RPXC : NASDAQ : Services
$10.34 up 0.16 | 1.57%
Today's Range: 10.14 - 10.35
Avg. Daily Volume: 388,400
07/26/16 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis


RPX CORP's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2016 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have dropped, underperforming the average competitor within its industry. RPX CORP has strong liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.61 which shows the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year, indicating deteriorating cash flow.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained virtually unchanged only decreasing by 1.03% 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 Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)79.7483.29
EBITDA ($mil)49.7363.08
EBIT ($mil)5.1729.07
Net Income ($mil)4.2418.03


Balance Sheet Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)205.1375.72
Total Assets ($mil)769.78690.97
Total Debt ($mil)99.8710.29
Equity ($mil)501.61506.87


Profitability Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Gross Profit Margin93.9598.64
EBITDA Margin62.3675.73
Operating Margin6.4934.9
Sales Turnover0.370.41
Return on Assets3.326.87
Return on Equity5.19.37
Debt Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Current Ratio1.692.34
Debt/Capital0.170.02
Interest Expense0.00.0
Interest Coverage0.00.0


Share Data Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)51.3754.27
Div / share0.00.0
EPS0.080.33
Book value / share9.779.34
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume389481.0391668.0

Valuation


HOLD. The current P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 44.35 for the Professional Services industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.05. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.02 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.81 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 6.18. 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 21.72 Peers 44.35   RPXC 3.45 Peers 23.52

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 10.74 Peers 21.00   RPXC 15.51 Peers 2.87

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 1.02 Peers 6.18   RPXC -47.13 Peers 17.64

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 1.78 Peers 3.53   RPXC 2.70 Peers 13.27

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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