Analysts Expected a Profit of 0.59 Per Share For Copart Inc. (CPRT)

Copart Inc. (CPRT) is owned by a number of high-value investors. Its largest direct holder is Willis J. Johnson Executive Chairman of the Board with 1,878,890 shares. The second-largest direct holder is Daniel J. Englander Independent Director, with 475,128 shares of the company’s stock. In third place with 1,346 shares of CPRT is Jeffrey Liaw President and Chief Financial Officer.

Now turning to institutional ownership of Copart Inc. (CPRT), The Vanguard Group, Inc. is the top holder with 22.54 million shares. The next largest fund holder of this company’s stock is BlackRock Fund Advisors with 10.92 million shares. In the third-place spot with 8.31 million shares is SSgA Funds Management, Inc..

This company’s stock price was $87.28 at the previous market close, with its latest volume reaching 1390729. Compare that to its average daily volume of 1.67M. Given the fact that this stock has 235.67M shares outstanding, its current market value is sitting at $20.57B. This publicly-traded stock’s 60-month Beta is 0.80. Its Price to Sales ratio is 9.63, its Price to Cash Flow ratio is 113.58, and its Price to Book ratio is 10.48.

CPRT stock has achieved a 5-day range of $86.61 to $91.22, with a total performance of -3.88% during that period. Meanwhile, in the past month of trading, this stock has traded in the range of $80.71 to $92.41, generating a +5.27% change during the period. In the past three months, this stock’s price has changed by +16.75%, trading in the range of $73.62 to $92.41.

In the past 5 days, shares of CPRT have made a new high 1 time. In the last month, it has made a new high 7 times, and in the past 3 months, it has made a new high 15 times.

Now let’s turn to this public company’s earnings. For the quarter ending 10/30/2019, the earnings per share (EPS) was reported at 0.65. This is a 0.06 difference compared to the consensus estimate of 0.59, amounting to an earnings surprise of 10.20%. In the previous quarter, which ended in 10/30/2019, the consensus estimate was 0.58, making for an earnings surprise of 3.40%. For the quarter ending 4/29/2019, EPS was reported at 0.66, generating a 6.50% earnings surprise.

The Net Income for the most recent full fiscal year, which ended in 07-2019, was $591.69 million. This is compared to the prior year, where Net Income was $418.01 million. Meanwhile, this company’s Operating Cash Flow was $646.65 million for the year, compared to $535.07 million in 2017. Capital Expenditures for the year were reportedly -$374.63 million, compared to -$296.7 million, and Free Cash flow was $272.02 million compared to the prior year’s $238.37 million.

Copart Inc. (CPRT) stock currently has a Financial Strength score of 7/10. This is due to a combination of factors, including a Cash to Debt ratio of 0.34, an Equity to Asset ratio of 0.68, a Debt to Equity ratio of 0.28 and a Debt to EBITDA of 0.63. The Interest Coverage of this stock is 38.97, its Piotroski F-Score is 7, its Altman Z-Score is 15.74 and its Beneish M-Score is -2.53.

This publicly-traded company’s Profitability and Growth score is 10/10, thanks to a combination of things: an Operating Margin of 36.09, a Net Margin of 32.59, a ROE of 41.14, and a ROC of 56.58.

Shifting focus now to Valuation and Return for CPRT, this company’s Price to Tangible Book is 13.2 and its Price to Median PS Value is 2.35. Price to Peter Lynch Fair Value for CPRT is now 1.39, and this organization’s Price to Graham Number is 4.19. Meanwhile, its Forward Rate of Return (Yactman) is 21.13.

Certain ratios provide helpful insights into how a stock is performing. The Quick Ratio for CPRT is sitting at 2.24, while its Current Ratio is 2.3 and its PEG Ratio is 1.41. This stock’s PB Ratio is 10.53, its PS Ratio is 9.77, its Forward PE Ratio is 31.95, and its PE Ratio without NRI is 30.01. Similarly, its Shiller PE Ratio is 70.7, its Price to Owner Earnings is 39.01, its Price to Free Cash Flow is 67.56 and its Price to Operating Cash Flow is 27.7.