NasdaqGS:ECHO

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Executive Summary

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


Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet and fair value.


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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 is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.

Volatility Over Time: ECHO's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

6.6%

ECHO

0.4%

US Logistics

-3.4%

US Market


1 Year Return

60.9%

ECHO

51.3%

US Logistics

29.4%

US Market

Return vs Industry: ECHO exceeded the US Logistics industry which returned 57.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: ECHO exceeded the US Market which returned 36.6% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

ECHOIndustryMarket
7 Day6.6%0.4%-3.4%
30 Day7.9%6.3%0.6%
90 Day-0.2%-2.9%6.3%
1 Year60.9%60.9%53.1%51.3%32.2%29.4%
3 Year13.3%13.3%25.8%21.4%51.3%41.7%
5 Year12.4%12.4%95.4%84.1%119.6%95.2%

Long-Term 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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Valuation

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

28.4%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: ECHO ($29.05) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($40.59)

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 (47.6x) compared to the US Logistics industry average (29.8x).

PE vs Market: ECHO is poor value based on its PE Ratio (47.6x) compared to the US market (21.4x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: ECHO is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: ECHO is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.9x) compared to the US Logistics industry average (2.8x).


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Future Growth

How is Echo Global Logistics forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 10 analysts?

24.4%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: ECHO's forecast earnings growth (24.4% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).

Earnings vs Market: ECHO's earnings (24.4% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (19.8% per year).

High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: ECHO's revenue (6.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (10.3% per year).

High Growth Revenue: ECHO's revenue (6.6% 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 (9.6%).


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Past Performance

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

20.2%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: ECHO has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: ECHO's current net profit margins (0.6%) are lower than last year (0.7%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: ECHO's earnings have grown significantly by 20.2% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: ECHO's earnings growth over the past year (7.2%) is below its 5-year average (20.2% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: ECHO earnings growth over the past year (7.2%) exceeded the Logistics industry -12%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: ECHO's Return on Equity (4%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is Echo Global Logistics's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: ECHO's short term assets ($493.5M) exceed its short term liabilities ($377.1M).

Long Term Liabilities: ECHO's short term assets ($493.5M) exceed its long term liabilities ($187.4M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: ECHO's debt to equity ratio (33.5%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: ECHO's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 49.8% to 33.5% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: ECHO's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (47.6%).

Interest Coverage: ECHO's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (4.8x coverage).


Balance Sheet


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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.


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Management

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

3.9yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Doug Waggoner (61 yo)

14.25yrs

Tenure

US$4,425,794

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 ($USD4.43M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD2.24M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Doug's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Douglas Waggoner
Chairman & CEO14.25yrsUS$4.43m1.18%
$ 9.0m
David Menzel
President & COO6.67yrsUS$2.35m0.50%
$ 3.8m
Peter Rogers
Chief Financial Officer0.42yrno data0.058%
$ 440.9k
Brian Parchem
Chief Information Officer0.17yrno datano data
Christopher Clemmensen
Senior Vice President of Marketing5.58yrsno datano data
Paula Frey
Chief Human Resources Officer2.17yrsno datano data
Sean Burke
Chief Commercial Officerno datano datano data
Zach Jecklin
Senior Vice President of Strategyno datano datano data

3.9yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Management: ECHO's management team is considered experienced (3.9 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Douglas Waggoner
Chairman & CEO14.25yrsUS$4.43m1.18%
$ 9.0m
Samuel Skinner
Lead Independent Director3.75yrsUS$277.50k0.13%
$ 962.7k
Matthew Ferguson
Independent Director11.08yrsUS$247.50k0.054%
$ 408.6k
William Farrow
Independent Director3.75yrsUS$235.00k0.046%
$ 353.3k
David Habiger
Independent Director8.25yrsUS$247.50k0.10%
$ 762.0k
Virginia Henkels
Independent Director2.5yrsUS$237.50k0.026%
$ 195.6k

4.8yrs

Average Tenure

57yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: ECHO's board of directors are considered experienced (4.8 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 company bio, 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$761.524m
  • Shares outstanding: 26.61m
  • 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

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
ECHONasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)YesCommon StockUSUSDOct 2009
AOZDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon StockDEEUROct 2009

Biography

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 ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/03/03 23:04
End of Day Share Price2021/03/03 00:00
Earnings2020/12/31
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.