SNY : NYSE : Health Care
$50.34 | %
Today's Range: 50.15 - 50.65
Avg. Daily Volume: 1127000.0
09/22/17 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis


SANOFI'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. The company managed to grow both sales and net income at a faster pace than the average competitor in its industry this quarter as compared to the same quarter a year ago. SANOFI has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.04 which shows that technically this company has the 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 increased by 10.00% from the same quarter last year. Together, the key liquidity measurements indicate that it is relatively unlikely that the company will face financial difficulties in the near future.

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Income Statement Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)10827.88881.56
EBITDA ($mil)0.00.0
EBIT ($mil)1995.611792.04
Net Income ($mil)1589.81238.59


Balance Sheet Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)12411.756703.04
Total Assets ($mil)116243.86109341.46
Total Debt ($mil)21027.0519059.99
Equity ($mil)65762.7359782.41


Profitability Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Gross Profit Margin62.364.45
EBITDA Margin0.00.0
Operating Margin18.4320.18
Sales Turnover0.340.34
Return on Assets8.754.15
Return on Equity7.787.49
Debt Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Current Ratio1.591.47
Debt/Capital0.240.24
Interest Expense130.01118.94
Interest Coverage15.3515.07


Share Data Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)2521.512574.01
Div / share1.641.66
EPS0.510.4
Book value / share26.0823.23
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume1223966.01831690.0

Valuation


BUY. SANOFI's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 29.23 for the Pharmaceuticals industry and a value on par with the S&P 500 average of 24.88. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.87 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.10 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 16.15. The price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average, but well below the industry average. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, SANOFI 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
SNY 24.36 Peers 29.23   SNY 14.80 Peers 25.41

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

SNY is trading at a 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.

SNY 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
SNY 13.92 Peers 15.70   SNY 0.28 Peers 0.63

Average. An average price-to-projected earnings ratio can signify an industry neutral stock price and average future growth expectations.

SNY is trading at a valuation on par with 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.

SNY 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
SNY 1.87 Peers 16.15   SNY 16.95 Peers 28.39

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.

SNY 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, SNY 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
SNY 3.15 Peers 9.82   SNY 6.06 Peers 7.05

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.

SNY 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.

SNY trails its peers on the basis of sales growth

 

 

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