L3 Technologies Inc.

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LLL : NYSE : Electronic Technology
$210.98 | %
Today's Range: 0.0 - 0.0
Avg. Daily Volume: 659900.0
02/20/18 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis


Even though sales decreased, the net income has increased, representing an increase to the bottom line.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 11.88% from the same quarter last year.

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Income Statement Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)2574.02989.0
EBITDA ($mil)0.0344.0
EBIT ($mil)0.0294.0
Net Income ($mil)289.0188.0


Balance Sheet Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)662.0363.0
Total Assets ($mil)12721.011865.0
Total Debt ($mil)3330.03338.0
Equity ($mil)5094.04553.0


Profitability Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Gross Profit Margin0.013.48
EBITDA Margin0.011.5
Operating Margin0.09.84
Sales Turnover0.830.89
Return on Assets5.325.98
Return on Equity12.8714.21
Debt Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Current Ratio1.891.73
Debt/Capital0.40.42
Interest Expense43.044.0
Interest Coverage0.06.68


Share Data Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)78.0877.23
Div / share0.750.7
EPS3.342.38
Book value / share65.2458.95
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume654070.0463871.0

Valuation


BUY. L3 TECHNOLOGIES INC's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 31.29 for the Aerospace & Defense industry and a value on par with the S&P 500 average of 25.51. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 3.27 indicates valuation on par with the S&P 500 average of 3.26 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 179.92. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, L3 TECHNOLOGIES INC 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
LLL 25.89 Peers 31.29   LLL 15.10 Peers 19.18

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

LLL is trading at a discount 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.

LLL is trading at a discount to its peers.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
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premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
LLL 19.85 Peers 23.31   LLL 1.59 Peers 5.56

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

LLL 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.

LLL 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
LLL 3.27 Peers 179.92   LLL 0.24 Peers 17.54

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.

LLL 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, LLL 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
LLL 1.57 Peers 2.22   LLL 1.04 Peers 9.68

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.

LLL 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.

LLL significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth

 

 

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