NuStar Energy LP

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NS : NYSE : Energy Minerals
$23.61 | %
Today's Range: 23.14 - 23.75
Avg. Daily Volume: 647000.0
02/23/18 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis


NUSTAR ENERGY LP's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2017 has increased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales decreased, the net income has increased.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has greatly increased by 53.88% from the same quarter last year.

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Income Statement Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)450.54471.76
EBITDA ($mil)144.61141.37
EBIT ($mil)74.0285.37
Net Income ($mil)25.18-11.06


Balance Sheet Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)0.035.94
Total Assets ($mil)0.05030.55
Total Debt ($mil)0.03068.36
Equity ($mil)2480.091611.62


Profitability Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Gross Profit Margin38.5435.35
EBITDA Margin32.0929.96
Operating Margin16.4318.1
Sales Turnover0.00.35
Return on Assets0.02.98
Return on Equity4.339.18
Debt Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Current Ratio0.01.3
Debt/Capital0.00.66
Interest Expense0.035.45
Interest Coverage0.02.41


Share Data Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)93.0378.62
Div / share1.11.1
EPS0.0-0.31
Book value / share26.6620.5
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume666381.0383198.0

Valuation


HOLD. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 274.94 for the Oil, Gas & Consumable Fuels industry and a premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.51. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 0.92 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.26 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 5.16. 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, NUSTAR ENERGY LP 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
NS 35.41 Peers 274.94   NS NA Peers 8.95

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

NS 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.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
NS 14.99 Peers 46.08   NS 2.50 Peers 0.60

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

NS is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 

Premium. 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.

NS trades at a significant premium to its peers.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
NS 0.92 Peers 5.16   NS -45.67 Peers 488.23

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.

NS 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, NS 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
NS 1.25 Peers 2.06   NS 3.26 Peers 30.08

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.

NS 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.

NS significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth

 

 

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