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Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd.
AAV : NYSE : Basic Materials

$5.73 | %
Today's Range: 5.55 - 5.75
Avg. Daily Volume: 249,700
04/17/14 - 4:01 PM ET

Financial Analysis


ADVANTAGE OIL & GAS LTD's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2013 has significantly increased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales decreased, the net income has increased. ADVANTAGE OIL & GAS LTD has very weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.31 which clearly shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year, indicating improving cash flow.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained unchanged from the same quarter last year. The key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is in a position in which financial difficulties could develop in the near future.

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Income Statement Q4 FY13 Q4 FY12
Net Sales ($mil)60.3166.52
EBITDA ($mil)40.623.93
EBIT ($mil)11.9-24.14
Net Income ($mil)-5.4-60.22


Balance Sheet Q4 FY13 Q4 FY12
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)0.00.0
Total Assets ($mil)1765.241913.8
Total Debt ($mil)353.79351.62
Equity ($mil)1074.631070.7


Profitability Q4 FY13 Q4 FY12
Gross Profit Margin76.2818.73
EBITDA Margin67.365.9
Operating Margin19.73-36.29
Sales Turnover0.140.12
Return on Assets-0.19-4.65
Return on Equity-0.31-8.32
Debt Q4 FY13 Q4 FY12
Current Ratio0.351.18
Debt/Capital0.250.25
Interest Expense5.355.05
Interest Coverage2.22-4.78


Share Data Q4 FY13 Q4 FY12
Shares outstanding (mil)168.38168.38
Div / share0.00.0
EPS-0.03-0.36
Book value / share6.386.36
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume216217.0151455.0

Valuation


SELL. This stock?s P/E ratio is negative, making its value useless in the assessment of premium or discount valuation, only displaying that the company has negative earnings per share. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 0.85 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.52 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 4.17. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium. The valuation analysis reveals that, ADVANTAGE OIL & GAS LTD seems to be trading at a premium 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 NM Peers 26.16   AAV 5.56 Peers 10.30

Neutral. The absence of a valid P/E ratio happens when a stock can not be valued on the basis of a negative stream of earnings.

AAV's P/E is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.

 

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 16.19   AAV NA Peers 1.87

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 0.85 Peers 4.17   AAV 96.30 Peers -24.04

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 3.59 Peers 2.22   AAV 9.00 Peers 9.95

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.

 

Average. Comparing a company's sales growth to its industry helps to determine if the company is adding or losing market share.

AAV is keeping pace with its peers on the basis of sales growth.

 

 

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