T. Rowe Price Group IncFind Ratings Reports
PRICE (T. ROWE) GROUP's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2017 is essentially unchanged 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.
At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained virtually unchanged only increasing by 4.96% from the same quarter last year.
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|Income Statement||Q1 FY17||Q1 FY16|
|Net Sales ($mil)||1113.6||994.1|
|Net Income ($mil)||385.9||304.1|
|Balance Sheet||Q1 FY17||Q1 FY16|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||1631.0||1400.4|
|Total Assets ($mil)||6275.6||6203.9|
|Total Debt ($mil)||0.0||0.0|
|Profitability||Q1 FY17||Q1 FY16|
|Gross Profit Margin||45.55||44.57|
|Return on Assets||20.66||19.62|
|Return on Equity||25.93||25.55|
|Debt||Q1 FY17||Q1 FY16|
|Share Data||Q1 FY17||Q1 FY16|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||241.26||248.13|
|Div / share||0.57||0.54|
|Book value / share||20.73||19.2|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||1749573.0||2092012.0|
BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 22.10 for the Capital Markets industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.41. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 3.82 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 3.04 and a discount versus the industry average of 4.11. The current price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average and above the industry average, indicating a premium. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, PRICE (T. ROWE) GROUP proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|TROW 15.50||Peers 22.10||TROW 64.83||Peers 18.88|
Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.
TROW is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
Premium. 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.
TROW is trading at a significant premium to its peers.
|TROW 15.20||Peers 18.22||TROW 1.29||Peers 2.29|
Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.
TROW is trading at a discount to its peers.
Discount. 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.
TROW trades at a significant discount to its peers.
|TROW 3.82||Peers 4.11||TROW 9.89||Peers 60.25|
Average. 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.
TROW is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.
Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
However, TROW is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|TROW 4.40||Peers 4.13||TROW 4.19||Peers 10.38|
Average. 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.
TROW is trading at a valuation on par with its industry on this measurement.
Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.
TROW significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth