XPO Logistics Inc

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XPO : NYSE : Services
$52.87 -0.79 | -1.47%
Today's Range: 52.61 - 53.55
Avg. Daily Volume: 1213200.0
05/26/17 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis


XPO LOGISTICS INC's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2017 has increased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales decreased, the net income has increased. XPO LOGISTICS INC has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.03 which shows that technically this company has the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year, indicating improving cash flow.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained unchanged from the same quarter last year. Together, the key liquidity measurements indicate that it is relatively unlikely that the company will face financial difficulties in the near future.

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Income Statement Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)3539.53545.7
EBITDA ($mil)280.7255.2
EBIT ($mil)123.393.1
Net Income ($mil)21.3-22.5


Balance Sheet Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)342.0279.0
Total Assets ($mil)11688.312592.3
Total Debt ($mil)4945.95562.2
Equity ($mil)2741.22726.0


Profitability Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Gross Profit Margin18.9816.81
EBITDA Margin7.937.19
Operating Margin3.482.63
Sales Turnover1.250.83
Return on Assets0.96-1.58
Return on Equity4.0-9.31
Debt Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Current Ratio1.191.12
Debt/Capital0.640.67
Interest Expense75.693.1
Interest Coverage1.631.0


Share Data Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)111.62109.74
Div / share0.00.0
EPS0.16-0.21
Book value / share24.5624.84
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume1216321.01235166.0

Valuation


HOLD. XPO LOGISTICS INC's P/E ratio indicates a significant premium compared to an average of 30.71 for the Air Freight & Logistics industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.54. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.19 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.06 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 78.41. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
XPO 63.88 Peers 30.71   XPO 9.41 Peers 26.23

Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.

XPO is trading at a significant premium 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.

XPO 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
XPO 18.50 Peers 17.45   XPO 0.23 Peers 0.40

Premium. A higher price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher future growth expectations.

XPO is trading at a significant premium 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.

XPO 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
XPO 2.19 Peers 78.41   XPO 132.06 Peers 24.31

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.

XPO 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.

XPO 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
XPO 0.41 Peers 1.54   XPO 39.62 Peers 9.62

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.

XPO 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.

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

 

 

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