Greenbrier Companies Inc

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GBX : NYSE : Services
$40.1 -0.6 | -1.47%
Today's Range: 39.99 - 41.85
Avg. Daily Volume: 450500.0
12/05/16 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis


GREENBRIER COMPANIES INC's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2016 is essentially unchanged 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 19.30% from the same quarter last year.

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Income Statement Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)595.19765.47
EBITDA ($mil)100.74147.42
EBIT ($mil)79.08135.52
Net Income ($mil)33.5666.88


Balance Sheet Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)246.96181.8
Total Assets ($mil)1837.891790.51
Total Debt ($mil)303.97377.32
Equity ($mil)874.31732.84


Profitability Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Gross Profit Margin23.7524.38
EBITDA Margin16.9219.25
Operating Margin13.2917.7
Sales Turnover1.461.46
Return on Assets9.9610.76
Return on Equity20.9526.31
Debt Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Current Ratio0.00.0
Debt/Capital0.260.34
Interest Expense0.00.0
Interest Coverage0.00.0


Share Data Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)28.2128.91
Div / share0.210.15
EPS1.062.02
Book value / share31.025.35
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume451290.0493485.0

Valuation


BUY. GREENBRIER COMPANIES INC's P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 28.59 for the Machinery industry and a significant discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.22. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.31 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.79 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 4.39. 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 7.09 Peers 28.59   GBX 3.46 Peers 14.23

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 22.61 Peers 23.74   GBX NM Peers 3.05

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 1.31 Peers 4.39   GBX -3.21 Peers -24.59

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.

 

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

GBX is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
GBX 0.43 Peers 1.91   GBX 2.84 Peers -4.95

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.

 

Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.

GBX has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

 

 

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