Echo Global Logistics, Inc. provides technology-enabled transportation and supply chain management solutions in the United States.
Good value with moderate growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has Echo Global Logistics's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: ECHO has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: ECHO underperformed the US Logistics industry which returned 0.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: ECHO underperformed the US Market which returned 3.7% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Echo Global Logistics's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
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Is Echo Global Logistics undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: ECHO ($19.23) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($24.61)
Significantly Below Fair Value: ECHO is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: ECHO is poor value based on its PE Ratio (60.3x) compared to the Logistics industry average (19.4x).
PE vs Market: ECHO is poor value based on its PE Ratio (60.3x) compared to the US market (15.1x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: ECHO is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.8x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: ECHO is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.3x) compared to the US Logistics industry average (2.1x).
How is Echo Global Logistics forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 11 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: ECHO's forecast earnings growth (75.2% per year) is above the savings rate (2.2%).
Earnings vs Market: ECHO's earnings (75.2% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (21.6% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: ECHO's revenue (5.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (8.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: ECHO's revenue (5.7% 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 (7.4%).
How has Echo Global Logistics performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: ECHO has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: ECHO's current net profit margins (0.4%) are lower than last year (1.1%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: ECHO's earnings have grown significantly by 22.6% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: ECHO's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: ECHO had negative earnings growth (-69.4%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Logistics industry average (-7.9%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: ECHO's Return on Equity (2.2%) is considered low.
How is Echo Global Logistics's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: ECHO's short term assets ($387.4M) exceed its short term liabilities ($272.4M).
Long Term Liabilities: ECHO's short term assets ($387.4M) exceed its long term liabilities ($224.6M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: ECHO's debt to equity ratio (44.8%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: ECHO's debt to equity ratio has increased from 1.6% to 44.8% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: ECHO's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (41.8%).
Interest Coverage: ECHO's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (2.2x coverage).
What is Echo Global Logistics's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate ECHO's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate ECHO's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if ECHO's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if ECHO's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of ECHO's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Doug Waggoner (60yo)
Mr. Douglas R. Waggoner, also known as Doug, has been the Chief Executive Officer of Echo Global Logistics, Inc. since December 2006 and has been its Chairman of the Board since June 2015. Mr. Waggoner has ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Doug's total compensation ($USD4.43M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD2.29M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Doug's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Chairman & CEO||13.42yrs||US$4.43m||1.22% $6.2m|
|President & COO||5.83yrs||US$2.35m||0.51% $2.6m|
|CFO & Secretary||6.58yrs||US$1.90m||0.36% $1.9m|
|Chief Information Officer||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Marketing||4.75yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Human Resources Officer||1.33yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Commercial Officer||no data||no data||no data|
|VP of Finance & Financial Controller||no data||no data||0.058% $296.2k|
Experienced Management: ECHO's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.8 years average tenure).
|Chairman & CEO||13.42yrs||US$4.43m||1.22% $6.2m|
|Lead Independent Director||2.92yrs||US$277.50k||0.13% $646.9k|
|Independent Director||10.25yrs||US$247.50k||0.10% $524.5k|
|Independent Director||2.92yrs||US$235.00k||0.046% $237.4k|
|Independent Director||7.42yrs||US$247.50k||0.10% $512.0k|
|Independent Director||1.67yrs||US$237.50k||0.026% $131.4k|
Experienced Board: ECHO's board of directors are considered experienced (3.9 years average tenure).
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
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Echo Global Logistics, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Echo Global Logistics, Inc.
- Ticker: ECHO
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 2005
- Industry: Air Freight and Logistics
- Sector: Transportation
- Market Cap: US$511.800m
- Shares outstanding: 26.61m
- Website: https://www.echo.com
Number of Employees
- Echo Global Logistics, Inc.
- 600 West Chicago Avenue
- Suite 725
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|ECHO||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Oct 2009|
|AOZ||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Oct 2009|
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. It also provides various transportation management and logistics services, which include rate negotiation; procurement of transportation; shipment execution and tracking; carrier management, selection, reporting, and compliance; executive dashboard presentations and detailed shipment reports; freight bill payment and audit; claims processing and service refund management; design and management of inbound client freight programs; individually configured Web portals and self-service data warehouses; enterprise resource planning integration with transactional shipment data; and integration of shipping applications into client e-commerce sites, as well as back-end reports customized to the internal reporting needs of the business. The company serves manufacturing, construction, food and beverage, consumer products, and retail industries. Echo Global Logistics, Inc. was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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|Company Analysis||2020/05/25 04:01|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/05/22 00:00|
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