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  • Echo Global Logistics (ECHO)  0 comments
    Jun 26, 2011 12:14 PM | about stocks: ECHO

    Echo Global Logistics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECHO) Provides technology enabled transportation and supply chain management services and logistics needs in the United States. A dedicated team business model gives each client a team of transportation professionals to be your point of contact for all your shipping needs.  Its Web-based technology platform, Evolved Transportation Manager, compiles and analyzes data from its network of approximately 24,000 transportation providers to serve a primary market of small to medium shippers and freight management needs.

     ONGOING TECHNOLOGY

    -Average of two software releases per month

    -Support significant scale and growth in software services, client base, loads, data and vendors

    -Standardized, reusable services and processes to ensure scalability and constant service levels

    -99.999% uptime for all transactional and back office systems

    -Implementation of SOX controls and successful completion of year one SOX audits

    -Post acquisition integration of staff, processes, clients, vendors, data, AP, AR, etc.

    Market Cap (intraday)

    368.91M

    Enterprise Value (Jun 26, 2011)

    326.06M

    Trailing P/E (ttm, intraday)

    39.69

    Forward P/E (fye Dec 31, 2012)

    20.58

    PEG Ratio (5 yr expected)

    0.93

    Price/Sales (ttm):

    0.79

    Price/Book (mrq):

    3.41

    Enterprise Value/Revenue (ttm)

    0.70

    Enterprise Value/EBITDA (ttm)

    17.50

     

    Share Structure

    Shares Outstanding  22.13M

    Float  10.14M

    % Held by Insiders 40.77%

    % Held by Institutions 50.80%

    Risk Highlights

    Corporate Governance

     

     

    Echo Global Logistics, Inc.’s Governance Risk Indicator (GRI®) as of Jun 1, 2011 is: Board (Low Risk), Audit (Medium Risk), Compensation (High Risk), Shareholder Rights (Low Risk).

    Provided by RiskMetrics Group

     

    Price Target  (ECHO)

    Mean $19.00

    High $ 22.00

    Low $16.00

     

    EPS Target Year of 2011

    Est. Average EPS  $0.57

    Low Est.                 $0.55

    High Est.                 $0.61

     

    EPS Target Year Ending 2012

    Est. Average EPS   $0.81

    Low Est.                  $0.75

    High Est.                 $0.85

      

    Value Proposition

    GROWTH

    Growth through rolling up the industry in acquisitions of small to mid -size players.

    After 12 months, acquisition revenue is up 67% on average

    Five out of seven acquisitions have doubled their revenue -It takes an average of 16 months to double revenues from acquisitions.

    ECHO has a forecasted Earnings Growth Rate of 16% and a Sales Growth Rate of 42% per year. This is exceptionally good compared to its competitors.


    Stocks: ECHO
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