Anixter International Inc

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AXE : NYSE : Services
$79.7 -0.65 | -0.81%
Today's Range: 78.8975 - 80.1
Avg. Daily Volume: 131700.0
07/28/17 - 11:35 AM ET

Financial Analysis


ANIXTER INTL INC's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2017 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. The company has grown its sales and net income during the past quarter when compared with the same quarter a year ago, and although its growth in net income has outpaced the industry average, its revenue growth has not. ANIXTER INTL INC has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.18 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 11.72% 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 Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)2001.41955.7
EBITDA ($mil)98.897.4
EBIT ($mil)82.780.9
Net Income ($mil)40.120.5


Balance Sheet Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)178.0133.2
Total Assets ($mil)4203.94138.6
Total Debt ($mil)1331.21514.4
Equity ($mil)1396.41249.8


Profitability Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Gross Profit Margin20.5820.96
EBITDA Margin4.934.98
Operating Margin4.134.14
Sales Turnover1.841.71
Return on Assets3.521.94
Return on Equity10.66.79
Debt Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Current Ratio2.122.23
Debt/Capital0.490.55
Interest Expense17.919.8
Interest Coverage4.624.09


Share Data Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)33.633.38
Div / share0.00.0
EPS1.180.62
Book value / share41.5737.44
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume133231.0173373.0

Valuation


BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 28.08 for the Electronic Equipment, Instruments & Components industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.70. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.98 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.08 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 3.63. 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 18.79 Peers 28.08   AXE 10.36 Peers 18.23

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

AXE 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.

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 13.72 Peers 21.54   AXE 0.38 Peers 1.95

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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premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
AXE 1.98 Peers 3.63   AXE 71.76 Peers 148.30

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.

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

 
Price/Sales
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premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
AXE 0.36 Peers 3.25   AXE 9.17 Peers 8.15

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 exceeds its peers.

 

 

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