Sandstorm Gold Ltd

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SAND : AMEX : Basic Materials
$4.29 | %
Today's Range: 4.21 - 4.39
Avg. Daily Volume: 1775100.0
03/24/17 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis

SANDSTORM GOLD LTD's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has significantly increased when compared to the same period a year ago. The company has grown sales and net income significantly, outpacing the average growth rates of competitors within its industry.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has greatly increased by 30.95% from the same quarter last year.

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Income Statement Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)16.469.86
EBITDA ($mil)10.65-13.63
EBIT ($mil)2.67-21.92
Net Income ($mil)-0.02-24.96

Balance Sheet Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)21.435.35
Total Assets ($mil)534.88496.87
Total Debt ($mil)0.083.5
Equity ($mil)527.31402.65

Profitability Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Gross Profit Margin79.86-109.18
EBITDA Margin64.68-138.23
Operating Margin16.22-222.29
Sales Turnover0.120.11
Return on Assets4.72-8.66
Return on Equity4.78-10.69
Debt Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Current Ratio6.551.24
Interest Expense0.00.0
Interest Coverage0.00.0

Share Data Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)151.93128.88
Div / share0.00.0
Book value / share3.473.12
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume1759634.01794883.0


HOLD. The current P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 76.59 for the Metals & Mining industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 26.33. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.24 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.93 and a discount versus the industry average of 1.87. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, SANDSTORM GOLD LTD proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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SAND 23.83 Peers 76.59   SAND 16.72 Peers 10.33

Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.

SAND is trading at a significant discount 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 21.71   SAND NA Peers 0.46

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 1.24 Peers 1.87   SAND 151.42 Peers 232.67

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 10.45 Peers 2.93   SAND 18.43 Peers 2.01

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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