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Greenbrier Companies Inc
GBX : : Services
$29.99 | %
Today's Range: 29.84 - 30.87
Avg. Daily Volume: 691,100
04/29/16 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis


GREENBRIER COMPANIES INC's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased, representing a decrease to the bottom line.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has greatly increased by 47.91% from the same quarter last year.

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Income Statement Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)669.08630.15
EBITDA ($mil)96.52102.76
EBIT ($mil)81.6592.41
Net Income ($mil)44.8750.35


Balance Sheet Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)292.42154.23
Total Assets ($mil)1870.311690.41
Total Debt ($mil)397.54531.89
Equity ($mil)800.94541.49


Profitability Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Gross Profit Margin20.1421.53
EBITDA Margin14.4216.3
Operating Margin12.214.66
Sales Turnover1.581.38
Return on Assets11.979.7
Return on Equity27.9630.3
Debt Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Current Ratio0.00.0
Debt/Capital0.330.5
Interest Expense0.00.0
Interest Coverage0.00.0


Share Data Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)28.0926.42
Div / share0.20.15
EPS1.411.57
Book value / share28.5120.5
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume710769.0916494.0

Valuation


HOLD. GREENBRIER COMPANIES INC's P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 21.00 for the Machinery industry and a significant discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.17. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.03 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.76 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 3.76. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, GREENBRIER COMPANIES INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
GBX 4.26 Peers 21.00   GBX 2.40 Peers 12.74

Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.

GBX is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 

Discount. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.

GBX is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
GBX 8.40 Peers 19.49   GBX NM Peers 4.12

Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.

GBX is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 

Neutral. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.

GBX's negative PEG ratio makes this valuation measure meaningless.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
GBX 1.03 Peers 3.76   GBX 37.10 Peers -20.08

Discount. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.

GBX is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 

Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

GBX is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
GBX 0.28 Peers 1.59   GBX 26.31 Peers -6.10

Discount. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.

GBX is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.

 

Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.

GBX has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

 

 

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