Sun Communities Inc

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SUI : NYSE : Financial
$79.15 | %
Today's Range: 78.35 - 79.81
Avg. Daily Volume: 566,400
07/29/16 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis


SUN COMMUNITIES INC's gross profit margin for the first 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.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has greatly increased by 40.73% from the same quarter last year.

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Income Statement Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)174.64155.2
EBITDA ($mil)0.00.0
EBIT ($mil)39.0929.8
Net Income ($mil)10.2310.96


Balance Sheet Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)410.41124.88
Total Assets ($mil)4562.893844.64
Total Debt ($mil)2362.452248.61
Equity ($mil)1872.171330.26


Profitability Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Gross Profit Margin33.1433.87
EBITDA Margin0.00.0
Operating Margin22.3819.2
Sales Turnover0.150.14
Return on Assets3.390.78
Return on Equity7.381.6
Debt Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Current Ratio0.00.0
Debt/Capital0.560.63
Interest Expense27.0826.24
Interest Coverage1.441.14


Share Data Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)64.5853.5
Div / share0.650.65
EPS0.140.13
Book value / share28.9924.87
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume577121.0481583.0

Valuation


BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 50.71 for the Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) industry and a premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.05. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.62 indicates valuation on par with the S&P 500 average of 2.81 and a discount versus the industry average of 4.07. 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 30.71 Peers 50.71   SUI 24.12 Peers 24.22

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.

 

Average. 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 valuation on par 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 103.90 Peers 55.43   SUI NM Peers 4.98

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 2.62 Peers 4.07   SUI 384.31 Peers 63.97

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.

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 6.98 Peers 8.76   SUI 33.10 Peers 47.28

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.

 

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

SUI significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth

 

 

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