Sun Communities Inc.

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SUI : NYSE : Finance
$89.03 up 1.39 | 1.59%
Today's Range: 87.29 - 89.2
Avg. Daily Volume: 351800.0
02/23/18 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis


SUN COMMUNITIES INC's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2017 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. The company has grown its sales and net income during the past quarter when compared with the same quarter a year ago, and although its growth in net income has outpaced the industry average, its revenue growth has not.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 14.42% from the same quarter last year.

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Income Statement Q3 FY17 Q3 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)268.25250.2
EBITDA ($mil)0.00.0
EBIT ($mil)66.1358.1
Net Income ($mil)26.0721.09


Balance Sheet Q3 FY17 Q3 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)137.4569.83
Total Assets ($mil)6157.845904.71
Total Debt ($mil)3003.433102.99
Equity ($mil)2728.472384.51


Profitability Q3 FY17 Q3 FY16
Gross Profit Margin33.532.58
EBITDA Margin0.00.0
Operating Margin24.6523.22
Sales Turnover0.160.13
Return on Assets1.041.99
Return on Equity2.054.54
Debt Q3 FY17 Q3 FY16
Current Ratio0.00.0
Debt/Capital0.520.57
Interest Expense32.8834.59
Interest Coverage2.011.68


Share Data Q3 FY17 Q3 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)79.3473.03
Div / share0.670.65
EPS0.310.27
Book value / share34.3932.65
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume361734.0362509.0

Valuation


HOLD. SUN COMMUNITIES INC's P/E ratio indicates a significant premium compared to an average of 49.89 for the Equity Real Estate Investment Trusts REITs industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.51. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.52 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.26 and a discount versus the industry average of 3.36. The current price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average, but below the industry average.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
SUI 116.92 Peers 49.89   SUI 24.93 Peers 18.05

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 66.55 Peers 54.05   SUI 0.44 Peers 104.45

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 2.52 Peers 3.36   SUI -60.00 Peers 34.62

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 7.16 Peers 7.52   SUI 22.36 Peers 10.54

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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