U.S. Auto Parts Network Inc

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PRTS : NASDAQ : Services
$4.09 | %
Today's Range: 4.06 - 4.19
Avg. Daily Volume: 144,500
07/29/16 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis

US AUTO PARTS NETWORK INC's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has increased 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. US AUTO PARTS NETWORK INC has very weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.19 which clearly shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 11.53% from the same quarter last year. The key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is in a position in which financial difficulties could develop in the near future.

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Income Statement Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)80.8176.39
EBITDA ($mil)3.152.03
EBIT ($mil)1.18-0.02
Net Income ($mil)1.25-0.06

Balance Sheet Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)4.617.98
Total Assets ($mil)78.8683.84
Total Debt ($mil)13.6618.96
Equity ($mil)21.5619.33

Profitability Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Gross Profit Margin30.4328.12
EBITDA Margin3.92.65
Operating Margin1.46-0.02
Sales Turnover3.753.48
Return on Assets0.03-8.51
Return on Equity-0.97-38.18
Debt Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Current Ratio1.341.29
Interest Expense0.350.37
Interest Coverage3.41-0.05

Share Data Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)34.6833.95
Div / share0.00.0
Book value / share0.620.57
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume141228.039394.0


HOLD. The price-to-book ratio of 6.79 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.81 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 17.72. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount. After reviewing these and other key valuation criteria, US AUTO PARTS NETWORK INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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PRTS NA Peers 223.43   PRTS 12.79 Peers 31.99

Neutral. A lower P/E ratio can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth potential.

Ratio not available.


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.

PRTS is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

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  Price to
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PRTS 70.33 Peers 139.60   PRTS NA Peers 0.92

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

PRTS is trading at a 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.

Ratio not available.

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  Earnings Growth
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PRTS 6.79 Peers 17.72   PRTS -100.00 Peers 264.09

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.

PRTS 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, PRTS is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.

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  Sales Growth
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PRTS 0.50 Peers 3.56   PRTS 1.24 Peers 23.75

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.

PRTS 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.

PRTS significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth



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