U.S. Auto Parts Network Inc

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PRTS : NASDAQ : Services
$2.89 up 0.06 | 2.1%
Today's Range: 2.82 - 2.9
Avg. Daily Volume: 88700.0
12/02/16 - 12:39 PM ET

Financial Analysis


US AUTO PARTS NETWORK INC's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2016 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased, representing a decrease to the bottom line. US AUTO PARTS NETWORK INC has very weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.23 which clearly shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year, indicating improving cash flow.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 23.67% 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 Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)73.5270.65
EBITDA ($mil)1.931.76
EBIT ($mil)-0.08-0.22
Net Income ($mil)-0.10.01


Balance Sheet Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)7.545.74
Total Assets ($mil)83.4780.26
Total Debt ($mil)10.4519.12
Equity ($mil)24.6919.96


Profitability Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Gross Profit Margin30.4929.78
EBITDA Margin2.622.48
Operating Margin-0.11-0.31
Sales Turnover3.593.66
Return on Assets1.95-4.02
Return on Equity5.62-17.39
Debt Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Current Ratio1.391.3
Debt/Capital0.30.49
Interest Expense0.290.28
Interest Coverage-0.29-0.8


Share Data Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)34.9834.07
Div / share0.00.0
EPS0.00.0
Book value / share0.710.59
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume111392.0161019.0

Valuation


HOLD. The current P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 149.99 for the Internet & Catalog Retail industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.16. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 4.17 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.79 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 16.07. 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, US AUTO PARTS NETWORK 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
PRTS 73.50 Peers 149.99   PRTS 5.83 Peers 26.06

Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.

PRTS 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.

PRTS 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
PRTS 42.00 Peers 134.24   PRTS NM Peers 1.35

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 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.

PRTS'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
PRTS 4.17 Peers 16.07   PRTS 144.44 Peers 325.43

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.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
PRTS 0.34 Peers 3.57   PRTS 2.00 Peers 25.11

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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