Sandstorm Gold Ltd

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SAND : AMEX : Basic Materials
$5.18 | %
Today's Range: 5.08 - 5.24
Avg. Daily Volume: 1,414,400
07/22/16 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis

SANDSTORM GOLD LTD's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales decreased, the net income has increased.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 6.22% from the same quarter last year.

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Income Statement Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)13.3815.29
EBITDA ($mil)6.668.81
EBIT ($mil)1.37-0.05
Net Income ($mil)13.160.83

Balance Sheet Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)5.3238.32
Total Assets ($mil)531.16425.15
Total Debt ($mil)77.00.0
Equity ($mil)441.57415.71

Profitability Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Gross Profit Margin67.0773.71
EBITDA Margin49.7357.61
Operating Margin10.27-0.29
Sales Turnover0.10.13
Return on Assets-5.782.01
Return on Equity-6.952.05
Debt Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Current Ratio1.0310.35
Interest Expense0.00.0
Interest Coverage0.00.0

Share Data Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)137.93117.33
Div / share0.00.0
Book value / share3.23.54
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume1416305.01048075.0


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 1.63 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.80 and a discount versus the industry average of 1.99. 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 148.02   SAND 21.78 Peers 13.13

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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premium   discount
SAND NA Peers 58.51   SAND NA Peers 2.49

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 1.63 Peers 1.99   SAND -425.00 Peers -163.46

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 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 14.21 Peers 3.67   SAND -10.14 Peers -15.31

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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