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Republic Services Inc
RSG : NYSE : Industrial Goods
$47.07 | %
Today's Range: 46.75 - 47.52
Avg. Daily Volume: 1,705,700
04/29/16 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis


REPUBLIC SERVICES INC's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2016 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained unchanged from the same quarter last year.

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Income Statement Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)2248.62169.4
EBITDA ($mil)626.0625.9
EBIT ($mil)363.0372.8
Net Income ($mil)156.7172.4


Balance Sheet Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)33.4134.3
Total Assets ($mil)20539.220593.7
Total Debt ($mil)7560.47564.6
Equity ($mil)7763.27762.1


Profitability Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Gross Profit Margin38.5739.88
EBITDA Margin27.8328.85
Operating Margin16.1417.18
Sales Turnover0.450.43
Return on Assets3.572.85
Return on Equity9.457.56
Debt Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Current Ratio0.650.77
Debt/Capital0.490.49
Interest Expense0.089.5
Interest Coverage0.04.17


Share Data Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)344.5351.8
Div / share0.30.28
EPS0.450.49
Book value / share22.5322.06
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume1722888.01843701.0

Valuation


BUY. REPUBLIC SERVICES INC's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 28.32 for the Commercial Services & Supplies industry and a value on par with the S&P 500 average of 23.99. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.10 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.74 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 4.57. The current price-to-sales ratio is similar to the S&P 500 average, but it is below the industry average, indicating a discount. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, REPUBLIC SERVICES 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
RSG 22.61 Peers 28.32   RSG 10.05 Peers 13.75

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

RSG is trading at a 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.

RSG 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
RSG 20.17 Peers 23.38   RSG 24.31 Peers 3.76

Average. An average price-to-projected earnings ratio can signify an industry neutral stock price and average future growth expectations.

RSG is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.

 

Premium. 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.

RSG trades at a significant premium to its peers.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
RSG 2.10 Peers 4.57   RSG 26.66 Peers 14.00

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.

RSG 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.

RSG 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
RSG 1.77 Peers 2.00   RSG 3.35 Peers 1.98

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.

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

 

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

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

 

 

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