China Petroleum & Chemical Corp

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SNP : NYSE : Basic Materials
$78.16 up 1.62 | 2.12%
Today's Range: 77.69 - 78.69
Avg. Daily Volume: 119100.0
01/13/17 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis


CHINA PETROLEUM & CHEM CORP's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has increased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales decreased, the net income has increased. CHINA PETROLEUM & CHEM CORP has very weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.39 which clearly 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.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained virtually unchanged only decreasing by 2.24% from the same quarter last year. The key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is in a position in which financial difficulties could develop in the near future.

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Income Statement Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)72240.474060.04
EBITDA ($mil)6127.464839.09
EBIT ($mil)2501.91241.45
Net Income ($mil)1517.62159.54


Balance Sheet Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)12953.898995.69
Total Assets ($mil)211913.92220972.69
Total Debt ($mil)30548.439418.15
Equity ($mil)103688.54106068.66


Profitability Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Gross Profit Margin12.2110.24
EBITDA Margin8.486.53
Operating Margin3.461.68
Sales Turnover1.291.6
Return on Assets2.481.49
Return on Equity5.083.12
Debt Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Current Ratio0.830.76
Debt/Capital0.230.27
Interest Expense389.36270.15
Interest Coverage6.434.6


Share Data Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)1210.711210.71
Div / share1.191.41
EPS1.250.12
Book value / share85.6487.61
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume118229.0106633.0

Valuation


HOLD. The current P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 42.39 for the Oil, Gas & Consumable Fuels industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.49. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 0.89 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.84 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 23.93. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, CHINA PETROLEUM & CHEM CORP proves to trade at a discount 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
SNP 17.60 Peers 42.39   SNP 3.43 Peers 13.47

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

SNP is trading at a significant discount 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.

SNP 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
SNP 17.01 Peers 63.03   SNP 73.33 Peers 2.40

Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.

SNP is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 

Premium. 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.

SNP trades at a significant premium to its peers.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
SNP 0.89 Peers 23.93   SNP 60.51 Peers -244.01

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.

SNP 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.

SNP 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
SNP 0.34 Peers 2.74   SNP -22.22 Peers -20.21

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.

SNP 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.

SNP significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth

 

 

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