Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd

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AAV : NYSE : Basic Materials
$6.9 -0.1 | -1.4%
Today's Range: 6.8 - 7.0
Avg. Daily Volume: 108500.0
07/24/17 - 2:31 PM ET

Financial Analysis

ADVANTAGE OIL & GAS LTD's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2017 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. The company grew its sales and net income significantly quarter versus same quarter a year prior, and was able to outpace the average competitor in the industry when comparing revenue growth, but not when comparing net income growth. 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, indicating improving cash flow.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained virtually unchanged only increasing by 1.53% 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 Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)65.6225.79
EBITDA ($mil)49.1717.91
EBIT ($mil)19.11-7.03
Net Income ($mil)42.2514.69

Balance Sheet Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)0.00.0
Total Assets ($mil)1532.511554.14
Total Debt ($mil)147.78202.54
Equity ($mil)1252.91233.9

Profitability Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Gross Profit Margin80.2278.78
EBITDA Margin74.9269.42
Operating Margin29.12-27.26
Sales Turnover0.130.08
Return on Assets0.772.05
Return on Equity0.942.59
Debt Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Current Ratio0.812.93
Interest Expense1.792.85
Interest Coverage10.68-2.47

Share Data Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)185.09184.45
Div / share0.00.0
Book value / share6.776.69
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume107884.0101848.0


HOLD. ADVANTAGE OIL & GAS LTD's P/E ratio indicates a significant premium compared to an average of 55.33 for the Oil, Gas & Consumable Fuels industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.66. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.03 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.07 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 79.95. 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.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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AAV 140.00 Peers 55.33   AAV 6.60 Peers 15.52

Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.

AAV is trading at a significant premium 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.

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  Price to
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AAV NA Peers 58.89   AAV NA Peers 0.55

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.

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  Earnings Growth
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AAV 1.03 Peers 79.95   AAV -72.23 Peers 95.84

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.


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

However, AAV is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.

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  Sales Growth
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AAV 6.58 Peers 2.26   AAV 62.46 Peers 7.37

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.


Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.

AAV has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.



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