WABCO Holdings Inc.Find Ratings Reports
WABCO HOLDINGS INC's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2017 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased. WABCO HOLDINGS INC is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 2.52 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs. WBC managed to increase the liquidity from the same period a year ago, despite already having very strong liquidity to begin with. This would indicate improved cash flow.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 19.92% 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||Q3 FY17||Q3 FY16|
|Net Sales ($mil)||827.8||675.5|
|Net Income ($mil)||69.9||98.2|
|Balance Sheet||Q3 FY17||Q3 FY16|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||1118.6||710.1|
|Total Assets ($mil)||3618.4||2979.9|
|Total Debt ($mil)||1153.8||761.4|
|Profitability||Q3 FY17||Q3 FY16|
|Gross Profit Margin||34.09||35.65|
|Return on Assets||8.31||8.67|
|Return on Equity||31.62||32.59|
|Debt||Q3 FY17||Q3 FY16|
|Share Data||Q3 FY17||Q3 FY16|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||53.65||55.09|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||17.74||14.4|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||345726.0||407379.0|
BUY. The current P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 89.62 for the Machinery industry and a value on par with the S&P 500 average of 25.66. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 7.82 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 3.28 and a significant premium versus the industry average of 5.54. The current price-to-sales ratio is above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium.
|WBC 25.05||Peers 89.62||WBC 21.60||Peers 22.25|
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.
Average. 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 valuation on par to its peers.
|WBC 16.62||Peers 19.09||WBC 0.27||Peers 1.57|
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.
|WBC 7.82||Peers 5.54||WBC 21.49||Peers 187.15|
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.
Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
However, WBC is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|WBC 2.41||Peers 2.24||WBC 11.45||Peers 12.01|
Average. 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 valuation on par with its industry on this measurement.
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.