Copart Stock Analysis (NASDAQ:CPRT)

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$54.39 $0.3 (0.55%) CPRT stock closing price Dec 02, 2016 (Closing)
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Copart
Updated on : Dec 02, 2016
previous close
CPRT 54.4 (0%)
S&P 500 2192 (0%)
Closing Price On: Dec 02, 2016
stock rating
RATING: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Industry :
Auction Valuation services
Sector :
Business Services
5 Quarter Revenue
Revenue Growth
2017-Q1
$million
%
YOY GROWTH
Compared to the industry
Operating Profit
Operating Margin:
32.1%
Sector Average:
9.1%
5 Quarter Net Profit
Net Margins
2017-Q1
%
LTM Margin
Compared to the industry
Debt/Equity Ratio
Debt:
744.2M
Debt/Equity Ratio:
 0.92
Compared to the industry
Cash Flow
Operating cash flow:
$74.3M
Net Income:
$167.3M
PROS      CONS
Operating Margins
Net Margins
ROIC
ROE
High Debt Burden
Cash Flow
PS Valuation
Rating: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Relative Valuation
CPRT PS :
4.6
Industry PS :
1.7
Sector:   Business Services.   *PE adjusted for one time items.
Other Metrics
Return on Invested Capital:
31%
Return on Equity:
47.5%
Free Cash Flow Margin:
10.5%
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View Copart stock analysis video. This is our CPRT analyst opinion covering the buy and sell arguments for CPRT stock.

Copart, Inc. Stock Rating (3.5/5)

Our Copart stock opinion is based on fundamentals of the company. This Copart stock analysis is based on latest Q1 earnings for 2017. The stock price analysis takes into account a company's valuation metrics.

Should you buy CPRT stock?

  • Copart's average operating margin of 32.1% was exceptional.
  • LTM Net margins were good at 29% for Copart.
  • Copart has an attractive ROIC (Return on Invested Capital) of 31%
  • The LTM ROE of 47.5% for Copart is attractive.

Should you sell CPRT stock?

  • Copart has a debt/equity ratio of  0.92, which is worse than the average in the Business Services sector.
  • Cash flow from operations is low at 0.4 times the net income.
  • CPRT stock is trading at a PS multiple of 4.6, which is a negative when compared to the Auction Valuation services industry average multiple of 1.7.

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