Shaw Communications Inc

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SJR : NYSE : Services
$21.23 | %
Today's Range: 21.18 - 21.33
Avg. Daily Volume: 448900.0
05/26/17 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis


SHAW COMMUNICATIONS INC's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2017 is essentially unchanged 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. SHAW COMMUNICATIONS INC has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.50 which shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year, indicating improving cash flow.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained virtually unchanged only increasing by 3.64% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is in a position in which financial difficulties could develop in the future.

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Income Statement Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)1318.01168.0
EBITDA ($mil)520.0481.0
EBIT ($mil)275.0271.0
Net Income ($mil)148.0156.0


Balance Sheet Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)620.0357.0
Total Assets ($mil)15761.014993.0
Total Debt ($mil)5948.05959.0
Equity ($mil)5805.05601.0


Profitability Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Gross Profit Margin39.4541.18
EBITDA Margin39.4541.18
Operating Margin20.8623.2
Sales Turnover0.330.31
Return on Assets6.925.6
Return on Equity7.3911.12
Debt Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Current Ratio0.631.88
Debt/Capital0.510.52
Interest Expense76.078.0
Interest Coverage3.623.47


Share Data Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)491.26478.27
Div / share0.230.21
EPS0.30.24
Book value / share11.8211.71
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume492904.0400663.0

Valuation


HOLD. The current P/E ratio indicates a premium compared to an average of 20.46 for the Media industry and a value on par with the S&P 500 average of 25.02. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.77 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.00 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 3.64. The price-to-sales ratio is below the S&P 500 average and is well below the industry average, indicating a discount.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
SJR 23.70 Peers 20.46   SJR 6.18 Peers 11.52

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

SJR is trading at a premium to its peers.

 

Discount. 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.

SJR is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
SJR NA Peers 70.61   SJR NA Peers 1.87

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
SJR 1.77 Peers 3.64   SJR -33.34 Peers 101.88

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.

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

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
SJR 1.95 Peers 16.34   SJR 13.54 Peers 36.69

Discount. 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.

SJR is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.

 

Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.

SJR significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth

 

 

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