GGP : NYSE : Financial
$25.19 up 0.14 | 0.56%
Today's Range: 24.98 - 25.4
Avg. Daily Volume: 4213700.0
02/27/17 - 3:58 PM ET

Financial Analysis


GGP INC's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has increased 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 remained virtually unchanged only increasing by 4.42% from the same quarter last year.

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Income Statement Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)741.43697.33
EBITDA ($mil)387.920.0
EBIT ($mil)387.92321.43
Net Income ($mil)236.46194.04


Balance Sheet Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)474.76356.9
Total Assets ($mil)22732.7524073.56
Total Debt ($mil)12642.014433.75
Equity ($mil)8635.768270.04


Profitability Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Gross Profit Margin55.4449.54
EBITDA Margin52.320.0
Operating Margin52.3246.09
Sales Turnover0.120.12
Return on Assets5.665.7
Return on Equity14.7316.42
Debt Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Current Ratio0.00.0
Debt/Capital0.590.64
Interest Expense133.86147.39
Interest Coverage2.92.18


Share Data Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)884.1882.4
Div / share0.680.37
EPS0.240.2
Book value / share9.779.37
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume4171224.04211451.0

Valuation


BUY. The current P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 51.81 for the Equity Real Estate Investment Trusts REITs industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 26.53. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.60 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.96 and a discount versus the industry average of 3.81. The current price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average and above the industry average, indicating a premium. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, GGP 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
GGP 19.13 Peers 51.81   GGP 19.85 Peers 22.68

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

GGP 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.

GGP is trading at a 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
GGP NA Peers 62.15   GGP NA Peers 3.70

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.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
GGP 2.60 Peers 3.81   GGP -7.00 Peers 70.24

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.

GGP 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, GGP is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
GGP 8.36 Peers 8.10   GGP -5.75 Peers 12.01

Average. 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.

GGP is trading at a valuation on par with its industry on this measurement.

 

Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.

GGP significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth

 

 

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