SUN : NYSE : Basic Materials
$30.44 | %
Today's Range: 29.91 - 30.68
Avg. Daily Volume: 327100.0
08/18/17 - 4:01 PM ET

Financial Analysis

SUNOCO LP's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2017 has significantly decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income fell significantly, underperforming compared to the average company in its industry. SUNOCO LP has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.56 which shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year, indicating improving cash flow.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has significantly decreased by 26.53% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is in a position in which financial difficulties could develop in the future.

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Income Statement Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)2400.04052.17
EBITDA ($mil)67.0204.7
EBIT ($mil)34.0125.97
Net Income ($mil)-222.072.14

Balance Sheet Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)97.083.18
Total Assets ($mil)8311.08761.55
Total Debt ($mil)4367.04194.96
Equity ($mil)2101.02859.98

Profitability Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Gross Profit Margin6.8814.33
EBITDA Margin2.795.05
Operating Margin1.423.11
Sales Turnover1.831.85
Return on Assets-9.152.08
Return on Equity-24.046.39
Debt Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Current Ratio4.631.18
Interest Expense0.053.6
Interest Coverage0.02.35

Share Data Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)99.4795.34
Div / share0.830.82
Book value / share21.1230.0
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume329183.01012869.0


HOLD. This stock’s P/E ratio is negative, making its value useless in the assessment of premium or discount valuation, only displaying that the company has negative earnings per share. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.44 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.02 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 524.92. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount. After reviewing these and other key valuation criteria, SUNOCO LP proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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SUN NM Peers 61.94   SUN NA Peers 10.76

Neutral. The absence of a valid P/E ratio happens when a stock can not be valued on the basis of a negative stream of earnings.

SUN's P/E is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.


Neutral. The P/CF ratio is the stock’s price divided by the sum of the company's cash flow from operations. It is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.

Ratio not available.

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  Price to
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SUN 12.86 Peers 36.45   SUN NA Peers 0.57

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

SUN is trading at a 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.

Ratio not available.

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  Earnings Growth
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SUN 1.44 Peers 524.92   SUN -601.60 Peers 163.55

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.

SUN 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, SUN is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.

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  Sales Growth
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SUN 0.20 Peers 1.98   SUN -6.24 Peers 20.11

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.

SUN is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.


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

SUN significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth



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