Brookfield Property Partners L.P. (NASDAQ:BPY)’s interesting series of developments are underway around the US stock market these days. Now trading with a market value of 8.25B, the company has a mix of catalysts and obstacles that spring from the nature of its operations. Everyone seems to have their own opinion of this stock. But what do the numbers really say? We think it’s a great time to take a fresh look.Brookfield Property Partners L.P. (NASDAQ:BPY) Fundamentals That Matter
It’s generally a good idea to start with the most fundamental piece of the picture: the balance sheet. The balance sheet health of any company plays a key role in its ability to meet its obligations and maintain the faith of its investment base. For BPY, the company currently has 1.75 billion of cash on the books, which is offset by 43.92 billion in current liabilities. The trend over time is important to note. In this case, the company’s debt has been falling. The company also has 0 in total assets, balanced by 0 in total liabilities, which should give you a sense of the viability of the company under any number of imagined business contexts.
Brookfield Property Partners L.P. saw 486000 in free cash flow last quarter, representing a quarterly net change in cash of 1.54 million. Perhaps most importantly where cash movements are concerned, the company saw about 1.46 million in net operating cash flow.
As far as key trends that demonstrate something of the future investment potential of this stock, we need to take a closer look at the top line, first and foremost. Last quarter, the company saw 2.03 billion in total revenues. That represents a quarterly year/year change in revenues of 0.19% in sequential terms, the BPY saw sales decline by -0.02%.
But what about the bottom line? After all, that’s what really matters in the end. Brookfield Property Partners L.P. is intriguing when broken down to its core data. The cost of selling goods last quarter was 1.09 billion, yielding a gross basic income of 937 million. For shareholders, given the total diluted outstanding shares of 438.82M, this means overall earnings per share of 50.