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
Interest Expense147.68172.65
Interest Coverage1.781.29

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


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.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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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.

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  Price to
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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.

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  Earnings Growth
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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.

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  Sales Growth
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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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