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ECHO

Echo Global LogisticsNasdaqGS:ECHO Stock Report

Market Cap

US$1.3b

7D

0.02%

1Y

59.8%

Updated

23 Nov, 2021

Data

Company Financials +
ECHO fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation1/6
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance5/6
Financial Health6/6
Dividends0/6

ECHO Stock Overview

Echo Global Logistics, Inc. provides technology-enabled transportation and supply chain management solutions in the United States.

Echo Global Logistics Competitors

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Forward Air

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Hub Group

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Uber Technologies

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Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Echo Global Logistics
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$48.24
52 Week HighUS$48.36
52 Week LowUS$25.99
Beta0.81
1 Month Change0.25%
3 Month Change49.58%
1 Year Change59.79%
3 Year Change93.81%
5 Year Change92.96%
Change since IPO243.10%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

ECHOUS LogisticsUS Market
7D0.02%-1.8%-2.7%
1Y59.8%8.7%16.6%

Return vs Industry: ECHO exceeded the US Logistics industry which returned 11.5% over the past year.

Return vs Market: ECHO exceeded the US Market which returned 24.3% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is ECHO's price volatile compared to industry and market?
ECHO volatility
ECHO Average Weekly Movement14.8%
Logistics Industry Average Movement4.9%
Market Average Movement6.1%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market14.8%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market2.4%

Stable Share Price: ECHO is more volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 15% a week.

Volatility Over Time: ECHO's weekly volatility has increased from 9% to 15% over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
20052,593Doug Waggonerhttps://www.echo.com

Echo Global Logistics, Inc. provides technology-enabled transportation and supply chain management solutions in the United States. It utilizes a proprietary technology platform to compile and analyze data from its multi-modal network of transportation providers for the transportation and logistics needs. The company offers services in various transportation modes, such as truckload, less-than truckload, small parcel, domestic air, and expedited and international.

Echo Global Logistics Fundamentals Summary

How do Echo Global Logistics's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
ECHO fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$1.28b
Earnings (TTM)US$58.49m
Revenue (TTM)US$3.48b

22.0x

P/E Ratio

0.4x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
ECHO income statement (TTM)
RevenueUS$3.48b
Cost of RevenueUS$2.97b
Gross ProfitUS$510.16m
ExpensesUS$451.68m
EarningsUS$58.49m

Last Reported Earnings

Sep 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)2.20
Gross Margin14.68%
Net Profit Margin1.68%
Debt/Equity Ratio23.0%

How did ECHO perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Valuation

Is Echo Global Logistics undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

21.97x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: ECHO ($48.24) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($43.66)

Significantly Below Fair Value: ECHO is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: ECHO is poor value based on its PE Ratio (22x) compared to the US Logistics industry average (18.7x).

PE vs Market: ECHO is poor value based on its PE Ratio (22x) compared to the US market (17.8x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: ECHO's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: ECHO is good value based on its PB Ratio (2.8x) compared to the US Logistics industry average (3.4x).


Future Growth

How is Echo Global Logistics forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 9 analysts?

-5.4%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: ECHO's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-5.4% per year).

Earnings vs Market: ECHO's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-5.4% per year).

High Growth Earnings: ECHO's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: ECHO's revenue (1.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (10% per year).

High Growth Revenue: ECHO's revenue (1.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: ECHO's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (9.4%).


Past Performance

How has Echo Global Logistics performed over the past 5 years?

33.0%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: ECHO has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: ECHO's current net profit margins (1.7%) are higher than last year (0.3%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: ECHO's earnings have grown significantly by 33% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: ECHO's earnings growth over the past year (832%) exceeds its 5-year average (33% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: ECHO earnings growth over the past year (832%) exceeded the Logistics industry 74.7%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: ECHO's Return on Equity (12.9%) is considered low.


Financial Health

How is Echo Global Logistics's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: ECHO's short term assets ($644.5M) exceed its short term liabilities ($497.4M).

Long Term Liabilities: ECHO's short term assets ($644.5M) exceed its long term liabilities ($158.3M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: ECHO's net debt to equity ratio (11.1%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: ECHO's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 54.4% to 23% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: ECHO's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (75%).

Interest Coverage: ECHO's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (29.5x coverage).


Balance Sheet


Dividend

What is Echo Global Logistics's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate ECHO's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate ECHO's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if ECHO's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if ECHO's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of ECHO's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.


Next Steps

Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

6.3yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Doug Waggoner (62 yo)

14.92yrs

Tenure

US$5,485,123

Compensation

Mr. Douglas R. Waggoner, also known as Doug, has been the Chief Executive Officer of Echo Global Logistics, Inc. since December 2006 and has been its Chairman of the Board since June 2015. Mr. Waggoner has...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Doug's total compensation ($USD5.49M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD3.61M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Doug's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: ECHO's management team is seasoned and experienced (6.3 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: ECHO's board of directors are considered experienced (5.4 years average tenure).


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Echo Global Logistics, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Echo Global Logistics, Inc.
  • Ticker: ECHO
  • Exchange: NasdaqGS
  • Founded: 2005
  • Industry: Air Freight and Logistics
  • Sector: Transportation
  • Market Cap: US$1.285b
  • Shares outstanding: 26.63m
  • Website: https://www.echo.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Echo Global Logistics, Inc.
  • 600 West Chicago Avenue
  • Suite 725
  • Chicago
  • Illinois
  • 60654
  • United States

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/11/23 23:10
End of Day Share Price2021/11/22 00:00
Earnings2021/09/30
Annual Earnings2020/12/31


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.