Sun Communities Inc

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SUI : NYSE : Financial
$74.36 up 0.69 | 0.94%
Today's Range: 72.85 - 74.64
Avg. Daily Volume: 435800.0
12/08/16 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis


SUN COMMUNITIES INC's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased, representing a decrease to the bottom line.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has greatly increased by 93.64% from the same quarter last year.

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Income Statement Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)250.2185.36
EBITDA ($mil)0.00.0
EBIT ($mil)58.149.83
Net Income ($mil)21.0936.27


Balance Sheet Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)69.8323.92
Total Assets ($mil)5904.714114.6
Total Debt ($mil)3102.992557.55
Equity ($mil)2384.511231.39


Profitability Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Gross Profit Margin32.9435.65
EBITDA Margin0.00.0
Operating Margin23.2226.88
Sales Turnover0.130.15
Return on Assets1.991.26
Return on Equity4.542.83
Debt Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Current Ratio0.00.0
Debt/Capital0.570.68
Interest Expense34.5928.24
Interest Coverage1.681.76


Share Data Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)73.0354.55
Div / share0.650.65
EPS0.270.54
Book value / share32.6522.58
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume460266.0595204.0

Valuation


HOLD. The current P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 54.05 for the Equity Real Estate Investment Trusts REITs industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.45. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.19 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.82 and a discount versus the industry average of 3.54. 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, SUN COMMUNITIES INC 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
SUI 38.69 Peers 54.05   SUI 23.58 Peers 19.66

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

SUI is trading at a significant discount 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 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 51.87 Peers 48.00   SUI NM Peers 18.25

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.

 

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.

SUI's negative PEG ratio makes this valuation measure meaningless.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
SUI 2.19 Peers 3.54   SUI 198.38 Peers 61.00

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.

 

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

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

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
SUI 6.67 Peers 7.62   SUI 23.25 Peers 15.71

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.

SUI is trading at a discount to 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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