KEY : NYSE : Financial
$18.725 -0.25 | -1.3%
Today's Range: 18.68 - 18.88
Avg. Daily Volume: 1.20797E7
02/24/17 - 1:18 PM ET

Financial Analysis

KEYCORP'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 managed to grow both sales and net income at a faster pace than the average competitor in its industry this quarter as compared to the same quarter a year ago.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has greatly increased by 41.82% from the same quarter last year.

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Income Statement Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)1671.01158.0
EBITDA ($mil)674.0514.0
EBIT ($mil)674.0514.0
Net Income ($mil)229.0226.0

Balance Sheet Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)3452.03314.0
Total Assets ($mil)136453.095133.0
Total Debt ($mil)14694.011091.0
Equity ($mil)15240.010746.0

Profitability Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Gross Profit Margin88.6389.98
EBITDA Margin40.3344.38
Operating Margin40.3444.39
Sales Turnover0.040.05
Return on Assets0.570.96
Return on Equity4.948.3
Debt Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Current Ratio0.00.0
Interest Expense0.00.0
Interest Coverage0.00.0

Share Data Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)1079.31835.75
Div / share0.090.08
Book value / share14.1212.86
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume1.2427485E71.7099236E7


BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a premium compared to an average of 18.26 for the Commercial Banks industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 26.35. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.34 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.94 and a premium versus the industry average of 1.29. 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, KEYCORP proves to trade at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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KEY 23.44 Peers 18.26   KEY NA Peers 8.53

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

KEY 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.

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  Price to
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KEY 12.66 Peers 14.64   KEY 0.37 Peers 2.83

Average. An average price-to-projected earnings ratio can signify an industry neutral stock price and average future growth expectations.

KEY is trading at a valuation on par with 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.

KEY trades at a significant discount to its peers.

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  Earnings Growth
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KEY 1.34 Peers 1.29   KEY -23.59 Peers -38.86

Average. 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.

KEY is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.


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

KEY is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

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  Sales Growth
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KEY 3.80 Peers 2.99   KEY 19.79 Peers 2.95

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.

KEY is trading at a significant premium to its industry.


Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.

KEY has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.



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