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The zones of discrimination for M-Score is as such:
An M-Score of less than -2.22 suggests that the company is not an accounting manipulator.
An M-Score of greater than -2.22 signals that the company is likely an accounting manipulator.
Sunoco Logistics Partners LP has a M-score of -2.27 suggests that the company is not a manipulator.
During the past 13 years, the highest Beneish M-Score of Sunoco Logistics Partners LP was -1.14. The lowest was -2.84. And the median was -2.28.
The M-score was created by Professor Messod Beneish. Instead of measuring the bankruptcy risk (Z-Score) or business trend (F-Score), M-score can be used to detect the risk of earnings manipulation. This is the original research paper on M-score.
The M-Score Variables:
The M-score of Sunoco Logistics Partners LP for today is based on a combination of the following eight different indices:
|M||=||-4.84||+||0.92 * DSRI||+||0.528 * GMI||+||0.404 * AQI||+||0.892 * SGI||+||0.115 * DEPI|
|=||-4.84||+||0.92 * 1.0681||+||0.528 * 1.2701||+||0.404 * 0.8747||+||0.892 * 1.2725||+||0.115 * 0.7046|
|-||0.172 * SGAI||+||4.679 * TATA||-||0.327 * LVGI|
|-||0.172 * 1.0492||+||4.679 * -0.0172||-||0.327 * 1.1835|
|This Year (Jun14) TTM:||Last Year (Jun13) TTM:|
|Accounts Receivable was $2,808 Mil.|
Revenue was 4821 + 4477 + 4288 + 4528 = $18,114 Mil.
Gross Profit was 304 + 267 + 248 + 241 = $1,060 Mil.
Total Current Assets was $3,517 Mil.
Total Assets was $13,454 Mil.
Property, Plant and Equipment(Net PPE) was $7,536 Mil.
Depreciation, Depletion and Amortization(DDA) was $280 Mil.
Selling, General & Admin. Expense(SGA) was $243 Mil.
Total Current Liabilities was $3,261 Mil.
Long-Term Debt was $3,368 Mil.
Net Income was 156 + 107 + 102 + 78 = $443 Mil.
Non Operating Income was 7 + 4 + 5 + 7 = $23 Mil.
Cash Flow from Operations was 346 + -125 + 288 + 143 = $652 Mil.
|Accounts Receivable was $2,066 Mil.
Revenue was 4311 + 3512 + 3194 + 3218 = $14,235 Mil.
Gross Profit was 288 + 288 + 261 + 221 = $1,058 Mil.
Total Current Assets was $3,127 Mil.
Total Assets was $11,400 Mil.
Property, Plant and Equipment(Net PPE) was $5,947 Mil.
Depreciation, Depletion and Amortization(DDA) was $154 Mil.
Selling, General & Admin. Expense(SGA) was $182 Mil.
Total Current Liabilities was $2,432 Mil.
Long-Term Debt was $2,314 Mil.
1. DSRI = Days Sales in Receivables Index
A large increase in DSR could be indicative of revenue inflation.
|DSRI||=||(Receivables_t / Revenue_t)||/||(Receivables_t-1 / Revenue_t-1)|
|=||(2808 / 18114)||/||(2066 / 14235)|
2. GMI = Gross Margin Index
Measured as the ratio of gross margin in year t-1 to gross margin in year t.
Gross margin has deteriorated when this index is above 1. A firm with poorer prospects is more likely to manipulate earnings.
|=||(GrossProfit_t-1 / Revenue_t-1)||/||(GrossProfit_t / Revenue_t)|
|=||(267 / 14235)||/||(304 / 18114)|
3. AQI = Asset Quality Index
AQI is the ratio of asset quality in year t to year t-1.
|AQI||=||(1 - (CurrentAssets_t + PPE_t) / TotalAssets_t)||/||(1 - (CurrentAssets_t-1 + PPE_t-1) / TotalAssets_t-1)|
|=||(1 - (3517 + 7536) / 13454)||/||(1 - (3127 + 5947) / 11400)|
4. SGI = Sales Growth Index
Ratio of sales in year t to sales in year t-1.
Sales growth is not itself a measure of manipulation. However, growth companies are likely to find themselves under pressure to manipulate in order to keep up appearances.
5. DEPI = Depreciation Index
Measured as the ratio of the rate of depreciation in year t-1 to the corresponding rate in year t.
DEPI greater than 1 indicates that assets are being depreciated at a slower rate. This suggests that the firm might be revising useful asset life assumptions upwards, or adopting a new method that is income friendly.
|DEPI||=||(Depreciation_t-1 / (Depreciaton_t-1 + PPE_t-1))||/||(Depreciation_t / (Depreciaton_t + PPE_t))|
|=||(154 / (154 + 5947))||/||(280 / (280 + 7536))|
6. SGAI = Sales, General and Administrative expenses Index
The ratio of SGA expenses in year t relative to year t-1.
SGA expenses index > 1 means that the company is becoming less efficient in generate sales.
|SGAI||=||(SGA_t / Sales_t)||/||(SGA_t-1 /Sales_t-1)|
|=||(243 / 18114)||/||(182 / 14235)|
7. LVGI = Leverage Index
The ratio of total debt to total assets in year t relative to yeat t-1.
An LVGI > 1 indicates an increase$sgai= in leverage
|LVGI||=||((LTD_t + CurrentLiabilities_t) / TotalAssets_t)||/||((LTD_t-1 + CurrentLiabilities_t-1) / TotalAssets_t-1)|
|=||((3368 + 3261) / 13454)||/||((2314 + 2432) / 11400)|
8. TATA = Total Accruals to Total Assets
Total accruals calculated as the change in working capital accounts other than cash less depreciation.
|=||(NetIncome_t - NonOperatingIncome_t||-||CashFlowsfromOperations_t)||/||TotalAssets_t|
|=||(443 - 23||-||652)||/||13454|
An M-Score of less than -2.22 suggests that the company will not be a manipulator. An M-Score of greater than -2.22 signals that the company is likely to be a manipulator.
Sunoco Logistics Partners LP has a M-score of -2.27 suggests that the company will not be a manipulator.
Altman Z-Score, Piotroski F-Score, Accounts Receivable, Revenue, Gross Profit, Total Current Assets, Total Assets, Property, Plant and Equipment, Depreciation, Depletion and Amortization, Selling, General & Admin. Expense, Total Current Liabilities, Long-Term Debt, Net Income, Non Operating Income, Cash Flow from Operations
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