Greenbrier Companies Inc

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GBX : NYSE : Services
$50.0 up 0.55 | 1.11%
Today's Range: 49.5 - 50.35
Avg. Daily Volume: 534200.0
06/28/17 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis


GREENBRIER COMPANIES INC's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2017 has increased when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have dropped, underperforming the average competitor within its industry.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 17.62% from the same quarter last year.

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Income Statement Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)566.28669.08
EBITDA ($mil)94.4296.52
EBIT ($mil)79.4381.65
Net Income ($mil)34.5444.87


Balance Sheet Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)554.45292.42
Total Assets ($mil)2155.981870.31
Total Debt ($mil)532.6397.54
Equity ($mil)942.08800.94


Profitability Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Gross Profit Margin23.6520.14
EBITDA Margin16.6714.42
Operating Margin14.0312.2
Sales Turnover1.081.58
Return on Assets5.9511.97
Return on Equity13.6327.96
Debt Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Current Ratio0.00.0
Debt/Capital0.360.33
Interest Expense0.00.0
Interest Coverage0.00.0


Share Data Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)28.428.09
Div / share0.210.2
EPS1.091.41
Book value / share33.1728.51
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume516356.0614209.0

Valuation


BUY. GREENBRIER COMPANIES INC's P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 27.69 for the Machinery industry and a significant discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.75. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.40 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.09 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 4.97. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, GREENBRIER COMPANIES 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
GBX 11.48 Peers 27.69   GBX 5.00 Peers 16.06

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

GBX 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.

GBX 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
GBX 15.53 Peers 21.87   GBX NM Peers 1.28

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

GBX is trading at a significant discount to 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.

GBX's negative PEG ratio makes this valuation measure meaningless.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
GBX 1.40 Peers 4.97   GBX -41.25 Peers 24.09

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.

GBX 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, GBX 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
GBX 0.57 Peers 2.05   GBX -21.18 Peers 12.90

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.

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

 

Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.

GBX significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth

 

 

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