Copart IncFind Ratings Reports
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 ($mil)||332.66||282.29|
|Net Income ($mil)||84.12||57.41|
|Balance Sheet||Q4 FY16||Q4 FY15|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||155.85||456.01|
|Total Assets ($mil)||1649.82||1799.95|
|Total Debt ($mil)||640.49||645.81|
|Profitability||Q4 FY16||Q4 FY15|
|Gross Profit Margin||45.15||45.01|
|Return on Assets||16.38||12.21|
|Return on Equity||34.9||22.78|
|Debt||Q4 FY16||Q4 FY15|
|Share Data||Q4 FY16||Q4 FY15|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||110.12||120.16|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||7.03||8.03|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||602034.0||652201.0|
BUY. The current P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 40.52 for the Commercial Services & Supplies industry and a value on par with the S&P 500 average of 24.64. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 7.68 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.73 and a significant premium versus the industry average of 4.95. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium.
|CPRT 24.02||Peers 40.52||CPRT 17.90||Peers 16.27|
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.
|CPRT 20.39||Peers 24.26||CPRT 2.21||Peers 3.79|
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.
|CPRT 7.68||Peers 4.95||CPRT 33.92||Peers 12.17|
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.
|CPRT 4.69||Peers 2.35||CPRT 10.67||Peers 4.65|
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.