Suncor Energy Inc

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SU : NYSE : Basic Materials
$29.02 up 0.2 | 0.69%
Today's Range: 28.63 - 29.23
Avg. Daily Volume: 2999600.0
06/23/17 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis

SUNCOR ENERGY INC's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2017 has significantly increased when compared to the same period a year ago. The company grew its sales and net income significantly quarter versus same quarter a year prior, and was able to outpace the average competitor in the industry when comparing revenue growth, but not when comparing net income growth. SUNCOR ENERGY INC has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.01 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 6.01% 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 Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)7818.05644.0
EBITDA ($mil)2681.0912.7
EBIT ($mil)1198.0-623.3
Net Income ($mil)1352.0246.0

Balance Sheet Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)3577.03134.0
Total Assets ($mil)88360.086572.0
Total Debt ($mil)16793.018014.0
Equity ($mil)45516.042935.0

Profitability Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Gross Profit Margin34.2916.17
EBITDA Margin34.2916.17
Operating Margin15.32-11.04
Sales Turnover0.330.32
Return on Assets1.74-1.62
Return on Equity3.38-3.27
Debt Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Current Ratio1.511.3
Interest Expense252.0254.0
Interest Coverage4.75-2.45

Share Data Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)1669.221582.01
Div / share0.240.22
Book value / share27.2727.14
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume2921554.03477277.0


HOLD. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 51.24 for the Oil, Gas & Consumable Fuels industry and a premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.73. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.08 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.08 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 81.35. 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 32.42 Peers 51.24   SU 6.78 Peers 14.91

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 23.97   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 1.08 Peers 81.35   SU 192.85 Peers 98.97

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 significantly exceeds its peers.

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  Sales Growth
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SU 1.70 Peers 2.16   SU 4.53 Peers 6.96

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.


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

SU significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth



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