NuStar Energy LPFind Ratings Reports
NUSTAR ENERGY LP's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2019 has increased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales decreased, the net income has increased. NUSTAR ENERGY LP has very weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.43 which clearly shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has decreased by 15.04% from the same quarter last year. The key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is in a position in which financial difficulties could develop in the near future.
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|Income Statement||Q2 FY19||Q2 FY18|
|Net Sales ($mil)||372.45||389.26|
|Net Income ($mil)||45.95||29.4|
|Balance Sheet||Q2 FY19||Q2 FY18|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||24.04||20.54|
|Total Assets ($mil)||6379.69||6646.97|
|Total Debt ($mil)||3552.1||3443.37|
|Profitability||Q2 FY19||Q2 FY18|
|Gross Profit Margin||49.66||42.92|
|Return on Assets||-2.84||3.29|
|Return on Equity||-0.13||2.33|
|Debt||Q2 FY19||Q2 FY18|
|Share Data||Q2 FY19||Q2 FY18|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||107.76||93.6|
|Div / share||0.6||0.6|
|Book value / share||22.29||30.21|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||517772.0||409275.0|
HOLD. The current P/E ratio is negative, which has no meaningful value in the assessment of premium or discount valuation, it simply displays that the company has negative earnings. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.25 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.24 and a discount versus the subsector average of 1.70. The current price-to-sales ratio is below the S&P 500 average, but above the subsector average. The valuation analysis reveals that, NUSTAR ENERGY LP seems to be trading at a premium to investment alternatives.
|NS NM||Peers 16.45||NS 5.93||Peers 5.96|
Neutral. The absence of a valid P/E ratio happens when a stock can not be valued on the basis of a negative stream of earnings.
NS's P/E is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.
Average. 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.
NS is trading at a valuation on par to its peers.
|NS 18.13||Peers 13.94||NS NA||Peers 1.17|
Neutral. The absence of a valid price-to-projected earnings ratio happens when a stock can not be valued on the basis of a negative expected future earnings.
NS's ratio is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.
Neutral. 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.
Ratio not available.
|NS 1.25||Peers 1.70||NS -933.33||Peers 50.39|
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.
|NS 1.75||Peers 1.48||NS 3.79||Peers 10.37|
Premium. 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 premium to its subsector on this measurement.
Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the subsector implies that a company is losing market share.
NS significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth.