Life Storage Piotroski F Score

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This module uses fundamental data of Life Storage to approximate its Piotroski F score. Life Storage F Score is determined by combining nine binary scores representing 3 distinct fundamental categories of Life Storage. These three categories are profitability, efficiency, and funding. Some research analysts and sophisticated value traders use Piotroski F Score to find opportunities outside of the conventional market and financial statement analysis.They believe that some of the new information about Life Storage financial position does not get reflected in the current market share price suggesting a possibility of arbitrage. Additionally, see Life Storage Altman Z Score, Life Storage Correlation, Life Storage Valuation, as well as analyze Life Storage Alpha and Beta and Life Storage Hype Analysis.
  
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Life Storage Issuance Repayment of Debt Securities is most likely to in the upcoming years. The last year's value of Issuance Repayment of Debt Securities was reported at 588.89 Million. Life Storage Accrued Expenses Turnover is most likely to increase slightly in the upcoming years. The last year's value of Accrued Expenses Turnover was reported at 16.78. The current Cash and Equivalents Turnover is estimated to increase to 7.15, while Interest Coverage is projected to decrease to 3.22.
At this time, it appears that Life Storage's Piotroski F Score is Strong. Although some professional money managers and academia have recently criticized Piotroski F-Score model, we still consider it an effective method of predicting the state of the financial strength of any organization that is not predisposed to accounting gimmicks and manipulations. Using this score on the criteria to originate an efficient long-term portfolio can help investors filter out the purely speculative stocks or equities playing fundamental games by manipulating their earnings..
8.0
Piotroski F Score - Strong
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Current Return On AssetsPositiveFocus
2
Change in Return on AssetsIncreasedFocus
3
Cash Flow Return on AssetsPositiveFocus
4
Current Quality of Earnings (accrual)ImprovingFocus
5
Asset Turnover GrowthDecreaseFocus
6
Current Ratio ChangeIncreaseFocus
7
Long Term Debt Over Assets ChangeLower LeverageFocus
8
Change In Outstending SharesDecreaseFocus
9
Change in Gross MarginIncreaseFocus

Life Storage Piotroski F Score Drivers

The critical factor to consider when applying the Piotroski F Score to Life Storage is to make sure Life Storage is not a subject of accounting manipulations and runs a healthy internal audit department. So, if Life Storage's auditors report directly to the board (not management), the managers will be reluctant to manipulate simply due to the fear of punishment. On the other hand, the auditors will be free to investigate the ledgers properly because they know that the board has their back. Below are the main accounts that are used in the Piotroski F Score model. By analyzing the historical trends of the mains drivers, investors can determine if Life Storage's financial numbers are properly reported.
Current ValueLast YearChange From Last Year 10 Year Trend
Weighted Average Shares78.7 M82 M
Sufficiently Down
Increasing
Slightly volatile
Weighted Average Shares Diluted65.5 M78.6 M
Fairly Down
Increasing
Slightly volatile
Net Cash Flow from Operations353.6 M433.9 M
Significantly Down
Increasing
Slightly volatile
Total Assets5.3 B6.6 B
Significantly Down
Increasing
Slightly volatile
Total Liabilities2.4 B2.9 B
Significantly Down
Increasing
Slightly volatile
Current Assets215.7 M199.9 M
Significantly Up
Increasing
Slightly volatile
Current Liabilities171.6 M159.1 M
Significantly Up
Increasing
Slightly volatile
Total Debt2.3 B2.8 B
Significantly Down
Increasing
Slightly volatile
Return on Average Assets0.0480.045
Notably Up
Increasing
Slightly volatile
Gross Margin0.750.688
Significantly Up
Increasing
Slightly volatile
Asset Turnover0.140.141
Slightly Down
Decreasing
Slightly volatile

Life Storage F Score Driver Matrix

One of the toughest challenges investors face today is learning how to quickly synthesize historical financial statements and information provided by the company, SEC reporting, and various external parties in order to project the various growth rates. Understanding the correlation between Life Storage's different financial indicators related to revenue, expenses, operating profit, and net earnings helps investors identify and prioritize their investing strategies towards Life Storage in a much-optimized way.

About Life Storage Piotroski F Score

F-Score is one of many stock grading techniques developed by Joseph Piotroski, a professor of accounting at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business. It was published in 2002 under the paper titled Value Investing: The Use of Historical Financial Statement Information to Separate Winners from Losers. Piotroski F Score is based on binary analysis strategy in which stocks are given one point for passing 9 very simple fundamental tests, and zero point otherwise. According to Mr. Piotroski's analysis, his F-Score binary model can help to predict the performance of low price-to-book stocks.

Weighted Average Shares

78.67 Million

Share
Life Storage Weighted Average Shares is most likely to increase significantly in the upcoming years. The last year's value of Weighted Average Shares was reported at 82.02 Million

Life Storage Current Valuation Drivers

We derive many important indicators used in calculating different scores of Life Storage from analyzing Life Storage's financial statements. These drivers represent accounts that assess Life Storage's ability to generate profits relative to its revenue, operating costs, and shareholders' equity. Below are some of Life Storage's important valuation drivers and their relationship over time.
201720182019202020212022 (projected)
Net Income Per Employee53.77 K105.78 K133.14 K72.74 K111.25 K88.17 K
Revenue Per Employee295.62 K282.05 K295.8 K296 K351.88 K293.64 K
Average Assets3.88 B3.87 B4.1 B4.52 B5.59 B4.7 B
Earnings Before Interest Taxes and Depreciation Amortization EBITDA298.21 M379.79 M442.26 M360.51 M483.22 M411.37 M
Earnings Before Interest Taxes and Depreciation Amortization USD298.21 M379.79 M442.26 M360.51 M483.22 M411.37 M
Earnings before Tax96.36 M206.59 M258.7 M151.57 M249.32 M205.36 M
Average Equity2.05 B2.03 B2.09 B2.23 B2.95 B2.47 B
Enterprise Value5.87 B6.07 B6.95 B7.98 B14.62 B15.78 B
Free Cash Flow161.97 M287.18 M395.42 M242.57 M348.82 M376.36 M
Invested Capital5.58 B5.58 B6.16 B6.85 B9.15 B7.48 B
Invested Capital Average5.58 B5.58 B5.95 B6.6 B7.87 B6.64 B
Market Capitalization4.15 B4.33 B5.05 B5.8 B12.56 B13.56 B
Tangible Asset Value3.86 B3.88 B4.22 B4.71 B6.54 B5.31 B

About Life Storage Fundamental Analysis

The Macroaxis Fundamental Analysis modules help investors analyze Life Storage's financials across various querterly and yearly statements, indicators and fundamental ratios. We help investors to determine the real value of Life Storage using virtually all public information available. We use both quantitative as well as qualitative analysis to arrive at the intrinsic value of Life Storage based on its fundamental data. In general, a quantitative approach, as applied to this company, focuses on analyzing financial statements comparatively, whereas a qaualitative method uses data that is important to a company's growth but cannot be measured and presented in a numerical way.
Please read more on our fundamental analysis page.
Life Storage, Inc. is a self-administered and self-managed equity REIT that is in the business of acquiring and managing self-storage facilities. Life Storage consistently provides responsive service to approximately 500,000 customers, making it a leader in the industry. Life Storage operates under REITIndustrial classification in the United States and is traded on New York Stock Exchange. It employs 2241 people.

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Is Life Storage's industry expected to grow? Or is there an opportunity to expand the business' product line in the future? Factors like these will boost the valuation of Life Storage. If investors know Life Storage will grow in the future, the company's valuation will be higher. The financial industry is built on trying to define current growth potential and future valuation accurately. All the valuation information about Life Storage listed above have to be considered, but the key to understanding future value is determining which factors weigh more heavily than others.
Quarterly Earnings Growth YOY
0.4
Market Capitalization
9.9 B
Quarterly Revenue Growth YOY
0.36
Return On Assets
0.0398
Return On Equity
0.0892
The market value of Life Storage is measured differently than its book value, which is the value of Life Storage that is recorded on the company's balance sheet. Investors also form their own opinion of Life Storage's value that differs from its market value or its book value, called intrinsic value, which is Life Storage's true underlying value. Investors use various methods to calculate intrinsic value and buy a stock when its market value falls below its intrinsic value. Because Life Storage's market value can be influenced by many factors that don't directly affect Life Storage's underlying business (such as a pandemic or basic market pessimism), market value can vary widely from intrinsic value.
Please note, there is a significant difference between Life Storage's value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine Life Storage value by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, Life Storage's price is the amount at which it trades on the open market and represents the number that a seller and buyer find agreeable to each party.