ALLIANCE ONE INTL INC's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2014 has increased when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income fell significantly; although net income growth outperformed the average competitor in its industry, revenue growth did not. ALLIANCE ONE INTL INC has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.69 which shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has decreased by 8.83% 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||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Net Sales ($mil)||488.92||654.55|
|Net Income ($mil)||1.35||13.29|
|Balance Sheet||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||235.01||303.66|
|Total Assets ($mil)||2035.84||1979.39|
|Total Debt ($mil)||1433.33||1322.15|
|Profitability||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Gross Profit Margin||15.78||13.97|
|Return on Assets||-1.78||-2.75|
|Return on Equity||-14.41||-19.73|
|Debt||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Share Data||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||88.53||88.15|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||2.84||3.13|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||688188.0||266854.0|
SELL. The current P/E ratio is negative, which has no meaningful value in the assessment of premium or discount valuation, it simply displays that the company has negative earnings. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 0.34 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.78 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 17.74. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount. After reviewing these and other key valuation criteria, ALLIANCE ONE INTL INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|AOI NM||Peers 20.08||AOI NM||Peers 18.54|
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.
AOI's P/E is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.
Neutral. 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.
AOI's P/CF is negative making the measure meaningless.
|AOI NA||Peers 11.08||AOI NA||Peers 0.77|
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.
|AOI 0.34||Peers 17.74||AOI 39.40||Peers -10.01|
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.
AOI 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.
AOI is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
|AOI 0.04||Peers 4.64||AOI -17.29||Peers -5.93|
Discount. 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.
AOI is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.
Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.
AOI significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth
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