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Wabco Holdings Inc
WBC : NYSE : Consumer Goods
$108.70 up3.60 | 3.40%
Today's Range: 105.97 - 108.60
Avg. Daily Volume: 410,900
10/05/15 - 1:13 PM ET

Financial Analysis

WABCO HOLDINGS INC's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2015 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have dropped, however the growth has outpaced the average competitor within the industry. WABCO HOLDINGS INC is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 2.36 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has significantly decreased by 26.25% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is very unlikely to face financial difficulties in the near future.

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Income Statement Q2 FY15 Q2 FY14
Net Sales ($mil)661.1735.0
EBITDA ($mil)112.2121.4
EBIT ($mil)88.396.1
Net Income ($mil)65.875.0

Balance Sheet Q2 FY15 Q2 FY14
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)533.6486.4
Total Assets ($mil)2595.02548.7
Total Debt ($mil)501.8226.9
Equity ($mil)818.81110.3

Profitability Q2 FY15 Q2 FY14
Gross Profit Margin35.1534.98
EBITDA Margin16.9716.51
Operating Margin13.3613.07
Sales Turnover1.041.12
Return on Assets10.9725.13
Return on Equity34.7857.7
Debt Q2 FY15 Q2 FY14
Current Ratio3.062.42
Interest Expense0.90.0
Interest Coverage98.110.0

Share Data Q2 FY15 Q2 FY14
Shares outstanding (mil)57.8559.84
Div / share0.00.0
Book value / share14.1518.56
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume410925.0566748.0


HOLD. WABCO HOLDINGS INC's P/E ratio indicates a premium compared to an average of 18.24 for the Machinery industry and a premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 19.38. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 7.46 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.58 and a significant premium versus the industry average of 3.06. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, WABCO HOLDINGS INC proves to trade at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.

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premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
WBC 21.95 Peers 18.24   WBC 19.15 Peers 12.17

Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.

WBC is trading at a premium to its peers.


Premium. 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.

WBC is trading at a significant premium to its peers.

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premium   discount
  Price to
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
WBC 15.59 Peers 15.12   WBC 1.17 Peers 3.66

Premium. A higher price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher future growth expectations.

WBC is trading at a premium to its peers.


Discount. 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.

WBC trades at a significant discount to its peers.

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premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
WBC 7.46 Peers 3.06   WBC -53.12 Peers 2.53

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

WBC is trading at a significant premium to its peers.


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

However, WBC is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.

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premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
WBC 2.26 Peers 1.33   WBC -5.68 Peers 0.22

Premium. 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.

WBC is trading at a significant premium to its industry.


Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.

WBC significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth



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