Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd

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AAV : NYSE : Basic Materials
$6.25 0.0 | 0.0%
Today's Range: 6.25 - 6.35
Avg. Daily Volume: 100600.0
04/28/17 - 3:59 PM ET

Financial Analysis

ADVANTAGE OIL & GAS LTD's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2016 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased, representing a decrease to the bottom line. ADVANTAGE OIL & GAS LTD has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.55 which shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 7.69% 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 FY16 Q4 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)60.9232.49
EBITDA ($mil)48.6124.83
EBIT ($mil)19.941.3
Net Income ($mil)-8.8512.41

Balance Sheet Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)0.00.0
Total Assets ($mil)1496.461517.44
Total Debt ($mil)153.1286.52
Equity ($mil)1208.271121.95

Profitability Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Gross Profit Margin84.0684.62
EBITDA Margin79.7976.43
Operating Margin32.734.0
Sales Turnover0.10.08
Return on Assets-1.051.4
Return on Equity-1.31.9
Debt Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Current Ratio0.62.29
Interest Expense1.912.97
Interest Coverage10.420.44

Share Data Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)184.65170.83
Div / share0.00.0
Book value / share6.546.57
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume101552.0111289.0


HOLD. 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 0.99 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.99 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 38.31. 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 NM Peers 145.46   AAV 6.81 Peers 11.69

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.

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  Price to
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AAV NA Peers 26.05   AAV NA Peers 0.64

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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lower   higher
AAV 0.99 Peers 38.31   AAV -175.00 Peers 41.17

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 7.58 Peers 2.53   AAV 24.16 Peers -9.44

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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