Iron Mountain Inc

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IRM : NYSE : Technology
$34.76 -0.1 | -0.29%
Today's Range: 34.57 - 34.82
Avg. Daily Volume: 1370500.0
04/28/17 - 4:03 PM ET

Financial Analysis


IRON MOUNTAIN INC's gross profit margin for the first 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. IRON MOUNTAIN INC has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.72 which shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has greatly increased by 283.30% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is in a position in which financial difficulties could develop in the future.

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Income Statement Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)938.88750.69
EBITDA ($mil)292.57240.89
EBIT ($mil)167.87153.69
Net Income ($mil)58.1362.77


Balance Sheet Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)295.63117.95
Total Assets ($mil)9672.136422.31
Total Debt ($mil)6343.985021.27
Equity ($mil)1902.73496.4


Profitability Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Gross Profit Margin55.3956.56
EBITDA Margin31.1632.08
Operating Margin17.8820.47
Sales Turnover0.380.47
Return on Assets1.032.25
Return on Equity5.129.19
Debt Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Current Ratio0.851.11
Debt/Capital0.770.91
Interest Expense0.068.35
Interest Coverage0.02.25


Share Data Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)263.68211.89
Div / share0.550.49
EPS0.220.3
Book value / share7.222.34
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume1365377.01542529.0

Valuation


BUY. IRON MOUNTAIN INC's P/E ratio indicates a significant premium compared to an average of 52.00 for the Equity Real Estate Investment Trusts REITs industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.27. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 4.83 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 3.03 and a premium versus the industry average of 3.72. The price-to-sales ratio is above the S&P 500 average, but well below the industry average. After reviewing these and other key valuation criteria, IRON MOUNTAIN INC proves to trade at a premium 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 94.22 Peers 52.00   IRM 16.27 Peers 18.15

Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.

IRM is trading at a significant premium 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.

IRM 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
IRM 25.26 Peers 86.39   IRM 0.50 Peers 3.93

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 4.83 Peers 3.72   IRM -46.38 Peers 28.59

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 significant premium to its peers.

 

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

However, IRM 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
IRM 2.48 Peers 7.81   IRM 22.93 Peers 10.39

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.

 

Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.

IRM has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

 

 

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