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$45.92 | %
Today's Range: 45.68 - 46.02
Avg. Daily Volume: 1068500.0
09/22/17 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis

THOMSON-REUTERS CORP's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2017 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased. THOMSON-REUTERS CORP has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.58 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.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 6.82% 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 ($mil)2782.02769.0
EBITDA ($mil)777.0765.0
EBIT ($mil)412.0381.0
Net Income ($mil)192.0337.0

Balance Sheet Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)771.0686.0
Total Assets ($mil)26517.028609.0
Total Debt ($mil)7044.08774.0
Equity ($mil)12639.011831.0

Profitability Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Gross Profit Margin27.9327.63
EBITDA Margin27.9227.62
Operating Margin14.8113.76
Sales Turnover0.420.39
Return on Assets11.264.49
Return on Equity7.99.19
Debt Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Current Ratio0.790.82
Interest Expense88.091.0
Interest Coverage4.684.19

Share Data Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)714.7745.61
Div / share0.350.34
Book value / share17.6815.87
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume1410427.01126607.0


BUY. The current P/E ratio indicates a significant premium compared to an average of 21.01 for the Capital Markets industry and a premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.88. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.57 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.10 and a discount versus the industry average of 3.76. The price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average, but well below the industry average.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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TRI 33.40 Peers 21.01   TRI 14.62 Peers 20.56

Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.

TRI is trading at a significant premium 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.

TRI is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

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  Price to
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TRI NA Peers 18.04   TRI NA Peers 2.22

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

Ratio not available.


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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TRI 2.57 Peers 3.76   TRI -4.23 Peers 55.04

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.

TRI 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, TRI 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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TRI 2.90 Peers 4.09   TRI 0.04 Peers 19.17

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.

TRI 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.

TRI significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth



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