Greenbrier Companies Inc

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GBX : NYSE : Services
$44.05 | %
Today's Range: 42.5831 - 44.05
Avg. Daily Volume: 658200.0
02/24/17 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis


GREENBRIER COMPANIES INC's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2017 has decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income fell significantly; although net income growth outperformed the average competitor in its industry, revenue growth did not.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 14.09% from the same quarter last year.

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Income Statement Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)552.31802.39
EBITDA ($mil)87.13161.19
EBIT ($mil)71.54148.22
Net Income ($mil)24.9669.43


Balance Sheet Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)242.43207.45
Total Assets ($mil)1817.351893.52
Total Debt ($mil)300.33488.56
Equity ($mil)880.73771.95


Profitability Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Gross Profit Margin23.2424.64
EBITDA Margin15.7720.08
Operating Margin12.9518.47
Sales Turnover1.341.54
Return on Assets7.6312.11
Return on Equity15.7529.72
Debt Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Current Ratio0.00.0
Debt/Capital0.250.39
Interest Expense0.00.0
Interest Coverage0.00.0


Share Data Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)28.3728.6
Div / share0.210.2
EPS0.792.15
Book value / share31.0526.99
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume650081.0434764.0

Valuation


BUY. GREENBRIER COMPANIES INC's P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 27.44 for the Machinery industry and a significant discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 26.53. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.39 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.96 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 4.78. 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 9.89 Peers 27.44   GBX 2.89 Peers 15.14

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 16.65 Peers 23.29   GBX NM Peers 1.81

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 1.39 Peers 4.78   GBX -38.05 Peers -17.69

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 0.51 Peers 1.93   GBX -16.59 Peers -2.19

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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