CPRT : NASDAQ : Services
$53.64 up 0.62 | 1.20%
Today's Range: 53.13 - 53.83
Avg. Daily Volume: 566,300
09/30/16 - 12:19 PM ET

Financial Analysis


COPART INC's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2016 is essentially unchanged 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. COPART INC has strong liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.58 which shows 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 decreased by 19.70% 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 Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)332.66282.29
EBITDA ($mil)119.1998.63
EBIT ($mil)106.1987.36
Net Income ($mil)84.1257.41


Balance Sheet Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)155.85456.01
Total Assets ($mil)1649.821799.95
Total Debt ($mil)640.49645.81
Equity ($mil)774.46964.46


Profitability Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Gross Profit Margin45.1545.01
EBITDA Margin35.8234.93
Operating Margin31.9230.94
Sales Turnover0.770.64
Return on Assets16.3312.21
Return on Equity34.822.78
Debt Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Current Ratio1.793.45
Debt/Capital0.450.4
Interest Expense0.05.61
Interest Coverage0.015.58


Share Data Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)109.22120.16
Div / share0.00.0
EPS0.710.44
Book value / share7.098.03
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume581166.0651588.0

Valuation


BUY. The current P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 44.52 for the Commercial Services & Supplies industry and a value on par with the S&P 500 average of 25.19. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 7.46 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.82 and a significant premium versus the industry average of 5.15. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
CPRT 23.50 Peers 44.52   CPRT 17.37 Peers 17.23

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

CPRT is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 

Average. 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 valuation on par to its peers.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
CPRT 20.53 Peers 24.44   CPRT 0.55 Peers 3.64

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.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
CPRT 7.46 Peers 5.15   CPRT 33.92 Peers 12.86

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.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
CPRT 4.55 Peers 2.34   CPRT 10.67 Peers 4.43

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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