Suncor Energy Inc

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SU : NYSE : Basic Materials
$30.92 -0.5 | -1.6%
Today's Range: 30.9 - 31.36
Avg. Daily Volume: 3245800.0
08/21/17 - 3:04 PM ET

Financial Analysis

SUNCOR ENERGY INC's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2017 has significantly increased when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have grown, and although the growth in revenues has outpaced the average competitor within the industry, the net income growth has not. SUNCOR ENERGY INC has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.57 which shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained unchanged 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 ($mil)7247.05914.0
EBITDA ($mil)1736.0916.3
EBIT ($mil)265.0-761.7
Net Income ($mil)435.0-735.0

Balance Sheet Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)2352.03008.0
Total Assets ($mil)87297.088786.0
Total Debt ($mil)16132.017553.0
Equity ($mil)44887.044453.0

Profitability Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Gross Profit Margin23.9515.49
EBITDA Margin23.9515.49
Operating Margin3.66-12.88
Sales Turnover0.350.29
Return on Assets3.1-3.23
Return on Equity6.03-6.46
Debt Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Current Ratio0.91.17
Interest Expense234.0256.0
Interest Coverage1.13-2.98

Share Data Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)1662.881664.38
Div / share0.240.22
Book value / share26.9926.71
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume3229293.03386063.0


HOLD. The current P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 61.94 for the Oil, Gas & Consumable Fuels industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.23. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.16 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.02 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 524.92. The price-to-sales ratio is below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, SUNCOR ENERGY INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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SU 19.15 Peers 61.94   SU 6.45 Peers 10.76

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

SU 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.

SU is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

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  Price to
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SU NA Peers 36.45   SU NA Peers 0.57

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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SU 1.16 Peers 524.92   SU 184.02 Peers 163.55

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.

SU 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.

SU is expected to have an earnings growth rate that exceeds its peers.

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  Sales Growth
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SU 1.71 Peers 1.98   SU 18.68 Peers 20.11

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.

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


Average. Comparing a company's sales growth to its industry helps to determine if the company is adding or losing market share.

SU is keeping pace with its peers on the basis of sales growth.



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