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Xerox Corporation
XRX : NYSE : Technology
$10.63 | %
Today's Range: 10.58 - 10.68
Avg. Daily Volume: 13,353,200
11/27/15 - 1:03 PM ET

Financial Analysis

XEROX CORP'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. Sales and net income have dropped, although the growth in net income underperformed the average competitor within the industry, the revenue growth did not. XEROX CORP has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.91 which shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The liquidity decreased from the same period a year ago, despite already having weak liquidity to begin with. This would indicate deteriorating cash flow.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has decreased by 22.12% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is in a position in which financial difficulties could develop in the future.

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Income Statement Q3 FY15 Q3 FY14
Net Sales ($mil)4449.04795.0
EBITDA ($mil)663.0767.0
EBIT ($mil)346.0418.0
Net Income ($mil)-34.0266.0

Balance Sheet Q3 FY15 Q3 FY14
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)804.01015.0
Total Assets ($mil)24946.027877.0
Total Debt ($mil)7576.07660.0
Equity ($mil)9462.012151.0

Profitability Q3 FY15 Q3 FY14
Gross Profit Margin37.0638.56
EBITDA Margin14.915.99
Operating Margin7.788.72
Sales Turnover0.740.71
Return on Assets1.434.01
Return on Equity5.798.65
Debt Q3 FY15 Q3 FY14
Current Ratio1.31.38
Interest Expense88.090.0
Interest Coverage3.934.64

Share Data Q3 FY15 Q3 FY14
Shares outstanding (mil)1012.41141.56
Div / share0.070.06
Book value / share9.3510.64
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume1.3344779E71.144551E7


HOLD. XEROX CORP's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 31.78 for the IT Services industry and a value on par with the S&P 500 average of 22.01. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.13 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.78 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 8.22. 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, XEROX CORP proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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XRX 22.53 Peers 31.78   XRX 6.99 Peers 20.44

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

XRX 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.

XRX is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

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  Price to
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XRX 10.59 Peers 22.00   XRX 4.06 Peers 2.64

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

XRX is trading at a significant discount to its peers.


Premium. 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.

XRX trades at a significant premium to its peers.

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  Earnings Growth
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XRX 1.13 Peers 8.22   XRX -45.98 Peers 10.30

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.

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

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  Sales Growth
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XRX 0.58 Peers 5.97   XRX -5.96 Peers 5.70

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.

XRX is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.


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

XRX significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth



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