Copart Inc.

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CPRT : NASDAQ : Commercial Services
$49.73 | %
Today's Range: 49.501 - 50.95
Avg. Daily Volume: 1300100.0
03/23/18 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis

COPART INC's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2018 has increased when compared to the same period a year ago. The company grew its sales and net income significantly quarter versus same quarter a year prior, and was able to outpace the average competitor in the industry when comparing revenue growth, but not when comparing net income growth. COPART INC has strong liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.59 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 greatly increased by 48.61% 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 Q2 FY18 Q2 FY17
Net Sales ($mil)459.11349.53
EBITDA ($mil)195.42124.1
EBIT ($mil)177.55108.88
Net Income ($mil)103.2666.07

Balance Sheet Q2 FY18 Q2 FY17
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)195.3174.95
Total Assets ($mil)2143.541841.24
Total Debt ($mil)512.5712.08
Equity ($mil)1331.17895.7

Profitability Q2 FY18 Q2 FY17
Gross Profit Margin50.1244.77
EBITDA Margin42.5635.5
Operating Margin38.6731.15
Sales Turnover0.760.75
Return on Assets15.9321.29
Return on Equity25.6643.77
Debt Q2 FY18 Q2 FY17
Current Ratio1.781.91
Interest Expense5.766.14
Interest Coverage30.8317.72

Share Data Q2 FY18 Q2 FY17
Shares outstanding (mil)231.83229.52
Div / share0.00.0
Book value / share5.743.9
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume1353395.01210242.0


BUY. The current P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 40.43 for the Commercial Services & Supplies industry and a premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.66. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 8.76 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 3.28 and a significant premium versus the industry average of 6.30. 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 35.17 Peers 40.43   CPRT 22.24 Peers 23.00

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.


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.

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  Price to
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CPRT 24.12 Peers 28.09   CPRT 6.49 Peers 1.57

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.


Premium. 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 premium to its peers.

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  Earnings Growth
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CPRT 8.76 Peers 6.30   CPRT -13.86 Peers 84.27

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.


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

However, CPRT is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.

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  Sales Growth
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CPRT 7.15 Peers 2.87   CPRT 18.56 Peers 12.00

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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