endurance Specialty Holdings LtdFind Ratings Reports
ENDURANCE SPECIALTY HOLDINGS's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has decreased 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.
At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained virtually unchanged only increasing by 3.53% from the same quarter last year.
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|Income Statement||Q3 FY16||Q3 FY15|
|Net Sales ($mil)||662.34||596.47|
|Net Income ($mil)||133.72||51.82|
|Balance Sheet||Q3 FY16||Q3 FY15|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||1855.65||1826.43|
|Total Assets ($mil)||14830.43||14028.84|
|Total Debt ($mil)||826.18||915.15|
|Profitability||Q3 FY16||Q3 FY15|
|Gross Profit Margin||31.63||40.58|
|Return on Assets||2.91||2.34|
|Return on Equity||8.14||6.17|
|Debt||Q3 FY16||Q3 FY15|
|Share Data||Q3 FY16||Q3 FY15|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||67.59||66.61|
|Div / share||0.38||0.35|
|Book value / share||73.47||72.02|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||1160430.0||253280.0|
BUY. The current P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 27.67 for the Insurance industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.16. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.26 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.79 and a discount versus the industry average of 1.56. 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, ENDURANCE SPECIALTY HOLDINGS proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|ENH 15.39||Peers 27.67||ENH 16.30||Peers 13.95|
Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.
ENH is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
Premium. 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.
ENH is trading at a premium to its peers.
|ENH 14.32||Peers 16.47||ENH NM||Peers 1.14|
Average. An average price-to-projected earnings ratio can signify an industry neutral stock price and average future growth expectations.
ENH is trading at a valuation on par with 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.
ENH's negative PEG ratio makes this valuation measure meaningless.
|ENH 1.26||Peers 1.56||ENH -5.37||Peers -6.60|
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.
ENH 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, ENH is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|ENH 2.52||Peers 1.36||ENH 21.95||Peers 9.31|
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.
ENH is trading at a significant premium to its industry.
Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.
ENH has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.