Echo Global Logistics IncFind Ratings Reports
ECHO GLOBAL LOGISTICS INC's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased, representing a decrease to the bottom line. ECHO GLOBAL LOGISTICS INC has strong liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.54 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 remained virtually unchanged only decreasing by 4.72% 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 ($mil)||460.19||449.99|
|Net Income ($mil)||2.36||3.46|
|Balance Sheet||Q3 FY16||Q3 FY15|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||34.21||42.79|
|Total Assets ($mil)||789.8||765.85|
|Total Debt ($mil)||201.8||195.0|
|Profitability||Q3 FY16||Q3 FY15|
|Gross Profit Margin||17.57||19.42|
|Return on Assets||0.79||1.4|
|Return on Equity||1.69||2.76|
|Debt||Q3 FY16||Q3 FY15|
|Share Data||Q3 FY16||Q3 FY15|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||28.65||29.74|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||12.95||13.1|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||246674.0||274614.0|
HOLD. ECHO GLOBAL LOGISTICS INC's P/E ratio indicates a significant premium compared to an average of 22.12 for the Air Freight & Logistics industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.61. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.75 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.73 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 20.15. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount.
|ECHO 102.95||Peers 22.12||ECHO 8.95||Peers 11.13|
Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.
ECHO is trading at a significant premium to its peers.
Discount. 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.
ECHO is trading at a discount to its peers.
|ECHO 15.91||Peers 17.82||ECHO 0.31||Peers 2.49|
Average. An average price-to-projected earnings ratio can signify an industry neutral stock price and average future growth expectations.
ECHO 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.
ECHO trades at a significant discount to its peers.
|ECHO 1.75||Peers 20.15||ECHO -47.62||Peers 39.40|
Discount. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.
ECHO is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
However, ECHO is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|ECHO 0.38||Peers 1.25||ECHO 22.15||Peers 10.32|
Discount. 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.
ECHO is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.
Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.
ECHO has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.