Sandstorm Gold Ltd

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SAND : AMEX : Basic Materials
$4.18 -0.07 | -1.65%
Today's Range: 4.16 - 4.28
Avg. Daily Volume: 2631600.0
07/21/17 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis

SANDSTORM GOLD LTD's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2017 has increased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased, representing a decrease to the bottom line.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 22.95% from the same quarter last year.

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Income Statement Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)18.8213.38
EBITDA ($mil)12.346.66
EBIT ($mil)4.031.37
Net Income ($mil)6.9613.16

Balance Sheet Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)35.395.32
Total Assets ($mil)550.34531.16
Total Debt ($mil)0.077.0
Equity ($mil)542.93441.57

Profitability Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Gross Profit Margin78.6467.07
EBITDA Margin65.5549.73
Operating Margin21.4310.27
Sales Turnover0.120.1
Return on Assets3.46-5.78
Return on Equity3.51-6.95
Debt Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Current Ratio10.211.03
Interest Expense0.00.0
Interest Coverage0.00.0

Share Data Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)151.99137.93
Div / share0.00.0
Book value / share3.573.2
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume2611224.01668319.0


HOLD. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a premium compared to an average of 27.90 for the Metals & Mining industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.66. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.19 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.07 and a discount versus the industry average of 1.77. 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 35.42 Peers 27.90   SAND 16.04 Peers 10.76

Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.

SAND is trading at a significant premium to its peers.


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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premium   discount
SAND NA Peers 22.07   SAND NA Peers 1.19

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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lower   higher
SAND 1.19 Peers 1.77   SAND 146.15 Peers 291.81

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.

SAND 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, SAND is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.

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  Sales Growth
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premium   discount
SAND 9.53 Peers 2.74   SAND 33.58 Peers 10.83

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.


Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.

SAND has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.



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