NuStar Energy LP

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NS : NYSE : Basic Materials
$49.15 | %
Today's Range: 0.0 - 0.0
Avg. Daily Volume: 332600.0
04/25/17 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis

NUSTAR ENERGY LP's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2017 has decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have grown, and although the growth in revenues has outpaced the average competitor within the industry, the net income growth has not.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained unchanged from the same quarter last year.

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Income Statement Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)487.43405.7
EBITDA ($mil)154.0147.71
EBIT ($mil)97.1494.57
Net Income ($mil)57.9457.4

Balance Sheet Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)0.0130.92
Total Assets ($mil)0.05095.55
Total Debt ($mil)3023.983206.65
Equity ($mil)1570.341557.65

Profitability Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Gross Profit Margin36.6442.27
EBITDA Margin31.5936.4
Operating Margin19.9323.31
Sales Turnover0.00.38
Return on Assets0.04.63
Return on Equity9.1515.16
Debt Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Current Ratio0.01.22
Interest Expense0.035.29
Interest Coverage0.02.68

Share Data Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)78.6277.89
Div / share1.11.1
Book value / share19.9720.0
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume327111.0237220.0


HOLD. The current P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 146.40 for the Oil, Gas & Consumable Fuels industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.11. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.40 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.01 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 38.48. The current price-to-sales ratio is similar to the S&P 500 average, but it is below 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.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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NS 40.29 Peers 146.40   NS NA Peers 11.72

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.

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  Price to
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NS 19.39 Peers 26.57   NS 0.59 Peers 0.65

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 discount to its peers.


Average. 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 valuation on par to its peers.

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  Earnings Growth
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NS 2.40 Peers 38.48   NS -50.42 Peers 41.15

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.

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  Sales Growth
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NS 2.05 Peers 2.53   NS -4.99 Peers -9.37

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 discount to its industry on this measurement.


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

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



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