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EQR : NYSE : Financial
$67.16 0.0 | 0.0%
Today's Range: 66.78 - 67.38
Avg. Daily Volume: 1651900.0
07/21/17 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis


EQUITY RESIDENTIAL's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2017 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 7.08% from the same quarter last year.

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Income Statement Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)603.63621.04
EBITDA ($mil)0.00.0
EBIT ($mil)203.9218.58
Net Income ($mil)143.743587.76


Balance Sheet Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)110.17427.4
Total Assets ($mil)20608.3421301.29
Total Debt ($mil)8929.938583.82
Equity ($mil)10280.2811063.77


Profitability Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Gross Profit Margin36.1337.89
EBITDA Margin0.00.0
Operating Margin33.7835.2
Sales Turnover0.120.13
Return on Assets4.1120.07
Return on Equity8.2138.61
Debt Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Current Ratio0.00.0
Debt/Capital0.460.44
Interest Expense104.8371.81
Interest Coverage1.953.04


Share Data Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)367.14365.5
Div / share0.58.5
EPS0.399.76
Book value / share28.030.27
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume1653128.01916113.0

Valuation


HOLD. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 52.73 for the Equity Real Estate Investment Trusts REITs industry and a premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.66. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.40 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.07 and a discount versus the industry average of 3.67. 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, EQUITY RESIDENTIAL 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
EQR 29.33 Peers 52.73   EQR 20.44 Peers 19.56

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

EQR is trading at a significant 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.

EQR 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
EQR 51.27 Peers 53.89   EQR NM Peers 4.92

Average. An average price-to-projected earnings ratio can signify an industry neutral stock price and average future growth expectations.

EQR 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.

EQR'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
EQR 2.40 Peers 3.67   EQR -80.30 Peers 33.36

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.

EQR 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, EQR 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
EQR 9.96 Peers 8.15   EQR -8.75 Peers 10.08

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.

EQR is trading at a premium to its industry on this measurement.

 

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

EQR significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth

 

 

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