RPXC : NASDAQ : Services
$11.98 | %
Today's Range: 0.0 - 0.0
Avg. Daily Volume: 394700.0
03/29/17 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis


RPX CORP's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has decreased 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. RPX CORP has strong liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.74 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 8.17% 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 Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)81.872.83
EBITDA ($mil)50.3751.97
EBIT ($mil)8.0613.16
Net Income ($mil)1.735.53


Balance Sheet Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)191.49326.7
Total Assets ($mil)735.29658.56
Total Debt ($mil)94.582.38
Equity ($mil)474.28516.48


Profitability Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Gross Profit Margin88.6898.56
EBITDA Margin61.5871.35
Operating Margin9.8618.07
Sales Turnover0.450.44
Return on Assets2.475.98
Return on Equity3.847.63
Debt Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Current Ratio1.772.73
Debt/Capital0.170.0
Interest Expense0.860.0
Interest Coverage9.380.0


Share Data Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)49.1553.49
Div / share0.00.0
EPS0.030.1
Book value / share9.659.66
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume381625.0209365.0

Valuation


HOLD. The current P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 37.11 for the Professional Services industry and a premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 26.33. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.24 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.93 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 7.96. 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 34.29 Peers 37.11   RPXC 3.15 Peers 17.82

Average. An average P/E ratio can signify an industry neutral price for a stock and an average growth expectation.

RPXC is trading at a valuation on par with 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 15.00 Peers 19.55   RPXC 0.32 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.

RPXC is trading at a 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 significant discount to its peers.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
RPXC 1.24 Peers 7.96   RPXC -50.71 Peers 30.57

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 1.77 Peers 3.82   RPXC 14.12 Peers 11.71

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.

 

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

RPXC has a sales growth rate that exceeds its peers.

 

 

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