NuStar Energy LP

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NS : NYSE : Basic Materials
$51.86 | %
Today's Range: 0.0 - 0.0
Avg. Daily Volume: 230700.0
02/27/17 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis


NUSTAR ENERGY LP's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased, representing a decrease to the bottom line.

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

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Income Statement Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)471.76464.92
EBITDA ($mil)141.37150.71
EBIT ($mil)85.3798.02
Net Income ($mil)-11.0659.48


Balance Sheet Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)0.0118.86
Total Assets ($mil)0.05149.26
Total Debt ($mil)3068.363163.35
Equity ($mil)1611.621609.84


Profitability Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Gross Profit Margin35.3538.24
EBITDA Margin29.9632.41
Operating Margin18.121.08
Sales Turnover0.00.4
Return on Assets0.05.95
Return on Equity9.319.0
Debt Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Current Ratio0.01.0
Debt/Capital0.660.66
Interest Expense0.034.5
Interest Coverage0.02.84


Share Data Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)78.4977.89
Div / share1.11.1
EPS-0.310.61
Book value / share20.5320.67
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume228352.0293876.0

Valuation


HOLD. The current P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 146.66 for the Oil, Gas & Consumable Fuels industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 26.53. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.60 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.96 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 28.52. The current price-to-sales ratio is above the S&P 500 average, but below the industry average. 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 42.09 Peers 146.66   NS NA Peers 12.37

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 21.13 Peers 32.65   NS NM Peers 0.78

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.

 

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.

NS's negative PEG ratio makes this valuation measure meaningless.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
NS 2.60 Peers 28.52   NS -61.40 Peers -0.72

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 2.39 Peers 2.64   NS -15.71 Peers -12.00

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.

NS is trading at a valuation on par with 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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