Pinnacle West Capital CorpFind Ratings Reports
PINNACLE WEST CAPITAL CORP's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2016 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased. PINNACLE WEST CAPITAL CORP has very weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.22 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 remained virtually unchanged only increasing by 4.38% 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 FY16||Q2 FY15|
|Net Sales ($mil)||915.39||890.65|
|Net Income ($mil)||121.31||122.9|
|Balance Sheet||Q2 FY16||Q2 FY15|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||43.04||13.56|
|Total Assets ($mil)||15538.57||14701.48|
|Total Debt ($mil)||4255.56||3826.08|
|Profitability||Q2 FY16||Q2 FY15|
|Gross Profit Margin||38.76||39.83|
|Return on Assets||2.72||2.64|
|Return on Equity||9.24||8.84|
|Debt||Q2 FY16||Q2 FY15|
|Share Data||Q2 FY16||Q2 FY15|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||111.17||110.81|
|Div / share||0.63||0.6|
|Book value / share||41.24||39.64|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||693261.0||739218.0|
BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 25.94 for the Electric Utilities industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.19. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.92 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.82 and a premium versus the industry average of 1.84. The current price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average and above the industry average, indicating a premium.
|PNW 20.87||Peers 25.94||PNW 7.83||Peers 7.68|
Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.
PNW is trading at a discount to its peers.
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.
PNW is trading at a valuation on par to its peers.
|PNW 18.83||Peers 17.77||PNW 10.23||Peers 5.75|
Premium. A higher price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher future growth expectations.
PNW is trading at a premium 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.
PNW trades at a significant premium to its peers.
|PNW 1.92||Peers 1.84||PNW 8.59||Peers -4.40|
Average. 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.
PNW is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.
Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
PNW is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
|PNW 2.49||Peers 2.33||PNW 1.88||Peers -4.83|
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.
PNW is trading at a valuation on par with its industry on this measurement.
Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.
PNW has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.