Sun Communities Inc

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SUI : NYSE : Financial
$89.35 -0.01 | -0.011%
Today's Range: 89.36 - 89.365
Avg. Daily Volume: 489900.0
08/22/17 - 9:51 AM ET

Financial Analysis


SUN COMMUNITIES INC's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2017 has decreased 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.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has greatly increased by 30.72% from the same quarter last year.

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Income Statement Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)237.9190.8
EBITDA ($mil)0.00.0
EBIT ($mil)49.1724.23
Net Income ($mil)14.46-5.61


Balance Sheet Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)241.6531.44
Total Assets ($mil)6178.715823.19
Total Debt ($mil)3018.653340.33
Equity ($mil)2723.432083.34


Profitability Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Gross Profit Margin31.3533.66
EBITDA Margin0.00.0
Operating Margin20.6712.7
Sales Turnover0.150.12
Return on Assets0.962.27
Return on Equity1.865.67
Debt Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Current Ratio0.00.0
Debt/Capital0.530.62
Interest Expense33.1529.22
Interest Coverage1.480.83


Share Data Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)78.9968.64
Div / share0.670.65
EPS0.16-0.12
Book value / share34.4830.35
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume490263.0298869.0

Valuation


HOLD. SUN COMMUNITIES INC's P/E ratio indicates a significant premium compared to an average of 59.76 for the Equity Real Estate Investment Trusts REITs industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.23. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.60 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.02 and a discount versus the industry average of 3.83. The price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average, but well below the industry average.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
SUI 128.17 Peers 59.76   SUI 27.03 Peers 18.88

Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.

SUI is trading at a significant premium to its peers.

 

Premium. 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.

SUI is trading at a significant premium to its peers.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
SUI 67.71 Peers 54.49   SUI 0.46 Peers 4.09

Premium. A higher price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher future growth expectations.

SUI is trading at a significant premium 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.

SUI 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
SUI 2.60 Peers 3.83   SUI -66.99 Peers 77.93

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.

SUI 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, SUI 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
SUI 7.53 Peers 8.12   SUI 30.88 Peers 12.26

Average. 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.

SUI is trading at a valuation on par with its industry on this measurement.

 

Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.

SUI has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

 

 

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