Anixter International Inc

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AXE : NYSE : Services
$62.92 up 0.10 | 0.16%
Today's Range: 62.39 - 63.95
Avg. Daily Volume: 151,800
08/26/16 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis

ANIXTER INTL INC's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has decreased 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. ANIXTER INTL INC has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.22 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.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained virtually unchanged only increasing by 4.51% 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 FY16 Q2 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)1955.71480.4
EBITDA ($mil)97.489.7
EBIT ($mil)80.978.6
Net Income ($mil)20.571.4

Balance Sheet Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)133.2206.2
Total Assets ($mil)4138.63335.4
Total Debt ($mil)1514.4940.7
Equity ($mil)1249.81195.8

Profitability Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Gross Profit Margin20.9622.97
EBITDA Margin4.986.05
Operating Margin4.145.31
Sales Turnover1.711.73
Return on Assets1.945.51
Return on Equity6.7911.47
Debt Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Current Ratio2.232.39
Interest Expense19.812.7
Interest Coverage4.096.19

Share Data Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)33.3833.26
Div / share0.00.0
Book value / share37.4435.95
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume156766.0241280.0


HOLD. The current P/E ratio indicates a premium compared to an average of 23.66 for the Electronic Equipment, Instruments & Components industry and a value on par with the S&P 500 average of 25.30. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.69 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.83 and a discount versus the industry average of 2.82. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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AXE 24.87 Peers 23.66   AXE 10.47 Peers 14.02

Average. An average P/E ratio can signify an industry neutral price for a stock and an average growth expectation.

AXE is trading at a valuation on par with 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.

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  Price to
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AXE 11.97 Peers 19.99   AXE 0.39 Peers 1.47

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.

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  Earnings Growth
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AXE 1.69 Peers 2.82   AXE -37.81 Peers -12.51

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.

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  Sales Growth
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AXE 0.30 Peers 2.26   AXE 23.31 Peers 25.28

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.


Average. Comparing a company's sales growth to its industry helps to determine if the company is adding or losing market share.

AXE is keeping pace with its peers on the basis of sales growth.



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