Expedia Inc

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EXPE : NASDAQ : Services
$144.58 | %
Today's Range: 143.58 - 145.7325
Avg. Daily Volume: 1904300.0
05/26/17 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis


EXPEDIA INC's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2017 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. The company has grown sales and net income during the past quarter when compared with the same quarter a year ago, however, it was unable to keep up with the growth of the average competitor within its industry. EXPEDIA INC has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.64 which shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year, indicating improving cash flow.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has decreased by 11.71% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is in a position in which financial difficulties could develop in the future.

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Income Statement Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)2188.741903.96
EBITDA ($mil)158.34129.73
EBIT ($mil)-49.88-65.52
Net Income ($mil)-86.12-108.59


Balance Sheet Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)3389.12134.72
Total Assets ($mil)17668.9116390.04
Total Debt ($mil)3170.933238.27
Equity ($mil)4089.274631.7


Profitability Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Gross Profit Margin81.879.62
EBITDA Margin7.236.81
Operating Margin-2.28-3.44
Sales Turnover0.510.44
Return on Assets1.723.73
Return on Equity7.4413.2
Debt Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Current Ratio0.660.55
Debt/Capital0.440.41
Interest Expense42.9843.96
Interest Coverage-1.16-1.49


Share Data Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)150.97149.78
Div / share0.280.24
EPS-0.57-0.72
Book value / share27.0930.92
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume1910723.01978233.0

Valuation


HOLD. The current P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 180.33 for the Internet & Catalog Retail industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.02. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 5.21 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 3.00 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 17.81. The price-to-sales ratio is above the S&P 500 average, but well below the industry average. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, EXPEDIA INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
EXPE 72.07 Peers 180.33   EXPE 9.97 Peers 26.35

Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.

EXPE is trading at a significant discount 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.

EXPE is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
EXPE 20.77 Peers 108.45   EXPE 0.38 Peers 3.56

Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.

EXPE is trading at a significant discount to 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.

EXPE 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
EXPE 5.21 Peers 17.81   EXPE -58.21 Peers 87.33

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.

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

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
EXPE 2.35 Peers 4.01   EXPE 25.75 Peers 24.87

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.

EXPE is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.

 

Average. Comparing a company's sales growth to its industry helps to determine if the company is adding or losing market share.

EXPE is keeping pace with its peers on the basis of sales growth.

 

 

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