RPXC : NASDAQ : Services
$10.49 | %
Today's Range: 10.46 - 10.65
Avg. Daily Volume: 348,000
08/26/16 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis


RPX CORP's gross profit margin for the second 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 1.69 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 6.22% 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 Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)83.1167.55
EBITDA ($mil)49.1747.55
EBIT ($mil)8.1411.57
Net Income ($mil)4.158.03


Balance Sheet Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)199.57381.83
Total Assets ($mil)737.1686.17
Total Debt ($mil)98.198.65
Equity ($mil)486.53518.8


Profitability Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Gross Profit Margin87.9297.95
EBITDA Margin59.1570.38
Operating Margin9.7917.13
Sales Turnover0.410.41
Return on Assets2.956.72
Return on Equity4.478.89
Debt Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Current Ratio1.822.61
Debt/Capital0.170.02
Interest Expense0.00.0
Interest Coverage0.00.0


Share Data Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)51.3754.81
Div / share0.00.0
EPS0.080.14
Book value / share9.479.47
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume372942.0317940.0

Valuation


HOLD. RPX CORP's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 34.20 for the Professional Services industry and a value on par with the S&P 500 average of 25.30. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.13 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.83 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 7.92. 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 26.73 Peers 34.20   RPXC 3.56 Peers 16.84

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

RPXC is trading at a 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 13.20 Peers 20.26   RPXC 4.75 Peers 1.37

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.

 

Premium. 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 premium to its peers.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
RPXC 1.13 Peers 7.92   RPXC -52.39 Peers 98.08

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 1.81 Peers 3.69   RPXC 7.00 Peers 40.41

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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