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TRI : NYSE : Services
$43.57 up 0.17 | 0.39%
Today's Range: 43.29 - 43.63
Avg. Daily Volume: 869,300
07/26/16 - 2:46 PM ET

Financial Analysis


THOMSON-REUTERS CORP's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have dropped, underperforming the average competitor within its industry. THOMSON-REUTERS CORP has very weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.38 which clearly 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 decreased by 7.89% from the same quarter last year. The key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is in a position in which financial difficulties could develop in the near future.

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Income Statement Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)2793.02821.0
EBITDA ($mil)671.0774.0
EBIT ($mil)293.0361.0
Net Income ($mil)262.0305.0


Balance Sheet Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)869.0769.0
Total Assets ($mil)29048.029789.0
Total Debt ($mil)8922.08335.0
Equity ($mil)12346.013404.0


Profitability Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Gross Profit Margin24.0227.44
EBITDA Margin24.0227.43
Operating Margin10.4912.8
Sales Turnover0.410.41
Return on Assets4.176.48
Return on Equity9.2914.09
Debt Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Current Ratio0.780.77
Debt/Capital0.420.38
Interest Expense82.092.0
Interest Coverage3.573.92


Share Data Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)752.43784.84
Div / share0.340.34
EPS0.260.33
Book value / share16.4117.08
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume867262.0944807.0

Valuation


HOLD. THOMSON-REUTERS CORP's P/E ratio indicates a premium compared to an average of 23.01 for the Media industry and a premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.05. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.64 indicates valuation on par with the S&P 500 average of 2.81 and a discount versus the industry average of 3.71. The price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average, but well below the industry average.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
TRI 29.25 Peers 23.01   TRI 10.77 Peers 19.72

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.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
TRI NA Peers 80.89   TRI NA Peers 1.36

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.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
TRI 2.64 Peers 3.71   TRI -37.03 Peers -8.91

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.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
TRI 2.72 Peers 3.76   TRI -2.77 Peers 42.30

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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