MarketAxess Holdings Inc

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MKTX : NASDAQ : Financial
$170.27 up 2.39 | 1.42%
Today's Range: 167.54 - 170.42
Avg. Daily Volume: 282,300
09/27/16 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis


MARKETAXESS HOLDINGS INC's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2016 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. The company has grown sales and net income significantly, outpacing the average growth rates of competitors within its industry.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 21.20% from the same quarter last year.

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Income Statement Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)96.6475.49
EBITDA ($mil)55.0941.66
EBIT ($mil)50.5537.06
Net Income ($mil)33.1324.24


Balance Sheet Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)153.28169.26
Total Assets ($mil)477.12398.95
Total Debt ($mil)0.00.0
Equity ($mil)436.15359.86


Profitability Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Gross Profit Margin57.0155.19
EBITDA Margin57.055.18
Operating Margin52.3149.09
Sales Turnover0.70.72
Return on Assets22.922.05
Return on Equity25.0524.44
Debt Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Current Ratio0.00.0
Debt/Capital0.00.0
Interest Expense0.00.0
Interest Coverage0.00.0


Share Data Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)37.6437.31
Div / share0.260.2
EPS0.880.64
Book value / share11.599.65
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume339564.0328958.0

Valuation


BUY. MARKETAXESS HOLDINGS INC's P/E ratio indicates a significant premium compared to an average of 22.00 for the Capital Markets industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.19. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 14.92 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.82 and a significant premium versus the industry average of 5.51. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, MARKETAXESS HOLDINGS INC proves to trade at a premium 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
MKTX 59.60 Peers 22.00   MKTX 126.79 Peers 15.22

Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.

MKTX is trading at a significant premium to its peers.

 

Premium. 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.

MKTX is trading at a significant premium to its peers.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
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premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
MKTX 44.26 Peers 19.21   MKTX 2.27 Peers 1.46

Premium. A higher price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher future growth expectations.

MKTX is trading at a significant premium to its peers.

 

Premium. 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.

MKTX trades at a significant premium to its peers.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
MKTX 14.92 Peers 5.51   MKTX 25.00 Peers 6.96

Premium. A higher price-to-book ratio makes a stock less attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.

MKTX is trading at a significant premium to its peers.

 

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

MKTX 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
MKTX 19.36 Peers 4.60   MKTX 17.22 Peers -0.86

Premium. 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.

MKTX is trading at a significant premium to its industry.

 

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

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

 

 

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