Endurance Specialty Holdings LtdFind Ratings Reports
ENDURANCE SPECIALTY HOLDINGS's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has significantly decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained unchanged from the same quarter last year.
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|Income Statement||Q4 FY16||Q4 FY15|
|Net Sales ($mil)||602.25||577.87|
|Net Income ($mil)||23.8||99.59|
|Balance Sheet||Q4 FY16||Q4 FY15|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||1783.06||1815.23|
|Total Assets ($mil)||14122.86||13241.53|
|Total Debt ($mil)||705.29||717.65|
|Profitability||Q4 FY16||Q4 FY15|
|Gross Profit Margin||18.07||42.48|
|Return on Assets||2.52||2.59|
|Return on Equity||6.82||6.41|
|Debt||Q4 FY16||Q4 FY15|
|Share Data||Q4 FY16||Q4 FY15|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||67.63||66.8|
|Div / share||0.38||0.35|
|Book value / share||72.2||72.7|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||369056.0||1228815.0|
BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 23.66 for the Insurance industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 26.33. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.29 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.93 and a discount versus the industry average of 1.80. The price-to-sales ratio is above the S&P 500 average and well above 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 18.80||Peers 23.66||ENH 15.12||Peers 11.75|
Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.
ENH is trading at a 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 significant premium to its peers.
|ENH 13.93||Peers 15.01||ENH 0.74||Peers 1.48|
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.
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.
ENH trades at a significant discount to its peers.
|ENH 1.29||Peers 1.80||ENH -17.67||Peers -9.54|
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 significant 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 2.51||Peers 1.43||ENH 18.59||Peers 15.12|
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 exceeds its peers.