Anixter International Inc

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AXE : NYSE : Services
$77.5 | %
Today's Range: 0.0 - 0.0
Avg. Daily Volume: 174100.0
03/29/17 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis


ANIXTER INTL INC's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2016 is essentially unchanged 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. ANIXTER INTL INC has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.16 which shows that technically this company has the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 9.56% 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 Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)1894.61835.8
EBITDA ($mil)97.698.2
EBIT ($mil)81.881.9
Net Income ($mil)36.84.6


Balance Sheet Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)115.1151.3
Total Assets ($mil)4093.64142.0
Total Debt ($mil)1378.81642.9
Equity ($mil)1292.21179.4


Profitability Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Gross Profit Margin21.2721.12
EBITDA Margin5.155.34
Operating Margin4.324.46
Sales Turnover1.861.49
Return on Assets2.943.08
Return on Equity9.378.21
Debt Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Current Ratio2.132.36
Debt/Capital0.520.58
Interest Expense19.020.8
Interest Coverage4.313.94


Share Data Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)33.4433.28
Div / share0.00.0
EPS1.090.17
Book value / share38.6435.44
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume167068.0163071.0

Valuation


BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 28.77 for the Electronic Equipment, Instruments & Components industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 26.33. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.04 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.93 and a discount versus the industry average of 3.13. 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, ANIXTER INTL INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.


Price/Earnings
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premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
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AXE 21.83 Peers 28.77   AXE 9.45 Peers 17.29

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

AXE is trading at a 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.

AXE is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
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  Price to
Earnings/Growth
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AXE 13.22 Peers 19.90   AXE 0.47 Peers 1.12

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

AXE 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.

AXE trades at a significant discount to its peers.

 
Price/Book
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  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
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AXE 2.04 Peers 3.13   AXE 24.48 Peers 22.60

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.

AXE is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 

Average. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

AXE is expected to keep pace with its peers on the basis of earnings growth.

 
Price/Sales
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  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
AXE 0.35 Peers 2.55   AXE 23.13 Peers 4.97

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.

AXE 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.

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

 

 

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