Wabash National Corp

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WNC : NYSE : Consumer Goods
$14.04 | %
Today's Range: 14.04 - 14.30
Avg. Daily Volume: 1,180,400
09/23/16 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis


WABASH NATIONAL CORP's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has significantly increased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales decreased, the net income has increased, representing an increase to the bottom line. WABASH NATIONAL CORP has strong liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.59 which shows the ability to cover 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 22.25% 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 Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)471.44514.83
EBITDA ($mil)69.5251.54
EBIT ($mil)60.5342.05
Net Income ($mil)35.5328.65


Balance Sheet Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)187.6139.56
Total Assets ($mil)986.59994.8
Total Debt ($mil)282.55336.04
Equity ($mil)482.24394.44


Profitability Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Gross Profit Margin20.1614.87
EBITDA Margin14.7410.01
Operating Margin12.848.17
Sales Turnover2.021.98
Return on Assets12.997.69
Return on Equity26.5819.39
Debt Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Current Ratio2.772.28
Debt/Capital0.370.46
Interest Expense3.944.8
Interest Coverage15.388.76


Share Data Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)64.2366.58
Div / share0.00.0
EPS0.530.41
Book value / share7.515.92
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume1233150.01117599.0

Valuation


BUY. WABASH NATIONAL CORP's P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 25.48 for the Machinery industry and a significant discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.84. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.80 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.78 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 4.02. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, WABASH NATIONAL 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
WNC 7.05 Peers 25.48   WNC 5.25 Peers 18.30

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

WNC 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.

WNC 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
WNC 10.42 Peers 21.06   WNC 0.29 Peers 7.76

Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.

WNC is trading at a significant 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.

WNC trades at a significant discount to its peers.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
WNC 1.80 Peers 4.02   WNC 77.77 Peers -25.61

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.

WNC is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 

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

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

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
WNC 0.44 Peers 1.83   WNC 1.14 Peers -5.26

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.

WNC 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.

WNC has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

 

 

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