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XPO Logistics Inc
XPO : NYSE : Services
$30.50 -0.22 | -0.72%
Today's Range: 30.05 - 30.71
Avg. Daily Volume: 776,300
08/22/14 - 4:04 PM ET

Financial Analysis


XPO LOGISTICS INC's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2014 has increased when compared to the same period a year ago. The company has grown sales and net income significantly, outpacing the average growth rates of competitors within its industry. XPO LOGISTICS INC has strong liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.66 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 338.47% 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 FY14 Q2 FY13
Net Sales ($mil)581.01137.09
EBITDA ($mil)14.0-10.42
EBIT ($mil)-7.92-12.22
Net Income ($mil)-13.76-17.36


Balance Sheet Q2 FY14 Q2 FY13
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)111.62178.16
Total Assets ($mil)1380.83394.48
Total Debt ($mil)103.12112.81
Equity ($mil)950.75216.83


Profitability Q2 FY14 Q2 FY13
Gross Profit Margin16.4114.14
EBITDA Margin2.4-7.6
Operating Margin-1.36-8.91
Sales Turnover0.951.09
Return on Assets-4.23-11.24
Return on Equity-6.46-21.83
Debt Q2 FY14 Q2 FY13
Current Ratio1.775.03
Debt/Capital0.10.34
Interest Expense3.313.11
Interest Coverage-2.39-3.93


Share Data Q2 FY14 Q2 FY13
Shares outstanding (mil)52.5918.2
Div / share0.00.0
EPS-0.28-1.0
Book value / share18.0811.92
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume827649.01261282.0

Valuation


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. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.69 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.68 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 9.81. 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.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
XPO NM Peers 23.75   XPO 1531.93 Peers 32.42

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.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
XPO 121.88 Peers 20.37   XPO NA Peers 2.29

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.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
XPO 1.69 Peers 9.81   XPO 38.26 Peers 184.19

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.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
XPO 1.22 Peers 1.24   XPO 205.31 Peers 6.39

Average. 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 valuation on par with 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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