Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd

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ENH : NYSE : Financial
$67.82 | %
Today's Range: 67.26 - 67.96
Avg. Daily Volume: 272,400
07/22/16 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis


ENDURANCE SPECIALTY HOLDINGS'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.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has greatly increased by 52.17% from the same quarter last year.

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Income Statement Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)603.35439.28
EBITDA ($mil)177.69123.7
EBIT ($mil)150.81117.49
Net Income ($mil)115.58108.48


Balance Sheet Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)1665.3762.37
Total Assets ($mil)14282.1910380.14
Total Debt ($mil)703.99527.78
Equity ($mil)4983.363274.85


Profitability Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Gross Profit Margin46.9142.17
EBITDA Margin29.4528.16
Operating Margin25.026.75
Sales Turnover0.160.19
Return on Assets2.453.39
Return on Equity6.369.76
Debt Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Current Ratio0.00.0
Debt/Capital0.120.14
Interest Expense10.879.06
Interest Coverage13.8712.97


Share Data Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)67.3545.12
Div / share0.380.35
EPS1.582.23
Book value / share73.9972.58
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume271310.0315824.0

Valuation


BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 15.99 for the Insurance industry and a significant discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.05. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 0.91 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.81 and a discount versus the industry average of 1.55. The price-to-sales ratio is similar to the S&P 500 average, but it is significantly 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.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
ENH 12.57 Peers 15.99   ENH 12.76 Peers 12.79

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.

 

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.

ENH 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
ENH 10.26 Peers 14.71   ENH NM Peers 1.76

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

ENH 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.

ENH's negative PEG ratio makes this valuation measure meaningless.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
ENH 0.91 Peers 1.55   ENH -24.97 Peers 39.96

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.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
ENH 1.99 Peers 1.45   ENH 13.68 Peers -2.98

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.

 

 

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