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Staples stock research in summary

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Staples shares have a SELL rating. While they are safely financed, they are bad value, and show below average growth. We recommend selling Staples shares.


Latest Obermatt Ranks


Country USA
Industry Specialty Stores
Index
Size class X-Large

July 21, 2017. Top 10 stocks updated on Top 10 schedule or at least quarterly. ()







 

Research History: Staples

STOCK RESEARCH SUMMARY 2015 2016 2017 2018
STOCK VALUE RANKS
63
85
31
31
STOCK GROWTH RANKS
40
4
19
19
STOCK SAFETY RANKS
98
27
70
70
COMBINED STOCK RANKS
95
30
27
27

Last update of Combined Rank: 21-Jul-2017. Stock research history is based on the Obermatt Method. The higher the rank, the better is Staples in the corresponding investment strategy.


Value Metrics in Detail

VALUE METRICS 2015 2016 2017 2018
PRICE VS. REVENUES (P/S)
70
83
67
67
PRICE VS. PROFITS (P/E)
24
5
1
1
PRICE VS. CAPITAL (Market-to-Book)
70
88
35
35
DIVIDEND YIELD
56
90
1
1
CONSOLIDATED RANK: VALUE
63
85
31
31

Last update of Value Rank: 21-Jul-2017. Stock analysis on value ratios: The higher the rank, the lower the value ratio of Staples; except for dividend yield where the rank is higher, the higher the yield.


Growth Metrics in Detail

GROWTH METRICS 2015 2016 2017 2018
REVENUE GROWTH
19
18
6
6
PROFIT GROWTH
35
38
31
31
STOCK RETURNS
72
6
69
69
CONSOLIDATED RANK: GROWTH
40
4
19
19

Financial reporting date of Growth Rank: 29-Apr-2017. Stock analysis on growth metrics: The higher the rank, the higher the growth and returns of Staples.


Safety Metrics in Detail

SAFETY METRICS 2015 2016 2017 2018
LEVERAGE
70
67
85
85
REFINANCING
50
50
LIQUIDITY
90
1
11
11
CONSOLIDATED RANK: SAFETY
98
27
70
70

Financial reporting date of Safety Rank: 14-Jul-2017. Stock analysis on safety metrics: The higher the rank, the lower the leverage of Staples and the more cash is available to service its debt.


Stock analysis by the purely financial fact-based Obermatt Method for the investment strategies Value, Growth and Safety for Staples from July 21, 2017.