Thomson Reuters CorpFind Ratings Reports
THOMSON-REUTERS CORP's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2017 has increased when compared to the same period a year ago. The company has grown sales and net income during the past quarter when compared with the same quarter a year ago, however, it was unable to keep up with the growth of the average competitor within its industry. THOMSON-REUTERS CORP has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.60 which shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year.
At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained virtually unchanged only increasing by 3.21% 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 FY17||Q1 FY16|
|Net Sales ($mil)||2815.0||2793.0|
|Net Income ($mil)||297.0||262.0|
|Balance Sheet||Q1 FY17||Q1 FY16|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||812.0||869.0|
|Total Assets ($mil)||26606.0||29048.0|
|Total Debt ($mil)||7116.0||8922.0|
|Profitability||Q1 FY17||Q1 FY16|
|Gross Profit Margin||28.53||24.02|
|Return on Assets||11.77||4.17|
|Return on Equity||8.65||8.13|
|Debt||Q1 FY17||Q1 FY16|
|Share Data||Q1 FY17||Q1 FY16|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||721.85||752.43|
|Div / share||0.35||0.34|
|Book value / share||17.65||16.41|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||1487810.0||1261960.0|
BUY. THOMSON-REUTERS CORP's P/E ratio indicates a premium compared to an average of 22.10 for the Capital Markets industry and a premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.41. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.59 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.04 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 4.11. The price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average, but well below the industry average.
|TRI 30.74||Peers 22.10||TRI 15.35||Peers 18.88|
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 discount to its peers.
|TRI NA||Peers 18.22||TRI NA||Peers 2.29|
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.
|TRI 2.59||Peers 4.11||TRI 15.50||Peers 60.25|
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.
|TRI 2.96||Peers 4.13||TRI -0.37||Peers 10.38|
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