Sandstorm Gold Ltd

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SAND : AMEX : Basic Materials
$4.74 up 0.02 | 0.42%
Today's Range: 4.72 - 4.75
Avg. Daily Volume: 1634700.0
09/20/17 - 9:50 AM ET

Financial Analysis

SANDSTORM GOLD LTD's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2017 has significantly decreased 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 17.24% from the same quarter last year.

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Income Statement Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)16.0715.71
EBITDA ($mil)5.189.84
EBIT ($mil)-2.542.59
Net Income ($mil)-1.915.2

Balance Sheet Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)56.53.11
Total Assets ($mil)545.56525.35
Total Debt ($mil)0.059.5
Equity ($mil)536.11457.27

Profitability Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Gross Profit Margin48.7679.2
EBITDA Margin32.2662.62
Operating Margin-15.816.49
Sales Turnover0.120.1
Return on Assets2.19-2.29
Return on Equity2.22-2.63
Debt Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Current Ratio9.791.49
Interest Expense0.00.0
Interest Coverage0.00.0

Share Data Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)151.99137.33
Div / share0.00.0
Book value / share3.533.33
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume1805579.02512357.0


HOLD. SANDSTORM GOLD LTD's P/E ratio indicates a significant premium compared to an average of 40.62 for the Metals & Mining industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.88. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.36 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.10 and a discount versus the industry average of 1.90. 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 68.57 Peers 40.62   SAND 17.60 Peers 11.98

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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SAND NA Peers 27.51   SAND NA Peers 0.62

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 1.36 Peers 1.90   SAND 163.63 Peers 1398.57

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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SAND 10.70 Peers 3.07   SAND 33.55 Peers 23.20

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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