Iron Mountain Inc

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IRM : NYSE : Technology
$34.65 -0.34 | -0.97%
Today's Range: 34.56 - 35.08
Avg. Daily Volume: 1661800.0
12/09/16 - 4:04 PM ET

Financial Analysis


IRON MOUNTAIN INC's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2016 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 1.13 which shows that technically this company has the 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 249.91% 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 Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)942.82746.53
EBITDA ($mil)294.39236.94
EBIT ($mil)169.72150.44
Net Income ($mil)7.0823.11


Balance Sheet Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)458.13492.9
Total Assets ($mil)9904.926669.82
Total Debt ($mil)6459.235174.29
Equity ($mil)2124.69607.2


Profitability Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Gross Profit Margin54.8957.45
EBITDA Margin31.2231.73
Operating Margin18.020.15
Sales Turnover0.340.45
Return on Assets0.621.95
Return on Equity2.7221.33
Debt Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Current Ratio1.431.35
Debt/Capital0.750.9
Interest Expense85.4266.27
Interest Coverage1.992.27


Share Data Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)263.43211.08
Div / share0.490.48
EPS0.020.11
Book value / share8.072.88
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume1694770.01767590.0

Valuation


HOLD. IRON MOUNTAIN INC's P/E ratio indicates a significant premium compared to an average of 54.02 for the Equity Real Estate Investment Trusts REITs industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.37. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 4.21 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.81 and a premium versus the industry average of 3.53. 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 117.14 Peers 54.02   IRM 12.81 Peers 19.55

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 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 26.23 Peers 49.45   IRM 1.21 Peers 18.41

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 4.21 Peers 3.53   IRM -52.46 Peers 57.62

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.

 

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 2.69 Peers 7.59   IRM 9.76 Peers 15.76

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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