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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
Interest Expense82.092.0
Interest Coverage3.573.92

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


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.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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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.

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  Price to
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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.

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  Earnings Growth
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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.

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  Sales Growth
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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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