Sun Communities Inc

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SUI : NYSE : Financial
$83.2 -1.48 | -1.75%
Today's Range: 83.2 - 84.52
Avg. Daily Volume: 272600.0
04/26/17 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis


SUN COMMUNITIES INC's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2016 is essentially unchanged 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 54.58% from the same quarter last year.

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Income Statement Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)218.63168.24
EBITDA ($mil)0.00.0
EBIT ($mil)39.9531.4
Net Income ($mil)0.691.84


Balance Sheet Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)25.26185.79
Total Assets ($mil)5870.784190.55
Total Debt ($mil)3110.042345.05
Equity ($mil)2345.841517.54


Profitability Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Gross Profit Margin28.9628.91
EBITDA Margin0.00.0
Operating Margin18.2718.66
Sales Turnover0.140.16
Return on Assets0.443.7
Return on Equity0.749.04
Debt Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Current Ratio0.00.0
Debt/Capital0.570.61
Interest Expense31.4328.86
Interest Coverage1.271.09


Share Data Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)73.2158.4
Div / share0.650.65
EPS-0.021.56
Book value / share32.0425.99
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume263452.0326312.0

Valuation


HOLD. SUN COMMUNITIES INC's P/E ratio indicates a significant premium compared to an average of 56.87 for the Equity Real Estate Investment Trusts REITs industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.92. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.63 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.99 and a discount versus the industry average of 3.77. 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 312.41 Peers 56.87   SUI 25.87 Peers 18.71

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 55.49 Peers 89.27   SUI 0.86 Peers 4.18

Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.

SUI is trading at a discount 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 2.63 Peers 3.77   SUI -89.03 Peers 34.22

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 7.40 Peers 8.18   SUI 22.28 Peers 10.96

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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