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
Interest Expense0.860.0
Interest Coverage9.380.0

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


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.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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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.

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  Price to
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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.

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  Earnings Growth
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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.

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  Sales Growth
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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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