Noah Holdings Ltd

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NOAH : NYSE : Financial
$25.14 | %
Today's Range: 0.00 - 0.00
Avg. Daily Volume: 137,900
10/27/16 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis

NOAH HOLDINGS LTD -ADR's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2016 is essentially unchanged 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 2.29 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 20.36% 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 FY16 Q2 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)95.2693.16
EBITDA ($mil)0.00.0
EBIT ($mil)23.0326.55
Net Income ($mil)26.5127.3

Balance Sheet Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)303.82385.13
Total Assets ($mil)730.78574.46
Total Debt ($mil)80.080.0
Equity ($mil)441.77367.03

Profitability Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Gross Profit Margin45.1643.37
EBITDA Margin0.00.0
Operating Margin24.1828.5
Sales Turnover0.480.51
Return on Assets12.5314.12
Return on Equity20.7322.1
Debt Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Current Ratio2.934.1
Interest Expense0.710.65
Interest Coverage32.3940.85

Share Data Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)56.3556.31
Div / share0.00.0
Book value / share7.846.52
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume140030.0289180.0


BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 20.56 for the Capital Markets industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.64. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 3.18 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.73 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 5.76. 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 15.98 Peers 20.56   NOAH NA Peers 16.37

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

NOAH is trading at a 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 11.83 Peers 19.17   NOAH 0.64 Peers 2.12

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 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.

NOAH trades at a significant discount to its peers.

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  Earnings Growth
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NOAH 3.18 Peers 5.76   NOAH 10.63 Peers 10.41

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.


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

NOAH is expected to keep pace with its peers on the basis of earnings growth.

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  Sales Growth
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NOAH 3.99 Peers 4.29   NOAH 20.81 Peers 0.11

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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