Sunoco Logistics Partners LP

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SXL : NYSE : Basic Materials
$28.63 -0.03 | -0.10%
Today's Range: 28.52 - 28.97
Avg. Daily Volume: 1,053,800
07/28/16 - 11:34 AM ET

Financial Analysis


SUNOCO LOGISTICS PARTNERS LP's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has significantly increased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales decreased, the net income has increased, representing an increase to the bottom line. SUNOCO LOGISTICS PARTNERS LP has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.76 which shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 12.53% 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 Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)1777.02572.0
EBITDA ($mil)289.0148.0
EBIT ($mil)183.066.0
Net Income ($mil)145.036.0


Balance Sheet Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)43.054.0
Total Assets ($mil)16054.013824.0
Total Debt ($mil)5968.04457.0
Equity ($mil)8046.07150.0


Profitability Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Gross Profit Margin17.736.73
EBITDA Margin16.265.75
Operating Margin10.32.57
Sales Turnover0.61.17
Return on Assets3.121.59
Return on Equity6.233.07
Debt Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Current Ratio1.21.18
Debt/Capital0.430.38
Interest Expense65.050.0
Interest Coverage2.821.32


Share Data Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)280.9243.3
Div / share0.480.4
EPS0.18-0.1
Book value / share28.6429.39
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume1093973.01724602.0

Valuation


BUY. The current P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 70.76 for the Oil, Gas & Consumable Fuels industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.05. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 0.98 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.81 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 11.73. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, SUNOCO LOGISTICS PARTNERS LP 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
SXL 38.44 Peers 70.76   SXL 9.47 Peers 306.30

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

SXL is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 

Discount. 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.

SXL is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
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premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
SXL 21.29 Peers 39.26   SXL 0.32 Peers 2.07

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

SXL 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.

SXL 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
SXL 0.98 Peers 11.73   SXL 461.53 Peers -202.73

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.

SXL 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.

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

 
Price/Sales
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premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
SXL 0.81 Peers 2.43   SXL -40.12 Peers -25.78

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.

SXL 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.

SXL significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth

 

 

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