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Wabash National Corp
WNC : NYSE : Consumer Goods
$12.86 | %
Today's Range: 0.00 - 0.00
Avg. Daily Volume: 1,298,200
11/25/15 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis

WABASH NATIONAL CORP's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2015 has significantly increased when compared to the same period a year ago. The company managed to grow both sales and net income at a faster pace than the average competitor in its industry this quarter as compared to the same quarter a year ago. WABASH NATIONAL CORP has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.36 which shows that technically this company has the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year, indicating improving cash flow.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 15.23% from the same quarter last year. Together, the key liquidity measurements indicate that it is relatively unlikely that the company will face financial difficulties in the near future.

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Income Statement Q3 FY15 Q3 FY14
Net Sales ($mil)531.35491.7
EBITDA ($mil)65.9144.71
EBIT ($mil)56.3934.93
Net Income ($mil)31.8818.31

Balance Sheet Q3 FY15 Q3 FY14
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)197.1979.55
Total Assets ($mil)1024.37957.31
Total Debt ($mil)333.0331.81
Equity ($mil)426.69370.27

Profitability Q3 FY15 Q3 FY14
Gross Profit Margin16.9813.41
EBITDA Margin12.49.09
Operating Margin10.617.1
Sales Turnover1.961.87
Return on Assets8.795.45
Return on Equity21.1114.11
Debt Q3 FY15 Q3 FY14
Current Ratio2.442.16
Interest Expense4.785.45
Interest Coverage11.796.4

Share Data Q3 FY15 Q3 FY14
Shares outstanding (mil)66.568.98
Div / share0.00.0
Book value / share6.425.37
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume1300639.01164631.0


BUY. WABASH NATIONAL CORP's P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 22.03 for the Machinery industry and a significant discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 21.93. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.01 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.77 and a discount versus the industry average of 3.37. 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, WABASH NATIONAL CORP proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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WNC 9.91 Peers 22.03   WNC 4.76 Peers 12.86

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

WNC 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.

WNC is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

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  Price to
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WNC 9.20 Peers 16.82   WNC 0.15 Peers 2.50

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

WNC is trading at a significant discount 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.

WNC trades at a significant discount to its peers.

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  Earnings Growth
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WNC 2.01 Peers 3.37   WNC 78.08 Peers -9.13

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.

WNC 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.

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

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  Sales Growth
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WNC 0.43 Peers 1.44   WNC 12.09 Peers -2.96

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.

WNC 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.

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



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