Forestar Group Inc.Find Ratings Reports
FORESTAR GROUP INC's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2017 has decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income fell significantly, underperforming compared to the average company in its industry.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 7.76% from the same quarter last year.
STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12-months. To learn more visit www.TheStreetRatings.com.
|Income Statement||Q4 FY17||Q4 FY16|
|Net Sales ($mil)||30.87||64.5|
|Net Income ($mil)||-17.57||43.51|
|Balance Sheet||Q4 FY17||Q4 FY16|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||361.8||266.07|
|Total Assets ($mil)||761.91||733.21|
|Total Debt ($mil)||108.43||110.36|
|Profitability||Q4 FY17||Q4 FY16|
|Gross Profit Margin||19.22||25.43|
|Return on Assets||6.59||8.2|
|Return on Equity||0.69||13.46|
|Debt||Q4 FY17||Q4 FY16|
|Share Data||Q4 FY17||Q4 FY16|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||41.94||41.62|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||14.41||13.47|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||125512.0||225913.0|
HOLD. FORESTAR GROUP INC's P/E ratio indicates a significant premium compared to an average of 35.24 for the Real Estate Management & Development industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.51. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.55 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.18 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 3.66. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium. The valuation analysis reveals that, FORESTAR GROUP INC seems to be trading at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.
|FOR 248.89||Peers 35.24||FOR NM||Peers 28.71|
Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.
FOR is trading at a significant premium to its peers.
Neutral. 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.
FOR's P/CF is negative making the measure meaningless.
|FOR NA||Peers 25.96||FOR NA||Peers 0.78|
Neutral. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth potential.
Ratio not available.
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.
Ratio not available.
|FOR 1.55||Peers 3.66||FOR -94.98||Peers 301.43|
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.
FOR 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, FOR is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|FOR 8.22||Peers 5.33||FOR -42.07||Peers 9.57|
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.
FOR is trading at a significant premium to its industry.
Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.
FOR significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth