JOBS : NASDAQ : Services
$34.57 -0.15 | -0.43%
Today's Range: 34.41 - 34.98
Avg. Daily Volume: 68600.0
12/07/16 - 11:11 AM ET

Financial Analysis


51JOB INC -ADR'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. 51JOB INC -ADR is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 2.20 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year, indicating deteriorating cash flow.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 13.58% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is very unlikely to face financial difficulties in the near future.

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Income Statement Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)87.8377.04
EBITDA ($mil)0.00.0
EBIT ($mil)21.8920.25
Net Income ($mil)16.0724.88


Balance Sheet Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)846.33741.93
Total Assets ($mil)1103.56966.77
Total Debt ($mil)182.16168.08
Equity ($mil)703.19619.09


Profitability Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Gross Profit Margin71.5271.08
EBITDA Margin0.00.0
Operating Margin24.9226.28
Sales Turnover0.30.32
Return on Assets6.789.04
Return on Equity10.6414.11
Debt Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Current Ratio2.444.82
Debt/Capital0.210.21
Interest Expense0.00.0
Interest Coverage0.00.0


Share Data Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)59.9358.75
Div / share0.00.0
EPS0.280.39
Book value / share11.7310.54
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume68428.089036.0

Valuation


BUY. 51JOB INC -ADR's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 35.29 for the Professional Services industry and a value on par with the S&P 500 average of 25.16. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.90 indicates valuation on par with the S&P 500 average of 2.79 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 7.09. 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, 51JOB INC -ADR proves to trade 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
JOBS 26.15 Peers 35.29   JOBS NA Peers 17.58

Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.

JOBS is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 

Neutral. The P/CF ratio is the stock’s price divided by the sum of the company's cash flow from operations. It is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.

Ratio not available.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
JOBS 2.78 Peers 19.97   JOBS 0.04 Peers 3.07

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

JOBS 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.

JOBS 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
JOBS 2.90 Peers 7.09   JOBS -1.52 Peers 64.66

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.

JOBS is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 

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

However, JOBS 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
JOBS 6.07 Peers 3.64   JOBS 8.34 Peers 31.66

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.

JOBS is trading at a significant premium to its industry.

 

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

JOBS significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth

 

 

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