General Growth Properties Inc

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GGP : NYSE : Financial
$31.95 | %
Today's Range: 31.63 - 32.06
Avg. Daily Volume: 4,060,800
07/29/16 - 4:04 PM ET

Financial Analysis


GENERAL GROWTH PPTYS INC's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has increased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained virtually unchanged only increasing by 2.18% from the same quarter last year.

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Income Statement Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)695.5614.22
EBITDA ($mil)0.00.0
EBIT ($mil)262.44222.89
Net Income ($mil)191.78634.73


Balance Sheet Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)193.1173.27
Total Assets ($mil)23566.3123427.67
Total Debt ($mil)14085.6213981.13
Equity ($mil)8256.888080.61


Profitability Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Gross Profit Margin45.6439.63
EBITDA Margin0.00.0
Operating Margin37.7336.29
Sales Turnover0.110.11
Return on Assets3.955.0
Return on Equity11.0811.73
Debt Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Current Ratio0.00.0
Debt/Capital0.630.63
Interest Expense147.68172.65
Interest Coverage1.781.29


Share Data Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)883.12886.12
Div / share0.00.0
EPS0.20.66
Book value / share9.359.12
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume3988717.04470593.0

Valuation


BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 50.71 for the Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) industry and a premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.05. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 3.37 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.81 and a discount versus the industry average of 4.07. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, GENERAL GROWTH PPTYS 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 32.47 Peers 50.71   GGP 25.73 Peers 24.22

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.

 

Average. 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 valuation on par 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 44.37 Peers 55.43   GGP NM Peers 4.98

Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.

GGP 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.

GGP'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
GGP 3.37 Peers 4.07   GGP -2.03 Peers 63.97

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 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 10.67 Peers 8.76   GGP 0.17 Peers 47.28

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.

GGP is trading at a premium to 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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