CPRT : NASDAQ : Services
$51.30 | %
Today's Range: 0.00 - 0.00
Avg. Daily Volume: 668,000
07/27/16 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis

COPART INC's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2016 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have grown, and although the growth in revenues has outpaced the average competitor within the industry, the net income growth has not. COPART INC has strong liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.98 which shows 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 significantly decreased by 36.92% from the same quarter last year. The key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is unlikely to face financial difficulties in the near future.

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Income Statement Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)347.25297.14
EBITDA ($mil)134.31106.93
EBIT ($mil)121.9594.77
Net Income ($mil)74.0257.56

Balance Sheet Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)137.65678.74
Total Assets ($mil)1624.142002.98
Total Debt ($mil)700.88664.87
Equity ($mil)716.531135.97

Profitability Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Gross Profit Margin47.845.99
EBITDA Margin38.6735.98
Operating Margin35.1231.89
Sales Turnover0.750.57
Return on Assets14.9410.65
Return on Equity33.8818.78
Debt Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Current Ratio2.284.16
Interest Expense5.75.92
Interest Coverage21.3916.02

Share Data Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)109.22126.52
Div / share0.00.0
Book value / share6.568.98
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume653785.0749298.0


BUY. COPART INC's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 32.51 for the Commercial Services & Supplies industry and a value on par with the S&P 500 average of 25.05. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 7.58 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.81 and a significant premium versus the industry average of 5.05. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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CPRT 25.13 Peers 32.51   CPRT 19.91 Peers 16.57

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

CPRT is trading at a discount to its peers.


Premium. 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.

CPRT is trading at a premium to its peers.

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  Price to
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premium   discount
CPRT 21.26 Peers 25.92   CPRT 1.06 Peers 8.41

Average. An average price-to-projected earnings ratio can signify an industry neutral stock price and average future growth expectations.

CPRT is trading at a valuation on par with 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.

CPRT trades at a significant discount to its peers.

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  Earnings Growth
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lower   higher
CPRT 7.58 Peers 5.05   CPRT 21.47 Peers -23.37

Premium. A higher price-to-book ratio makes a stock less attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.

CPRT is trading at a significant premium to its peers.


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

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

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  Sales Growth
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premium   discount
CPRT 4.46 Peers 2.24   CPRT 5.80 Peers 2.84

Premium. 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.

CPRT is trading at a significant premium to its industry.


Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.

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



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