Cedar Fair LPFind Ratings Reports
CEDAR FAIR -LP's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2018 has significantly increased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased, representing a decrease to the bottom line.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has decreased by 7.17% from the same quarter last year.
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|Income Statement||Q1 FY18||Q1 FY17|
|Net Sales ($mil)||54.73||48.32|
|Net Income ($mil)||-83.4||-64.75|
|Balance Sheet||Q1 FY18||Q1 FY17|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||0.0||34.24|
|Total Assets ($mil)||2004.59||1958.28|
|Total Debt ($mil)||1700.78||1622.97|
|Profitability||Q1 FY18||Q1 FY17|
|Gross Profit Margin||-73.28||-85.79|
|Return on Assets||9.81||8.24|
|Return on Equity||0.0||0.0|
|Debt||Q1 FY18||Q1 FY17|
|Share Data||Q1 FY18||Q1 FY17|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||56.36||56.24|
|Div / share||0.89||0.86|
|Book value / share||-0.9||-0.85|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||109310.0||109021.0|
HOLD. The current P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 29.34 for the Hotels, Restaurants & Leisure industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.78. Normally, for additional comaprison, we would look at the price-to-book ratio; however, this company's price-to-book ratio is negative making the value useless for comparisons. The price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average, but well below the industry average. After reviewing these and other key valuation criteria, CEDAR FAIR -LP proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|FUN 18.99||Peers 29.34||FUN NA||Peers 17.90|
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 16.88||Peers 23.26||FUN NM||Peers 2.50|
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.
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.
FUN's negative PEG ratio makes this valuation measure meaningless.
|FUN NM||Peers 8.44||FUN 21.05||Peers 65.06|
Neutral. 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.
FUN's P/B is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.
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 2.78||Peers 3.59||FUN 3.89||Peers 9.03|
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.
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