Partner Communications Co LtdFind Ratings Reports
PARTNER COMMUNICATIONS CO's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has increased 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. PARTNER COMMUNICATIONS CO has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.36 which shows that technically this company has the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year, indicating deteriorating cash flow.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 8.83% from the same quarter last year. Together, the key liquidity measurements indicate that it is relatively unlikely that the company will face financial difficulties in the near future.
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|Income Statement||Q3 FY16||Q3 FY15|
|Net Sales ($mil)||240.72||237.19|
|Net Income ($mil)||5.37||-2.59|
|Balance Sheet||Q3 FY16||Q3 FY15|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||304.27||360.71|
|Total Assets ($mil)||1401.08||1562.4|
|Total Debt ($mil)||775.74||959.78|
|Profitability||Q3 FY16||Q3 FY15|
|Gross Profit Margin||34.7||32.99|
|Return on Assets||-0.06||0.66|
|Return on Equity||-0.29||3.78|
|Debt||Q3 FY16||Q3 FY15|
|Share Data||Q3 FY16||Q3 FY15|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||156.36||156.09|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||1.9||1.75|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||5905.0||4842.0|
SELL. 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. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 3.09 indicates valuation on par with the S&P 500 average of 2.84 and a premium versus the industry average of 1.92. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount. After reviewing these and other key valuation criteria, PARTNER COMMUNICATIONS CO proves to trade at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.
|PTNR NM||Peers 18.45||PTNR 3.77||Peers 6.13|
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.
PTNR's P/E is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.
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.
PTNR is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
|PTNR NA||Peers 17.31||PTNR NA||Peers 2.50|
Neutral. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth potential.
Ratio not available.
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.
|PTNR 3.09||Peers 1.92||PTNR -128.57||Peers 16.76|
Premium. A higher price-to-book ratio makes a stock less attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.
PTNR is trading at a significant premium to its peers.
Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
However, PTNR is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|PTNR 0.93||Peers 1.65||PTNR -3.01||Peers 2.05|
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.
PTNR is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.
Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.
PTNR significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth