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Copart First Quarter 2023 Earnings: EPS Misses Expectations

Copart (NASDAQ:CPRT) First Quarter 2023 Results

Key Financial Results

  • Revenue: US$893.4m (up 10% from 1Q 2022).

  • Net income: US$245.8m (down 5.6% from 1Q 2022).

  • Profit margin: 28% (down from 32% in 1Q 2022). The decrease in margin was driven by higher expenses.

  • EPS: US$0.52 (down from US$0.55 in 1Q 2022).

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All figures shown in the chart above are for the trailing 12 month (TTM) period

Copart EPS Misses Expectations

Revenue was in line with analyst estimates. Earnings per share (EPS) missed analyst estimates by 11%.

Looking ahead, revenue is forecast to grow 7.6% p.a. on average during the next 3 years, compared to a 6.5% growth forecast for the Commercial Services industry in the US.

Performance of the American Commercial Services industry.

The company's shares are up 6.1% from a week ago.

Balance Sheet Analysis

Just as investors must consider earnings, it is also important to take into account the strength of a company's balance sheet. We have a graphic representation of Copart's balance sheet and an in-depth analysis of the company's financial position.

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