China Petroleum & Chemical Corp.

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SNP : NYSE : Energy Minerals
$83.44 | %
Today's Range: 82.51 - 83.49
Avg. Daily Volume: 167400.0
02/23/18 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis


CHINA PETROLEUM & CHEM CORP's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2017 has decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. The company has grown sales and net income during the past quarter when compared with the same quarter a year ago, however, it was unable to keep up with the growth of the average competitor within its industry. CHINA PETROLEUM & CHEM CORP has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.51 which shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained virtually unchanged only increasing by 3.69% 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 Q3 FY17 Q3 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)90298.9972240.4
EBITDA ($mil)7208.426127.46
EBIT ($mil)2927.82501.9
Net Income ($mil)1804.791517.62


Balance Sheet Q3 FY17 Q3 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)24334.2412953.89
Total Assets ($mil)221943.25211913.92
Total Debt ($mil)27673.1830548.4
Equity ($mil)107517.62103688.54


Profitability Q3 FY17 Q3 FY16
Gross Profit Margin11.512.21
EBITDA Margin7.988.48
Operating Margin3.243.46
Sales Turnover1.511.3
Return on Assets3.662.48
Return on Equity7.565.08
Debt Q3 FY17 Q3 FY16
Current Ratio0.970.83
Debt/Capital0.20.23
Interest Expense292.18389.36
Interest Coverage10.026.43


Share Data Q3 FY17 Q3 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)1210.711210.71
Div / share3.991.19
EPS1.491.25
Book value / share88.8185.64
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume174947.0161789.0

Valuation


BUY. CHINA PETROLEUM & CHEM CORP's P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 274.94 for the Oil, Gas & Consumable Fuels industry and a significant discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.51. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 0.91 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.26 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 5.16. 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 12.00 Peers 274.94   SNP 3.51 Peers 8.95

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 10.18 Peers 46.08   SNP 0.39 Peers 0.60

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.

 

Discount. 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 discount to its peers.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
SNP 0.91 Peers 5.16   SNP 54.71 Peers 488.23

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.

 

Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

However, SNP 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
SNP 0.29 Peers 2.06   SNP 22.37 Peers 30.08

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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