Iron Mountain Inc.

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IRM : NYSE : Finance
$32.11 -1.1 | -3.2%
Today's Range: 31.89 - 33.15
Avg. Daily Volume: 2001400.0
02/20/18 - 3:59 PM ET

Financial Analysis


IRON MOUNTAIN INC'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. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased, representing a decrease to the bottom line. IRON MOUNTAIN INC has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.33 which shows that technically this company has the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year, indicating improving cash flow.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 18.63% from the same quarter last year. Together, the key liquidity measurements indicate that it is relatively unlikely that the company will face financial difficulties in the near future.

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Income Statement Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)991.24934.19
EBITDA ($mil)326.54296.51
EBIT ($mil)185.49171.08
Net Income ($mil)22.7248.94


Balance Sheet Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)937.48247.14
Total Assets ($mil)10972.49486.8
Total Debt ($mil)7043.276251.18
Equity ($mil)2297.441936.55


Profitability Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Gross Profit Margin57.4756.21
EBITDA Margin32.9431.73
Operating Margin18.7118.31
Sales Turnover0.350.37
Return on Assets1.671.1
Return on Equity8.275.23
Debt Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Current Ratio1.471.06
Debt/Capital0.750.76
Interest Expense90.5187.44
Interest Coverage2.051.96


Share Data Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)283.11263.68
Div / share0.590.55
EPS0.090.19
Book value / share8.127.34
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume2094534.01198286.0

Valuation


HOLD. IRON MOUNTAIN INC's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 50.21 for the Equity Real Estate Investment Trusts REITs industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.52. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 4.09 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 3.26 and a premium versus the industry average of 3.39. The price-to-sales ratio is above the S&P 500 average, but well below the industry average. The valuation analysis reveals that, IRON MOUNTAIN INC seems to be trading 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
IRM 46.72 Peers 50.21   IRM 13.03 Peers 18.15

Average. An average P/E ratio can signify an industry neutral price for a stock and an average growth expectation.

IRM is trading at a valuation on par with 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.

IRM is trading at a significant 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
IRM 24.21 Peers 55.46   IRM 0.54 Peers 101.71

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

IRM is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 

Discount. 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.

IRM trades at a significant discount to its peers.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
IRM 4.09 Peers 3.39   IRM 57.77 Peers 33.24

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.

IRM is trading at a premium to its peers.

 

Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

IRM is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
IRM 2.44 Peers 7.57   IRM 9.51 Peers 10.50

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.

IRM is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.

 

Average. Comparing a company's sales growth to its industry helps to determine if the company is adding or losing market share.

IRM is keeping pace with its peers on the basis of sales growth.

 

 

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