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BCO : NYSE : Services
$32.82 | %
Today's Range: 32.46 - 32.90
Avg. Daily Volume: 319,700
07/29/16 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis


BRINKS CO's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2016 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales decreased, the net income has increased.

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Income Statement Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)739.5760.3
EBITDA ($mil)61.255.9
EBIT ($mil)28.319.4
Net Income ($mil)0.3-12.9


Balance Sheet Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)0.0181.1
Total Assets ($mil)0.02047.5
Total Debt ($mil)0.0490.1
Equity ($mil)0.0393.2


Profitability Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Gross Profit Margin22.723.14
EBITDA Margin8.277.35
Operating Margin3.832.55
Sales Turnover0.01.61
Return on Assets0.0-2.09
Return on Equity0.0-2.61
Debt Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Current Ratio0.01.37
Debt/Capital0.00.55
Interest Expense4.94.7
Interest Coverage5.784.13


Share Data Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)49.248.8
Div / share0.10.1
EPS0.01-0.26
Book value / share0.08.06
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume317436.0258882.0

Valuation


HOLD. BRINKS CO's P/E ratio indicates a significant premium compared to an average of 41.89 for the Commercial Services & Supplies industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.11. 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
BCO 817.25 Peers 41.89   BCO 8.91 Peers 16.74

Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.

BCO is trading at a significant premium 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.

BCO 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
BCO 15.21 Peers 23.70   BCO NM Peers 8.59

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

BCO is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 

Neutral. 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.

BCO's negative PEG ratio makes this valuation measure meaningless.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
BCO NA Peers 5.13   BCO 120.00 Peers -23.69

Neutral. 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.

Ratio not available.

 

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

BCO is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
BCO 0.54 Peers 2.20   BCO -9.24 Peers 3.18

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.

BCO 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.

BCO significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth

 

 

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