WABCO Holdings IncFind Ratings Reports
WABCO HOLDINGS INC's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2016 is essentially unchanged 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. WABCO HOLDINGS INC is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 3.02 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 decreased by 10.84% 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||Q4 FY16||Q4 FY15|
|Net Sales ($mil)||713.7||670.6|
|Net Income ($mil)||63.1||98.7|
|Balance Sheet||Q4 FY16||Q4 FY15|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||991.2||597.3|
|Total Assets ($mil)||3056.0||2589.9|
|Total Debt ($mil)||959.1||503.7|
|Profitability||Q4 FY16||Q4 FY15|
|Gross Profit Margin||35.0||34.61|
|Return on Assets||7.29||10.62|
|Return on Equity||31.79||34.98|
|Debt||Q4 FY16||Q4 FY15|
|Share Data||Q4 FY16||Q4 FY15|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||54.49||56.76|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||12.87||13.86|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||348555.0||544865.0|
HOLD. WABCO HOLDINGS INC's P/E ratio indicates a premium compared to an average of 28.29 for the Machinery industry and a premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 26.33. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 9.02 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.93 and a significant premium versus the industry average of 4.86. The current price-to-sales ratio is above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, WABCO HOLDINGS INC proves to trade at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.
|WBC 29.02||Peers 28.29||WBC 15.60||Peers 15.54|
Average. An average P/E ratio can signify an industry neutral price for a stock and an average growth expectation.
WBC is trading at a valuation on par with 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 16.92||Peers 22.43||WBC 0.60||Peers 1.85|
Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.
WBC 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.
WBC trades at a significant discount to its peers.
|WBC 9.02||Peers 4.86||WBC -15.26||Peers -12.52|
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 2.25||Peers 1.93||WBC 6.94||Peers -1.99|
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 premium to its industry on this measurement.
Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.
WBC has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.