FR0013269123 - Common Stock

We assign a fundamental rating of **5** out of 10 to **RUI**. **RUI** was compared to 5 industry peers in the **Gas Utilities** industry. **RUI** has an average financial health and profitability rating. **RUI** may be a bit undervalued, certainly considering the very reasonable score on growth **RUI** also has an excellent dividend rating.

In the past year **RUI** was profitable.

In the past year **RUI** had a positive cash flow from operations.

The **Return On Equity** of **RUI** (**10.21%**) is comparable to the rest of the industry.

The **Average Return On Invested Capital** over the past 3 years for **RUI** is in line with the industry average of **6.29%**.

The last **Return On Invested Capital** (**9.52%**) for **RUI** is above the 3 year average (**7.46%**), which is a sign of increasing profitability.

Industry Rank | Sector Rank | ||
---|---|---|---|

ROA | 4.25% | ||

ROE | 10.21% | ||

ROIC | 9.52% |

ROA(3y)5.1%

ROA(5y)5.22%

ROE(3y)10.67%

ROE(5y)11.23%

ROIC(3y)7.46%

ROIC(5y)7.5%

With a **Gross Margin** value of **21.76%**, **RUI** is not doing good in the industry: **80.00%** of the companies in the same industry are doing better.

In the last couple of years the **Gross Margin** of **RUI** has declined.

Industry Rank | Sector Rank | ||
---|---|---|---|

OM | 8.2% | ||

PM (TTM) | 3.68% | ||

GM | 21.76% |

OM growth 3Y-3.23%

OM growth 5Y-5.28%

PM growth 3Y-14.41%

PM growth 5Y-11.41%

GM growth 3Y-5.67%

GM growth 5Y-8.27%

The number of shares outstanding for **RUI** has been increased compared to 5 years ago.

Compared to 1 year ago, **RUI** has a worse debt to assets ratio.

The **Altman-Z score** of **RUI** (**2.21**) is better than **100.00%** of its industry peers.

The Debt to FCF ratio of **RUI** is **8.39**, which is on the high side as it means it would take **RUI**, **8.39** years of fcf income to pay off all of its debts.

A Debt/Equity ratio of **0.71** indicates that **RUI** is somewhat dependend on debt financing.

Looking at the **Debt to Equity ratio**, with a value of **0.71**, **RUI** is in line with its industry, outperforming **60.00%** of the companies in the same industry.

Industry Rank | Sector Rank | ||
---|---|---|---|

Debt/Equity | 0.71 | ||

Debt/FCF | 8.39 | ||

Altman-Z | 2.21 |

ROIC/WACC1.84

WACC5.19%

A Current Ratio of **1.31** indicates that **RUI** should not have too much problems paying its short term obligations.

With an excellent **Current ratio** value of **1.31**, **RUI** belongs to the best of the industry, outperforming **100.00%** of the companies in the same industry.

A Quick Ratio of **0.93** indicates that **RUI** may have some problems paying its short term obligations.

Industry Rank | Sector Rank | ||
---|---|---|---|

Current Ratio | 1.31 | ||

Quick Ratio | 0.93 |

The earnings per share for **RUI** have decreased strongly by **-20.46%** in the last year.

Measured over the past years, **RUI** shows a decrease in **Earnings Per Share**. The EPS has been decreasing by **-2.11%** on average per year.

Looking at the last year, **RUI** shows a very strong growth in **Revenue**. The Revenue has grown by **23.00%**.

Measured over the past years, **RUI** shows a quite strong growth in **Revenue**. The Revenue has been growing by **12.65%** on average per year.

EPS 1Y (TTM)-20.46%

EPS 3Y-6.07%

EPS 5Y-2.11%

EPS growth Q2Q0.24%

Revenue 1Y (TTM)23%

Revenue growth 3Y10.92%

Revenue growth 5Y12.65%

Revenue growth Q2Q1.04%

Based on estimates for the next years, **RUI** will show a small growth in **Earnings Per Share**. The EPS will grow by **5.89%** on average per year.

