XPO LOGISTICS INC's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2015 is essentially unchanged 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 1.50 which shows the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year.
At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has greatly increased by 69.93% 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||Q3 FY15||Q3 FY14|
|Net Sales ($mil)||2362.1||662.47|
|Net Income ($mil)||-40.5||-11.7|
|Balance Sheet||Q3 FY15||Q3 FY14|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||1285.3||680.1|
|Total Assets ($mil)||9036.6||2746.29|
|Total Debt ($mil)||3536.9||605.48|
|Profitability||Q3 FY15||Q3 FY14|
|Gross Profit Margin||16.82||16.62|
|Return on Assets||-1.54||-2.33|
|Return on Equity||-8.37||-4.06|
|Debt||Q3 FY15||Q3 FY14|
|Share Data||Q3 FY15||Q3 FY14|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||108.37||64.49|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||25.91||25.63|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||2417622.0||1419920.0|
HOLD. This stock’s P/E ratio is negative, making its value useless in the assessment of premium or discount valuation, only displaying that the company has negative earnings per share. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.20 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.78 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 25.37. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and 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 29.81||XPO 105.37||Peers 13.23|
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.
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.
XPO is trading at a significant premium to its peers.
|XPO 30.37||Peers 18.17||XPO NA||Peers 0.48|
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 1.20||Peers 25.37||XPO -76.58||Peers -10.43|
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 0.66||Peers 1.25||XPO 186.67||Peers 7.29|
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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