Noah Holdings Ltd

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NOAH : NYSE : Financial
$25.61 | %
Today's Range: 0.0 - 0.0
Avg. Daily Volume: 190900.0
04/26/17 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis

NOAH HOLDINGS LTD -ADR's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has increased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased. NOAH HOLDINGS LTD -ADR is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 2.87 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 22.40% 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 ($mil)91.2482.63
EBITDA ($mil)0.00.0
EBIT ($mil)17.8914.15
Net Income ($mil)23.2823.94

Balance Sheet Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)337.73396.79
Total Assets ($mil)727.52597.58
Total Debt ($mil)80.080.0
Equity ($mil)468.82383.0

Profitability Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Gross Profit Margin41.4239.12
EBITDA Margin0.00.0
Operating Margin19.6117.12
Sales Turnover0.50.52
Return on Assets12.4914.58
Return on Equity19.3922.76
Debt Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Current Ratio3.493.99
Interest Expense0.730.71
Interest Coverage24.4120.01

Share Data Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)56.4356.02
Div / share0.00.0
Book value / share8.316.84
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume181615.0162329.0


BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 22.37 for the Capital Markets industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.92. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 3.12 indicates valuation on par with the S&P 500 average of 2.99 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 4.65. The current price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average, but below the industry average. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, NOAH HOLDINGS LTD -ADR proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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NOAH 16.70 Peers 22.37   NOAH NA Peers 24.45

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

NOAH 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.

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  Price to
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NOAH 10.56 Peers 16.59   NOAH 0.36 Peers 1.26

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

NOAH is trading at a 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.

NOAH trades at a significant discount to its peers.

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  Earnings Growth
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NOAH 3.12 Peers 4.65   NOAH 3.33 Peers 35.03

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.

NOAH 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, NOAH is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.

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  Sales Growth
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NOAH 4.05 Peers 4.07   NOAH 15.91 Peers 8.99

Average. 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.

NOAH is trading at a valuation on par with its industry on this measurement.


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

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



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