Rayonier Inc.Find Ratings Reports
RAYONIER INC's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2017 has increased when compared to the same period a year ago. The company has grown its sales and net income during the past quarter when compared with the same quarter a year ago, and although its growth in net income has outpaced the industry average, its revenue growth has not. RAYONIER INC is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 2.05 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year, indicating improving cash flow.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 12.85% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is very unlikely to face financial difficulties in the near future.
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|Income Statement||Q4 FY17||Q4 FY16|
|Net Sales ($mil)||239.72||220.46|
|Net Income ($mil)||64.15||48.32|
|Balance Sheet||Q4 FY17||Q4 FY16|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||112.65||85.91|
|Total Assets ($mil)||2858.48||2685.76|
|Total Debt ($mil)||1025.38||1061.88|
|Profitability||Q4 FY17||Q4 FY16|
|Gross Profit Margin||50.68||40.82|
|Return on Assets||5.2||7.89|
|Return on Equity||9.34||15.01|
|Debt||Q4 FY17||Q4 FY16|
|Share Data||Q4 FY17||Q4 FY16|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||128.97||122.9|
|Div / share||0.25||0.25|
|Book value / share||12.35||11.49|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||813933.0||471200.0|
BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 57.63 for the Equity Real Estate Investment Trusts REITs industry and a premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.51. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.99 indicates valuation on par with the S&P 500 average of 3.18 and a discount versus the industry average of 3.95. The price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average, but well below the industry average. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, RAYONIER INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|RYN 31.79||Peers 57.63||RYN 18.56||Peers 17.36|
Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.
RYN is trading at a significant 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.
RYN is trading at a valuation on par to its peers.
|RYN 51.22||Peers 55.37||RYN NM||Peers 8.93|
Average. An average price-to-projected earnings ratio can signify an industry neutral stock price and average future growth expectations.
RYN is trading at a valuation on par with 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.
RYN's negative PEG ratio makes this valuation measure meaningless.
|RYN 2.99||Peers 3.95||RYN -32.56||Peers 25.69|
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.
RYN is trading at a discount to its peers.
Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
However, RYN is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|RYN 5.80||Peers 7.56||RYN 3.97||Peers 9.90|
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.
RYN is trading at a discount to its industry on this measurement.
Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.
RYN significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth