XPO Logistics Inc

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XPO : NYSE : Services
$46.15 up 0.01 | 0.02%
Today's Range: 44.51 - 46.295
Avg. Daily Volume: 1161600.0
03/27/17 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis


XPO LOGISTICS 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. 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. XPO LOGISTICS INC has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.98 which shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained unchanged from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is in a position in which financial difficulties could develop in the future.

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Income Statement Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)3676.63342.3
EBITDA ($mil)279.5256.7
EBIT ($mil)121.583.7
Net Income ($mil)29.8-62.1


Balance Sheet Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)373.4289.8
Total Assets ($mil)11698.412643.2
Total Debt ($mil)4868.05437.4
Equity ($mil)2700.02717.1


Profitability Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Gross Profit Margin16.516.42
EBITDA Margin7.67.68
Operating Margin3.32.5
Sales Turnover1.250.6
Return on Assets0.58-1.51
Return on Equity2.44-9.05
Debt Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Current Ratio1.131.1
Debt/Capital0.640.67
Interest Expense80.382.8
Interest Coverage1.511.01


Share Data Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)111.09109.52
Div / share0.00.0
EPS0.22-0.58
Book value / share24.3124.81
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume1148889.01426342.0

Valuation


HOLD. XPO LOGISTICS INC's P/E ratio indicates a significant premium compared to an average of 32.70 for the Air Freight & Logistics industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 26.33. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.92 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.93 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 102.09. 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 99.49 Peers 32.70   XPO 8.31 Peers 14.19

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 16.91 Peers 17.13   XPO 0.42 Peers 1.23

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 1.92 Peers 102.09   XPO 118.07 Peers 23.23

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 0.36 Peers 1.77   XPO 91.77 Peers 9.90

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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