Sandstorm Gold Ltd

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SAND : AMEX : Basic Materials
$6.05 -0.16 | -2.58%
Today's Range: 6.05 - 6.30
Avg. Daily Volume: 1,533,200
08/23/16 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis

SANDSTORM GOLD LTD's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has significantly increased when compared to the same period a year ago. The company managed to grow both sales and net income at a faster pace than the average competitor in its industry this quarter as compared to the same quarter a year ago.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 12.56% from the same quarter last year.

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Income Statement Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)15.7115.43
EBITDA ($mil)9.845.83
EBIT ($mil)2.59-4.45
Net Income ($mil)5.2-13.45

Balance Sheet Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)3.1151.6
Total Assets ($mil)525.35415.94
Total Debt ($mil)59.50.0
Equity ($mil)457.27406.23

Profitability Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Gross Profit Margin79.253.08
EBITDA Margin62.6237.76
Operating Margin16.49-28.84
Sales Turnover0.10.14
Return on Assets-2.29-1.9
Return on Equity-2.63-1.95
Debt Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Current Ratio1.4912.84
Interest Expense0.00.0
Interest Coverage0.00.0

Share Data Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)137.33118.22
Div / share0.00.0
Book value / share3.333.44
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume1549624.01192887.0


HOLD. This stock’s P/E ratio is negative, making its value useless in the assessment of premium or discount valuation, only displaying that the company has negative earnings per share. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.95 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.83 and a discount versus the industry average of 2.02. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium. The valuation analysis reveals that, SANDSTORM GOLD LTD seems to be trading at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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SAND NM Peers 338.76   SAND 28.78 Peers 14.07

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.

SAND's P/E is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.


Premium. 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.

SAND is trading at a significant premium to its peers.

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  Price to
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SAND NA Peers 28.50   SAND NA Peers 0.95

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.

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  Earnings Growth
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SAND 1.95 Peers 2.02   SAND -83.33 Peers -145.00

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.

SAND 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.

SAND is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

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  Sales Growth
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SAND 17.49 Peers 4.02   SAND -13.14 Peers -13.83

Premium. 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.

SAND is trading at a significant premium to its industry.


Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.

SAND significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth



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