EPS Next Y4.25%

EPS Next 2Y5.66%

EPS Next 3Y5.89%

EPS Next 5YN/A

Revenue Next Year-2.69%

Revenue Next 2Y-0.4%

Revenue Next 3Y-0.33%

Revenue Next 5YN/A

When comparing the EPS growth rate of the last years to the growth rate of the upcoming years, we see that the growth is accelerating.

The Revenue growth rate is decreasing: in the next years the growth will be less than in the last years.

A **Price/Earnings** ratio of **8.66** indicates a reasonable valuation of **RUI**.

Based on the **Price/Earnings** ratio, **RUI** is valued cheaply inside the industry as 100.00% of the companies are valued more expensively.

The average S&P500 **Price/Earnings** ratio is at **24.54**. **RUI** is valued rather cheaply when compared to this.

The **Price/Forward Earnings** ratio is **6.45**, which indicates a rather cheap valuation of **RUI**.

Based on the **Price/Forward Earnings** ratio, **RUI** is valued cheaply inside the industry as 100.00% of the companies are valued more expensively.

Compared to an average S&P500 **Price/Forward Earnings** ratio of **19.65**, **RUI** is valued rather cheaply.

Industry Rank | Sector Rank | ||
---|---|---|---|

PE | 8.66 | ||

Fwd PE | 6.45 |

100.00% of the companies in the same industry are more expensive than **RUI**, based on the **Enterprise Value to EBITDA** ratio.

Based on the **Price/Free Cash Flow** ratio, **RUI** is valued cheaply inside the industry as 100.00% of the companies are valued more expensively.

Industry Rank | Sector Rank | ||
---|---|---|---|

P/FCF | 8.42 | ||

EV/EBITDA | 5.11 |

The high **PEG Ratio(NY)**, which compensates the Price/Earnings for growth, indicates an expensive valuation of the company.

PEG (NY)2.04

PEG (5Y)N/A

EPS Next 2Y5.66%

EPS Next 3Y5.89%

Compared to an average industry **Dividend Yield** of **6.28**, **RUI** pays a better dividend. On top of this **RUI** pays more dividend than 100.00% of the companies listed in the same industry.

Industry Rank | Sector Rank | ||
---|---|---|---|

Dividend Yield | 8.63% |

The dividend of **RUI** has a limited annual growth rate of **5.26%**.

Dividend Growth(5Y)5.26%

Div Incr Years0

Div Non Decr Years0

DP74.89%

EPS Next 2Y5.66%

EPS Next 3Y5.89%

**RUBIS**

EPA:RUI (11/29/2023, 7:00:00 PM)

**22.16**

**0 (0%) **

Chartmill FA Rating

GICS SectorUtilities

GICS IndustryGroupUtilities

GICS IndustryGas Utilities

Earnings (Last)N/A N/A

Earnings (Next)N/A N/A

Inst OwnersN/A

Inst Owner ChangeN/A

Ins OwnersN/A

Ins Owner ChangeN/A

Market Cap2.28B

Analysts82

Price Target33.07 (49.23%)

