NuStar Energy LP

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NS : NYSE : Basic Materials
$38.22 | %
Today's Range: 37.85 - 38.43
Avg. Daily Volume: 414800.0
08/18/17 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis


NUSTAR ENERGY LP's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2017 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have dropped, underperforming the average competitor within its industry. NUSTAR ENERGY LP has very weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.27 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.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has greatly increased by 67.86% 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 FY17 Q2 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)435.49437.8
EBITDA ($mil)141.01144.87
EBIT ($mil)73.491.22
Net Income ($mil)26.2552.52


Balance Sheet Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)29.19103.02
Total Assets ($mil)6359.325055.22
Total Debt ($mil)3521.943205.69
Equity ($mil)2501.051489.9


Profitability Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Gross Profit Margin40.138.26
EBITDA Margin32.3733.08
Operating Margin16.8620.84
Sales Turnover0.290.36
Return on Assets1.954.63
Return on Equity4.315.73
Debt Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Current Ratio0.351.61
Debt/Capital0.580.68
Interest Expense46.8435.4
Interest Coverage1.572.58


Share Data Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)93.0377.89
Div / share1.11.1
EPS0.050.52
Book value / share26.8819.13
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume411072.0383551.0

Valuation


HOLD. NUSTAR ENERGY LP's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 61.94 for the Oil, Gas & Consumable Fuels industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.23. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.43 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.02 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 524.92. The price-to-sales ratio is 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 53.21 Peers 61.94   NS 7.60 Peers 10.76

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

NS is trading at a discount to its peers.

 

Discount. 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 significant discount to its peers.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
NS 19.75 Peers 36.45   NS 45.09 Peers 0.57

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.

 

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 1.43 Peers 524.92   NS -69.75 Peers 163.55

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 1.94 Peers 1.98   NS 1.89 Peers 20.11

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.

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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