Greenbrier Cos. Inc.

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GBX : NYSE : Producer Manufacturing
$51.6 | %
Today's Range: 0.0 - 0.0
Avg. Daily Volume: 359000.0
02/16/18 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis


GREENBRIER COMPANIES INC's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2018 has decreased 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.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 17.23% from the same quarter last year.

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Income Statement Q1 FY18 Q1 FY17
Net Sales ($mil)559.54552.31
EBITDA ($mil)64.0487.13
EBIT ($mil)45.6771.54
Net Income ($mil)26.2524.96


Balance Sheet Q1 FY18 Q1 FY17
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)600.25242.43
Total Assets ($mil)2412.691817.35
Total Debt ($mil)565.87300.33
Equity ($mil)1032.56880.73


Profitability Q1 FY18 Q1 FY17
Gross Profit Margin19.2523.24
EBITDA Margin11.4415.77
Operating Margin8.1612.95
Sales Turnover0.91.34
Return on Assets4.867.63
Return on Equity11.3615.75
Debt Q1 FY18 Q1 FY17
Current Ratio0.00.0
Debt/Capital0.350.25
Interest Expense0.00.0
Interest Coverage0.00.0


Share Data Q1 FY18 Q1 FY17
Shares outstanding (mil)28.728.37
Div / share0.230.21
EPS0.830.79
Book value / share35.9831.05
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume370183.0404860.0

Valuation


BUY. GREENBRIER COMPANIES INC's P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 81.54 for the Machinery industry and a significant discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.51. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.42 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.26 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 5.71. 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 13.77 Peers 81.54   GBX 6.85 Peers 20.81

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
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premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
GBX 12.58 Peers 19.76   GBX 0.89 Peers 1.69

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.

 

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.

GBX 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
GBX 1.42 Peers 5.71   GBX -15.53 Peers 192.95

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 0.67 Peers 2.24   GBX -10.42 Peers 11.16

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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