Copart IncFind Ratings Reports
COPART INC's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2017 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. The company has grown its sales and net income during the past quarter when compared with the same quarter a year ago, and although its growth in net income has outpaced the industry average, its revenue growth has not. COPART INC is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 2.41 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs. The company managed to increase its liquidity from the same period a year ago, despite already having strong liquidity to begin with. This would indicate improved cash flow.
At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has greatly increased by 40.44% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is very unlikely to face financial difficulties in the near future.
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|Income Statement||Q3 FY17||Q3 FY16|
|Net Sales ($mil)||373.86||347.25|
|Net Income ($mil)||90.55||74.63|
|Balance Sheet||Q3 FY17||Q3 FY16|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||189.62||137.65|
|Total Assets ($mil)||1811.69||1624.14|
|Total Debt ($mil)||566.91||700.88|
|Profitability||Q3 FY17||Q3 FY16|
|Gross Profit Margin||48.8||47.8|
|Return on Assets||22.52||15.0|
|Return on Equity||40.54||34.0|
|Debt||Q3 FY17||Q3 FY16|
|Share Data||Q3 FY17||Q3 FY16|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||230.33||218.44|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||4.37||3.28|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||1110254.0||565867.0|
BUY. The current P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 34.89 for the Commercial Services & Supplies industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.66. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 7.21 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 3.07 and a significant premium versus the industry average of 4.92. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium.
|CPRT 18.32||Peers 34.89||CPRT 15.22||Peers 14.40|
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.
|CPRT 22.51||Peers 26.47||CPRT NM||Peers 1.51|
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.
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.
CPRT's negative PEG ratio makes this valuation measure meaningless.
|CPRT 7.21||Peers 4.92||CPRT 75.51||Peers 49.25|
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 5.18||Peers 2.46||CPRT 15.10||Peers 14.54|
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.
Average. Comparing a company's sales growth to its industry helps to determine if the company is adding or losing market share.
CPRT is keeping pace with its peers on the basis of sales growth.