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Staples, Inc. : Anticipating a technical rebound

04/11/2012 | 11:04am
Opinion : Bullish above USD 15.4
Target price : USD 16.8
Stop loss: USD 14.7
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Retail - Specialty

Staples, the largest U.S office suppliers had published fourth quarter profit to $283.6 million from $274.7 million a year ago. Thomson Reteurs’consensus expected $279 million.

However Staples’  management expects for 2012, a slow growth in the U.S economy and a soft demand environment in Europe. Currently, the company is trading at a low level compared to historic benchmark as shown by the ratio “enterprise value/revenue” at 0.44x. Besides, the EPS estimates are equal for the last 6 months.

In early march, after several attempts the stock has successfully breaks through the USD 15.5 technical line. After that, this movement has entailed an impetus to the USD 16.85 resistance. Then, a profit taking phase is occured and the share has fallen to USD 15.4.

For a trading strategy, market participants can anticipate a technical rebound bolstered by 50-days moving average up which could push the share to the USD 16.85. It would be advisable to buy the stock at the current price but if the security falls below USD 15, this strategy will be cancelled.

Staples, Inc. : Staples, Inc. : Anticipating a technical rebound
Alexandre Nutte
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Financial Ratios

Size 2015e 2016e
Capitalization 7 815 M$ -
Company Value 8 294 M$ 8 249 M$
Valuation 2015e 2016e
PER (Price / EPS) 10,9x 10,8x
Capitalization / Revenue 0,35x 0,35x
EV / Revenue 0,37x 0,37x
EV / EBITDA 5,24x 5,40x
Yield (DPS / Price) 3,67% 3,85%
Profitability 2015e 2016e
Operating Margin (EBIT / Sales) 4,89% 4,77%
operating Leverage (Delta EBIT / Delta Sales) -4,21x -2,25x
Net Margin (Net Profit / Revenue) 3,20% 3,21%
ROA (Net Profit / Asset) 6,10% 6,06%
ROE (Net Profit / Equities) 11,3% 10,8%
Rate of Dividend 39,8% 41,5%
Balance Sheet Analysis 2015e 2016e
CAPEX / Sales   1,69% 1,70%
Cash Flow / Sales (Taux d'autofinancement) 5,12% 5,43%
Capital Intensity (Assets / Sales) 0,53x 0,53x
Financial Leverage (Net Debt / EBITDA) 0,30x 0,28x
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