XPO LOGISTICS INC's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2015 has increased 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. XPO LOGISTICS INC has strong liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.74 which shows the ability to cover 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 greatly increased by 196.41% from the same quarter last year. The key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is unlikely to face financial difficulties in the near future.
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|Income Statement||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Net Sales ($mil)||1215.9||581.01|
|Net Income ($mil)||-74.4||-13.76|
|Balance Sheet||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||1866.3||111.62|
|Total Assets ($mil)||9702.7||1380.83|
|Total Debt ($mil)||3770.9||103.12|
|Profitability||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Gross Profit Margin||18.41||16.51|
|Return on Assets||-1.13||-4.23|
|Return on Equity||-5.47||-6.46|
|Debt||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Share Data||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||95.33||52.59|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||29.56||18.08|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||2284050.0||1129251.0|
HOLD. The current P/E ratio is negative, which has no meaningful value in the assessment of premium or discount valuation, it simply displays that the company has negative earnings. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 0.90 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.58 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 24.65. The current price-to-sales ratio is well below the S&P 500 average and is also below the industry average, indicating a discount. After reviewing these and other key valuation criteria, XPO LOGISTICS INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|XPO NM||Peers 27.53||XPO NM||Peers 10.70|
Neutral. The absence of a valid P/E ratio happens when a stock can not be valued on the basis of a negative stream of earnings.
XPO's P/E is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.
Neutral. 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.
XPO's P/CF is negative making the measure meaningless.
|XPO 41.94||Peers 17.18||XPO NA||Peers 0.47|
Neutral. The absence of a valid price-to-projected earnings ratio happens when a stock can not be valued on the basis of a negative expected future earnings.
XPO's ratio is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.
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.
Ratio not available.
|XPO 0.90||Peers 24.65||XPO -27.60||Peers -6.51|
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.
XPO is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
However, XPO is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|XPO 0.74||Peers 1.20||XPO 159.54||Peers 7.05|
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.
XPO 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.
XPO has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
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