Anixter International Inc

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AXE : NYSE : Services
$78.45 -3.55 | -4.33%
Today's Range: 78.1 - 81.55
Avg. Daily Volume: 157700.0
01/17/17 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis


ANIXTER INTL INC's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has decreased 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 1.17 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 7.34% 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 Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)1956.31489.2
EBITDA ($mil)104.396.6
EBIT ($mil)87.886.3
Net Income ($mil)40.432.5


Balance Sheet Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)125.1614.9
Total Assets ($mil)4161.83747.7
Total Debt ($mil)1428.51285.4
Equity ($mil)1283.91196.0


Profitability Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Gross Profit Margin21.1222.91
EBITDA Margin5.336.48
Operating Margin4.495.8
Sales Turnover1.821.55
Return on Assets2.124.37
Return on Equity6.9910.63
Debt Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Current Ratio2.122.62
Debt/Capital0.530.52
Interest Expense19.815.8
Interest Coverage4.435.46


Share Data Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)33.3933.27
Div / share0.00.0
EPS1.21.06
Book value / share38.4635.95
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume158561.0133539.0

Valuation


BUY. ANIXTER INTL INC's P/E ratio indicates a premium compared to an average of 28.31 for the Electronic Equipment, Instruments & Components industry and a premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.49. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.11 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.84 and a discount versus the industry average of 2.88. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
AXE 30.15 Peers 28.31   AXE 11.45 Peers 16.23

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.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
AXE 15.63 Peers 20.79   AXE 0.46 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 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
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
AXE 2.11 Peers 2.88   AXE -29.22 Peers 7.99

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
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
AXE 0.36 Peers 2.23   AXE 30.26 Peers 4.30

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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