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Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd
AAV : NYSE : Basic Materials
$5.61 -0.11 | -1.92%
Today's Range: 5.56 - 5.70
Avg. Daily Volume: 112,600
05/02/16 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis


ADVANTAGE OIL & GAS LTD's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2015 has decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income fell significantly, but still managed to outperform when compared to the average company in its industry. ADVANTAGE OIL & GAS LTD has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.60 which shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained virtually unchanged only increasing by 2.52% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is in a position in which financial difficulties could develop in the future.

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Income Statement Q4 FY15 Q4 FY14
Net Sales ($mil)32.4944.98
EBITDA ($mil)24.8338.85
EBIT ($mil)1.317.27
Net Income ($mil)12.4153.68


Balance Sheet Q4 FY15 Q4 FY14
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)0.00.0
Total Assets ($mil)1517.441454.77
Total Debt ($mil)286.52195.91
Equity ($mil)1121.951094.33


Profitability Q4 FY15 Q4 FY14
Gross Profit Margin84.6290.7
EBITDA Margin76.4386.36
Operating Margin4.038.4
Sales Turnover0.080.14
Return on Assets1.41.07
Return on Equity1.96.81
Debt Q4 FY15 Q4 FY14
Current Ratio2.290.33
Debt/Capital0.20.15
Interest Expense2.973.38
Interest Coverage0.445.11


Share Data Q4 FY15 Q4 FY14
Shares outstanding (mil)170.83170.07
Div / share0.00.0
EPS0.070.32
Book value / share6.576.43
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume120799.0117296.0

Valuation


HOLD. The current P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 63.39 for the Oil, Gas & Consumable Fuels industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 23.99. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 0.84 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.74 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 8.84. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, ADVANTAGE OIL & GAS LTD proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
AAV 46.08 Peers 63.39   AAV 8.33 Peers 18.42

Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.

AAV is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 

Discount. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.

AAV is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
AAV NA Peers 35.43   AAV NA Peers 1.00

Neutral. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth potential.

Ratio not available.

 

Neutral. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.

Ratio not available.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
AAV 0.84 Peers 8.84   AAV -72.73 Peers -207.96

Discount. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.

AAV is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 

Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

AAV is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
AAV 7.47 Peers 2.15   AAV -38.48 Peers -16.60

Premium. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.

AAV is trading at a significant premium to its industry.

 

Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.

AAV significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth

 

 

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