Cedar Fair LPFind Ratings Reports
CEDAR FAIR -LP's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2017 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have grown, and although the growth in revenues has outpaced the average competitor within the industry, the net income growth has not.
At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has greatly increased by 37.05% from the same quarter last year.
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|Income Statement||Q4 FY17||Q4 FY16|
|Net Sales ($mil)||228.16||191.97|
|Net Income ($mil)||57.55||-6.8|
|Balance Sheet||Q4 FY17||Q4 FY16|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||0.0||122.72|
|Total Assets ($mil)||2064.16||1973.18|
|Total Debt ($mil)||1660.52||1536.99|
|Profitability||Q4 FY17||Q4 FY16|
|Gross Profit Margin||43.39||42.07|
|Return on Assets||10.43||9.0|
|Return on Equity||259.77||293.6|
|Debt||Q4 FY17||Q4 FY16|
|Share Data||Q4 FY17||Q4 FY16|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||56.24||56.2|
|Div / share||0.89||0.86|
|Book value / share||1.47||1.08|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||117062.0||113593.0|
BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 25.44 for the Hotels, Restaurants & Leisure industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.66. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 44.71 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 3.28 and a significant premium versus the industry average of 15.06. The price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average, but well below the industry average. The valuation analysis reveals that, CEDAR FAIR -LP seems to be trading at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|FUN 17.44||Peers 25.44||FUN NA||Peers 17.71|
Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.
FUN is trading at a significant 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.
|FUN 16.86||Peers 23.12||FUN 1.19||Peers 1.06|
Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.
FUN is trading at a discount to its peers.
Premium. 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.
FUN trades at a premium to its peers.
|FUN 44.71||Peers 15.06||FUN 20.38||Peers 282.31|
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.
FUN 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, FUN is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|FUN 2.81||Peers 3.60||FUN 2.57||Peers 10.34|
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.
FUN 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.
FUN significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth