T. Rowe Price Group Inc.

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$104.65 -2.99 | -2.78%
Today's Range: 104.47 - 108.26
Avg. Daily Volume: 1637300.0
03/23/18 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis

PRICE (T. ROWE) GROUP's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2017 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 16.28% from the same quarter last year.

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Income Statement Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)1286.11091.2
EBITDA ($mil)567.7496.7
EBIT ($mil)531.0463.3
Net Income ($mil)347.1379.8

Balance Sheet Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)2005.81270.5
Total Assets ($mil)7534.76225.0
Total Debt ($mil)0.00.0
Equity ($mil)5824.45008.6

Profitability Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Gross Profit Margin44.1445.52
EBITDA Margin44.1445.51
Operating Margin41.2942.46
Sales Turnover0.640.68
Return on Assets19.8719.51
Return on Equity25.7124.25
Debt Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Current Ratio0.00.0
Interest Expense0.00.0
Interest Coverage0.00.0

Share Data Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)245.11244.78
Div / share0.570.54
Book value / share23.7620.46
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume1638917.01385128.0


BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 27.95 for the Capital Markets industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.66. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 4.86 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 3.28 and a discount versus the industry average of 5.63. 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.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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TROW 19.33 Peers 27.95   TROW 123.26 Peers 31.78

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.

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  Price to
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TROW 15.28 Peers 17.17   TROW 0.98 Peers 0.82

Average. An average price-to-projected earnings ratio can signify an industry neutral stock price and average future growth expectations.

TROW is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.


Premium. 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 premium to its peers.

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  Earnings Growth
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TROW 4.86 Peers 5.63   TROW 25.68 Peers 39.39

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.

TROW is trading at a discount to 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.

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  Sales Growth
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TROW 5.90 Peers 5.43   TROW 13.50 Peers 15.19

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 trails its peers on the basis of sales growth



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