Forestar Group Inc

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FOR : NYSE : Financial
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Today's Range: 0.0 - 0.0
Avg. Daily Volume: 503900.0
04/26/17 - 4:01 PM ET

Financial Analysis


FORESTAR GROUP INC'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 decreased, the net income has increased, representing an increase to the bottom line.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 11.77% from the same quarter last year.

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Income Statement Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)64.5105.39
EBITDA ($mil)11.440.01
EBIT ($mil)9.8431.71
Net Income ($mil)43.51-6.17


Balance Sheet Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)266.0796.64
Total Assets ($mil)733.21980.51
Total Debt ($mil)110.36389.78
Equity ($mil)560.65501.6


Profitability Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Gross Profit Margin25.4342.34
EBITDA Margin17.6737.96
Operating Margin15.2530.08
Sales Turnover0.270.22
Return on Assets8.4-21.72
Return on Equity13.46-5.36
Debt Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Current Ratio0.00.0
Debt/Capital0.160.44
Interest Expense2.068.22
Interest Coverage4.783.86


Share Data Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)41.6233.74
Div / share0.00.0
EPS1.020.97
Book value / share13.4714.87
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume385722.0376269.0

Valuation


BUY. FORESTAR GROUP INC's P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 145.90 for the Real Estate Management & Development industry and a significant discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.92. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.05 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.99 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 4.94. The current price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average, but below the industry average. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, FORESTAR GROUP INC 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
FOR 7.93 Peers 145.90   FOR 8.84 Peers 25.67

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

FOR is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 

Discount. 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 is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
FOR NA Peers 19.72   FOR NM Peers 0.86

Premium. A higher price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher future growth expectations.

FOR is trading at a significant premium 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.

FOR'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
FOR 1.05 Peers 4.94   FOR 323.75 Peers 74.91

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.

 

Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

FOR is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
FOR 3.00 Peers 3.41   FOR -9.73 Peers 39.03

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.

FOR is trading at a discount to its industry on this measurement.

 

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

 

 

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