CPRT : NASDAQ : Services
$51.14 -0.55 | -1.06%
Today's Range: 50.92 - 51.87
Avg. Daily Volume: 572,800
08/30/16 - 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. 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 1.98 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
Debt/Capital0.490.37
Interest Expense5.75.92
Interest Coverage21.3916.02


Share Data Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)109.22126.52
Div / share0.00.0
EPS0.640.44
Book value / share6.568.98
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume589696.0679549.0

Valuation


BUY. The current P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 44.64 for the Commercial Services & Supplies industry and a value on par with the S&P 500 average of 25.13. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 7.96 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.82 and a significant premium versus the industry average of 5.14. 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 26.36 Peers 44.64   CPRT 20.89 Peers 18.67

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.

 

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.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
CPRT 22.40 Peers 24.42   CPRT 1.10 Peers 3.44

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 7.96 Peers 5.14   CPRT 21.47 Peers -2.75

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 4.68 Peers 2.27   CPRT 5.80 Peers 3.32

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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