U.S. Auto Parts Network Inc

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PRTS : NASDAQ : Services
$3.63 | %
Today's Range: 3.54 - 3.6394
Avg. Daily Volume: 70100.0
04/28/17 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis


US AUTO PARTS NETWORK 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. 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 0.21 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 12.35% 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 Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)71.267.59
EBITDA ($mil)1.591.3
EBIT ($mil)-0.44-0.71
Net Income ($mil)-1.35-0.45


Balance Sheet Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)6.675.6
Total Assets ($mil)82.1383.76
Total Debt ($mil)10.3122.45
Equity ($mil)22.8520.34


Profitability Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Gross Profit Margin30.2329.66
EBITDA Margin2.221.92
Operating Margin-0.62-1.05
Sales Turnover3.73.48
Return on Assets0.89-1.52
Return on Equity2.14-7.48
Debt Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Current Ratio1.361.28
Debt/Capital0.310.52
Interest Expense0.350.29
Interest Coverage-1.27-2.41


Share Data Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)34.6234.14
Div / share0.00.0
EPS-0.04-0.01
Book value / share0.660.6
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume68594.086133.0

Valuation


HOLD. US AUTO PARTS NETWORK INC's P/E ratio indicates a significant premium compared to an average of 148.60 for the Internet & Catalog Retail industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.92. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 5.45 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.99 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.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
PRTS 360.00 Peers 148.60   PRTS 5.78 Peers 24.24

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

PRTS is trading at a significant premium 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 24.00 Peers 96.30   PRTS 0.40 Peers 3.04

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.

 

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.

PRTS 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
PRTS 5.45 Peers 17.72   PRTS 133.33 Peers 168.62

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 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 0.41 Peers 3.87   PRTS 4.28 Peers 26.37

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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