WABCO Holdings Inc

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WBC : NYSE : Consumer Goods
$150.14 up 0.95 | 0.64%
Today's Range: 148.69 - 150.3
Avg. Daily Volume: 435200.0
09/22/17 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis

WABCO HOLDINGS INC's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2017 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. The company has grown sales and net income during the past quarter when compared with the same quarter a year ago, however, it was unable to keep up with the growth of the average competitor within its industry. WABCO HOLDINGS INC is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 3.06 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 13.99% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is very unlikely to face financial difficulties in the near future.

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Income Statement Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)795.0732.1
EBITDA ($mil)135.9130.6
EBIT ($mil)110.7106.6
Net Income ($mil)87.275.1

Balance Sheet Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)1040.2643.8
Total Assets ($mil)3284.02804.5
Total Debt ($mil)1001.1683.9
Equity ($mil)843.9740.3

Profitability Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Gross Profit Margin34.5934.86
EBITDA Margin17.0917.83
Operating Margin13.9214.56
Sales Turnover0.890.98
Return on Assets10.027.1
Return on Equity39.026.9
Debt Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Current Ratio3.582.96
Interest Expense4.03.0
Interest Coverage27.6835.53

Share Data Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)53.6255.66
Div / share0.00.0
Book value / share15.7413.3
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume444944.0417652.0


BUY. The current P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 125.40 for the Machinery industry and a value on par with the S&P 500 average of 24.88. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 9.02 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 3.10 and a significant premium versus the industry average of 6.16. The price-to-sales ratio is above the S&P 500 average and well above the industry average, indicating a premium.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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WBC 23.66 Peers 125.40   WBC 22.32 Peers 19.02

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

WBC is trading at a significant discount to its peers.


Premium. 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.

WBC is trading at a premium to its peers.

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  Price to
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WBC 20.08 Peers 22.16   WBC 0.41 Peers 1.21

Average. An average price-to-projected earnings ratio can signify an industry neutral stock price and average future growth expectations.

WBC is trading at a valuation on par with 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.

WBC trades at a significant discount to its peers.

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  Earnings Growth
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WBC 9.02 Peers 6.16   WBC 72.91 Peers 16.67

Premium. A higher price-to-book ratio makes a stock less attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.

WBC is trading at a significant premium to its peers.


Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

WBC is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

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  Sales Growth
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WBC 2.60 Peers 2.07   WBC 7.18 Peers 6.91

Premium. 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.

WBC is trading at a significant premium to its industry.


Average. Comparing a company's sales growth to its industry helps to determine if the company is adding or losing market share.

WBC is keeping pace with its peers on the basis of sales growth.



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