JOBS : NASDAQ : Services
$60.26 up 1.6 | 2.7%
Today's Range: 58.84 - 60.31
Avg. Daily Volume: 144600.0
09/19/17 - 2:31 PM ET

Financial Analysis


51JOB INC -ADR's gross profit margin for the second 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. 51JOB INC -ADR is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 4.29 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs. JOBS managed to increase the liquidity from the same period a year ago, despite already having very strong liquidity to begin with. This would indicate improved cash flow.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 22.15% 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 Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)99.5180.47
EBITDA ($mil)0.00.0
EBIT ($mil)28.1218.7
Net Income ($mil)10.7824.99


Balance Sheet Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)1034.35803.92
Total Assets ($mil)1281.021039.68
Total Debt ($mil)201.58175.14
Equity ($mil)822.76673.56


Profitability Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Gross Profit Margin73.1871.73
EBITDA Margin0.00.0
Operating Margin28.2523.24
Sales Turnover0.280.31
Return on Assets6.068.04
Return on Equity9.4312.42
Debt Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Current Ratio4.572.54
Debt/Capital0.20.21
Interest Expense0.00.0
Interest Coverage0.00.0


Share Data Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)61.4159.49
Div / share0.00.0
EPS0.170.43
Book value / share13.411.32
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume140280.0165810.0

Valuation


BUY. 51JOB INC -ADR's P/E ratio indicates a significant premium compared to an average of 35.62 for the Professional Services industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.88. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 4.51 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 3.10 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 8.59. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium. The valuation analysis reveals that, 51JOB INC -ADR seems to be trading 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
JOBS 46.11 Peers 35.62   JOBS NA Peers 19.14

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

JOBS is trading at a significant premium 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 3.49 Peers 20.42   JOBS 0.05 Peers 0.70

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 4.51 Peers 8.59   JOBS -7.10 Peers 36.22

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 10.20 Peers 3.86   JOBS 11.93 Peers 12.15

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.

 

Average. Comparing a company's sales growth to its industry helps to determine if the company is adding or losing market share.

JOBS is keeping pace with its peers on the basis of sales growth.

 

 

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