RPXC : NASDAQ : Services
$10.54 -0.15 | -1.4%
Today's Range: 10.47 - 10.76
Avg. Daily Volume: 257900.0
01/19/17 - 2:42 PM ET

Financial Analysis


RPX CORP's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. The company managed to grow both sales and net income at a faster pace than the average competitor in its industry this quarter as compared to the same quarter a year ago. RPX CORP has strong liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.80 which shows the 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 decreased by 7.56% from the same quarter last year. The key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is unlikely to face financial difficulties in the near future.

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Income Statement Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)88.4668.21
EBITDA ($mil)57.7448.84
EBIT ($mil)14.0211.8
Net Income ($mil)8.127.83


Balance Sheet Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)183.08368.67
Total Assets ($mil)713.46669.23
Total Debt ($mil)95.738.04
Equity ($mil)484.48524.16


Profitability Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Gross Profit Margin89.8198.55
EBITDA Margin65.2771.59
Operating Margin15.8417.3
Sales Turnover0.450.43
Return on Assets3.086.44
Return on Equity4.548.23
Debt Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Current Ratio2.022.94
Debt/Capital0.170.02
Interest Expense0.920.0
Interest Coverage15.20.0


Share Data Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)49.1554.39
Div / share0.00.0
EPS0.160.14
Book value / share9.869.64
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume245310.0254787.0

Valuation


HOLD. The current P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 36.22 for the Professional Services industry and a value on par with the S&P 500 average of 25.49. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.11 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.84 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 7.45. The price-to-sales ratio is below the S&P 500 average and is well below the industry average, indicating a discount. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, RPX CORP 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
RPXC 26.00 Peers 36.22   RPXC 3.49 Peers 17.42

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

RPXC 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.

RPXC 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
RPXC 13.91 Peers 20.37   RPXC 4.62 Peers 6.07

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

RPXC 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.

RPXC trades at a discount to its peers.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
RPXC 1.11 Peers 7.45   RPXC -46.16 Peers 62.78

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.

RPXC 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, RPXC 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
RPXC 1.66 Peers 3.70   RPXC 13.01 Peers 33.26

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.

RPXC 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.

RPXC significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth

 

 

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