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TRI : NYSE : Financial
$43.09 -0.22 | -0.51%
Today's Range: 43.02 - 43.52
Avg. Daily Volume: 1423900.0
05/23/17 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis


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 ($mil)2815.02793.0
EBITDA ($mil)803.0671.0
EBIT ($mil)432.0293.0
Net Income ($mil)297.0262.0


Balance Sheet Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)812.0869.0
Total Assets ($mil)26606.029048.0
Total Debt ($mil)7116.08922.0
Equity ($mil)12743.012346.0


Profitability Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Gross Profit Margin28.5324.02
EBITDA Margin28.5224.02
Operating Margin15.3510.49
Sales Turnover0.420.39
Return on Assets11.774.17
Return on Equity8.658.13
Debt Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Current Ratio0.820.78
Debt/Capital0.360.42
Interest Expense88.082.0
Interest Coverage4.913.57


Share Data Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)721.85752.43
Div / share0.350.34
EPS0.410.26
Book value / share17.6516.41
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume1420505.0685168.0

Valuation


HOLD. THOMSON-REUTERS CORP's P/E ratio indicates a premium compared to an average of 20.16 for the Capital Markets industry and a premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.02. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.44 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.00 and a discount versus the industry average of 3.55. 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 28.94 Peers 20.16   TRI 14.45 Peers 17.68

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.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
TRI NA Peers 16.89   TRI NA Peers 1.05

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 2.44 Peers 3.55   TRI 15.50 Peers 57.45

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 2.78 Peers 3.82   TRI -0.37 Peers 10.47

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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