Dividend

Industry Rank | Sector Rank | ||
---|---|---|---|

Dividend Yield | 8.63% |

Dividend Growth(5Y)5.26%

DP74.89%

Div Incr Years0

Div Non Decr Years0

Ex-DateN/A

Surprises & Revisions

EPS beat(2)N/A

Avg EPS beat(2)N/A

Min EPS beat(2)N/A

Max EPS beat(2)N/A

EPS beat(4)N/A

Avg EPS beat(4)N/A

Min EPS beat(4)N/A

Max EPS beat(4)N/A

Revenue beat(2)N/A

Avg Revenue beat(2)N/A

Min Revenue beat(2)N/A

Max Revenue beat(2)N/A

Revenue beat(4)N/A

Avg Revenue beat(4)N/A

Min Revenue beat(4)N/A

Max Revenue beat(4)N/A

PT rev (1m)0%

PT rev (3m)-4.29%

EPS NQ rev (1m)N/A

EPS NQ rev (3m)N/A

EPS NY rev (1m)0%

EPS NY rev (3m)-1.72%

Revenue NQ rev (1m)N/A

Revenue NQ rev (3m)N/A

Revenue NY rev (1m)0%

Revenue NY rev (3m)-0.64%

Valuation

Industry Rank | Sector Rank | ||
---|---|---|---|

PE | 8.66 | ||

Fwd PE | 6.45 | ||

P/S | 0.32 | ||

P/FCF | 8.42 | ||

P/OCF | 4.04 | ||

P/B | 0.88 | ||

P/tB | 2.78 | ||

EV/EBITDA | 5.11 |

EPS(TTM)2.56

EY11.55%

EPS(NY)3.44

Fwd EY15.5%

FCF(TTM)2.63

FCFY11.88%

OCF(TTM)5.48

OCFY24.73%

SpS69.53

BVpS25.06

TBVpS7.98

PEG (NY)2.04

PEG (5Y)N/A

Profitability

Industry Rank | Sector Rank | ||
---|---|---|---|

ROA | 4.25% | ||

ROE | 10.21% | ||

ROCE | 12.54% | ||

ROIC | 9.52% | ||

ROICexc | 10.85% | ||

ROICexgc | 18.02% | ||

OM | 8.2% | ||

PM (TTM) | 3.68% | ||

GM | 21.76% | ||

FCFM | 3.79% |

ROA(3y)5.1%

ROA(5y)5.22%

ROE(3y)10.67%

ROE(5y)11.23%

ROIC(3y)7.46%

ROIC(5y)7.5%

ROICexc(3y)9.39%

ROICexc(5y)9.4%

ROICexgc(3y)15.44%

ROICexgc(5y)15.2%

ROCE(3y)9.71%

ROCE(5y)9.62%

ROICexcg growth 3Y0.46%

ROICexcg growth 5Y-2.68%

ROICexc growth 3Y-1.38%

ROICexc growth 5Y-2.67%

OM growth 3Y-3.23%

OM growth 5Y-5.28%

PM growth 3Y-14.41%

PM growth 5Y-11.41%

GM growth 3Y-5.67%

GM growth 5Y-8.27%

F-Score4

Asset Turnover1.16

Health

Industry Rank | Sector Rank | ||
---|---|---|---|

Debt/Equity | 0.71 | ||

Debt/FCF | 8.39 | ||

Debt/EBITDA | 2.63 | ||

Cap/Depr | 257.41% | ||

Cap/Sales | 4.09% | ||

Interest Coverage | 10.03 | ||

Cash Conversion | 80.45% | ||

Profit Quality | 102.91% | ||

Current Ratio | 1.31 | ||

Quick Ratio | 0.93 | ||

Altman-Z | 2.21 |

F-Score4

WACC5.19%

ROIC/WACC1.84

Cap/Depr(3y)170.61%

Cap/Depr(5y)165.51%

Cap/Sales(3y)4.8%

Cap/Sales(5y)4.82%

Profit Quality(3y)75.92%

Profit Quality(5y)68.07%

Growth

EPS 1Y (TTM)-20.46%

EPS 3Y-6.07%

EPS 5Y-2.11%

EPS growth Q2Q0.24%

EPS Next Y4.25%

EPS Next 2Y5.66%

EPS Next 3Y5.89%

EPS Next 5YN/A

Revenue 1Y (TTM)23%

Revenue growth 3Y10.92%

Revenue growth 5Y12.65%

Revenue growth Q2Q1.04%

Revenue Next Year-2.69%

Revenue Next 2Y-0.4%

Revenue Next 3Y-0.33%

Revenue Next 5YN/A

EBIT growth 1Y31.41%

EBIT growth 3Y7.33%

EBIT growth 5Y6.7%

EBIT Next Year52.01%

EBIT Next 3Y17.92%

EBIT Next 5YN/A

FCF growth 1Y189.2%

FCF growth 3Y-11.42%

FCF growth 5Y5.89%

OCF growth 1Y88.05%

OCF growth 3Y-3.17%

OCF growth 5Y5.13%