Iron Mountain Inc

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IRM : NYSE : Technology
$41.21 | %
Today's Range: 40.99 - 41.44
Avg. Daily Volume: 2,279,000
07/29/16 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis


IRON MOUNTAIN INC's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2016 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. The company has grown its sales and net income during the past quarter when compared with the same quarter a year ago, and although its growth in net income has outpaced the industry average, its revenue growth has not. IRON MOUNTAIN INC has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.93 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 significantly decreased by 33.17% 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 FY16 Q1 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)750.69749.29
EBITDA ($mil)235.15231.22
EBIT ($mil)147.94145.27
Net Income ($mil)62.7741.1


Balance Sheet Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)117.95139.61
Total Assets ($mil)6422.316371.45
Total Debt ($mil)5021.274721.84
Equity ($mil)496.4742.86


Profitability Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Gross Profit Margin56.5657.07
EBITDA Margin31.3230.85
Operating Margin19.7119.39
Sales Turnover0.470.49
Return on Assets2.255.1
Return on Equity29.1943.76
Debt Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Current Ratio1.111.23
Debt/Capital0.910.86
Interest Expense68.3565.71
Interest Coverage2.162.21


Share Data Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)211.89210.53
Div / share0.490.48
EPS0.30.19
Book value / share2.343.53
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume2398024.01660902.0

Valuation


BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a premium compared to an average of 50.71 for the Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.05. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 17.19 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.81 and a significant premium versus the industry average of 4.07. The price-to-sales ratio is well 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 58.36 Peers 50.71   IRM 13.79 Peers 24.22

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

IRM is trading at a 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 significant discount to its peers.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
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premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
IRM 26.49 Peers 55.43   IRM 0.56 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.

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 17.19 Peers 4.07   IRM -58.44 Peers 63.97

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
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premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
IRM 2.84 Peers 8.76   IRM -2.83 Peers 47.28

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.

 

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

IRM significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth

 

 

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