Sandstorm Gold Ltd

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SAND : AMEX : Basic Materials
$4.41 | %
Today's Range: 4.26 - 4.51
Avg. Daily Volume: 1789100.0
01/20/17 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis


SANDSTORM GOLD LTD's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2016 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. The company grew its sales and net income significantly quarter versus same quarter a year prior, and was able to outpace the average competitor in the industry when comparing revenue growth, but not when comparing net income growth.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has greatly increased by 33.32% from the same quarter last year.

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Income Statement Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)16.8212.09
EBITDA ($mil)10.026.63
EBIT ($mil)2.65-1.48
Net Income ($mil)6.92-5.47


Balance Sheet Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)10.0546.51
Total Assets ($mil)540.42408.17
Total Debt ($mil)0.00.0
Equity ($mil)532.67399.53


Profitability Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Gross Profit Margin74.1372.52
EBITDA Margin59.654.84
Operating Margin15.74-12.23
Sales Turnover0.10.14
Return on Assets0.05-3.79
Return on Equity0.05-3.87
Debt Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Current Ratio4.1413.02
Debt/Capital0.00.0
Interest Expense0.00.0
Interest Coverage0.00.0


Share Data Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)152.24118.22
Div / share0.00.0
EPS0.04-0.05
Book value / share3.53.38
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume1771434.02356981.0

Valuation


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. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.24 indicates a significant 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.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
SAND NM Peers 487.40   SAND 20.55 Peers 11.83

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.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
SAND NA Peers 27.40   SAND NA Peers 1.02

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.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
SAND 1.24 Peers 2.02   SAND 84.62 Peers -45.34

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.

 

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.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
SAND 11.82 Peers 3.18   SAND 0.87 Peers -10.69

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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