JOBS : NASDAQ : Services
$40.38 up 0.63 | 1.58%
Today's Range: 39.65 - 40.935
Avg. Daily Volume: 117000.0
04/24/17 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis


51JOB INC -ADR's gross profit margin for the fourth 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. 51JOB INC -ADR is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 2.29 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 12.35% 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 Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)89.1688.01
EBITDA ($mil)0.00.0
EBIT ($mil)27.8327.73
Net Income ($mil)27.1520.48


Balance Sheet Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)875.82766.3
Total Assets ($mil)1114.2991.43
Total Debt ($mil)181.15171.18
Equity ($mil)715.46636.8


Profitability Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Gross Profit Margin70.6971.58
EBITDA Margin0.00.0
Operating Margin31.2131.51
Sales Turnover0.30.32
Return on Assets7.319.62
Return on Equity11.3914.98
Debt Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Current Ratio2.494.89
Debt/Capital0.20.21
Interest Expense0.00.0
Interest Coverage0.00.0


Share Data Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)60.0658.95
Div / share0.00.0
EPS0.460.36
Book value / share11.9110.8
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume115203.059572.0

Valuation


BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 38.64 for the Professional Services industry and a premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.92. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 3.31 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.99 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 7.97. 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 28.19 Peers 38.64   JOBS NA Peers 18.60

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 2.68 Peers 19.88   JOBS 0.03 Peers 1.69

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 3.31 Peers 7.97   JOBS -4.11 Peers 34.06

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 7.04 Peers 3.91   JOBS 6.15 Peers 13.79

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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