Eaton Vance CorpFind Ratings Reports
EATON VANCE CORP's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2017 has decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. The company has grown sales and net income during the past quarter when compared with the same quarter a year ago, however, it was unable to keep up with the growth of the average competitor within its industry.
At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has greatly increased by 25.82% from the same quarter last year.
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|Income Statement||Q1 FY17||Q1 FY16|
|Net Sales ($mil)||354.96||331.56|
|Net Income ($mil)||60.71||58.39|
|Balance Sheet||Q1 FY17||Q1 FY16|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||320.11||388.58|
|Total Assets ($mil)||1758.6||1893.12|
|Total Debt ($mil)||571.95||964.5|
|Profitability||Q1 FY17||Q1 FY16|
|Gross Profit Margin||29.7||31.98|
|Return on Assets||13.85||13.71|
|Return on Equity||32.78||43.97|
|Debt||Q1 FY17||Q1 FY16|
|Share Data||Q1 FY17||Q1 FY16|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||115.21||115.17|
|Div / share||0.28||0.27|
|Book value / share||6.45||5.13|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||669210.0||839753.0|
BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 26.25 for the Capital Markets industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 26.73. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 7.26 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.98 and a significant premium versus the industry average of 4.27. The price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average, but well below the industry average. The valuation analysis reveals that, EATON VANCE CORP seems to be trading at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|EV 21.99||Peers 26.25||EV NA||Peers 25.47|
Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.
EV is trading at a discount to its peers.
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.
|EV 16.43||Peers 17.41||EV 1.46||Peers 1.55|
Premium. A higher price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher future growth expectations.
EV is trading at a premium to its peers.
Average. 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.
EV trades at a valuation on par to its peers.
|EV 7.26||Peers 4.27||EV -2.30||Peers 12.44|
Premium. A higher price-to-book ratio makes a stock less attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.
EV is trading at a significant premium to its peers.
Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
However, EV is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|EV 3.95||Peers 8.09||EV -1.01||Peers 4.81|
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.
EV is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.
Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.
EV significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth