Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd

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AAV : NYSE : Basic Materials
$7.07 -0.15 | -2.08%
Today's Range: 7.02 - 7.27
Avg. Daily Volume: 102,300
10/26/16 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis

ADVANTAGE OIL & GAS LTD's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have dropped, however the growth has outpaced the average competitor within the industry. ADVANTAGE OIL & GAS LTD has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.93 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.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 9.66% 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 Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)27.1227.57
EBITDA ($mil)17.9320.51
EBIT ($mil)-13.360.47
Net Income ($mil)-29.77-2.06

Balance Sheet Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)0.00.0
Total Assets ($mil)1505.231493.87
Total Debt ($mil)194.03277.32
Equity ($mil)1205.831099.61

Profitability Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Gross Profit Margin77.0984.87
EBITDA Margin66.174.41
Operating Margin-49.261.7
Sales Turnover0.080.1
Return on Assets0.284.67
Return on Equity0.356.35
Debt Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Current Ratio2.231.41
Interest Expense2.422.46
Interest Coverage-5.530.19

Share Data Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)184.51170.71
Div / share0.00.0
Book value / share6.546.44
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume100320.085944.0


HOLD. ADVANTAGE OIL & GAS LTD's P/E ratio indicates a significant premium compared to an average of 51.80 for the Oil, Gas & Consumable Fuels industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.63. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.14 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.73 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 15.56. 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 249.33 Peers 51.80   AAV 9.53 Peers 11.14

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 discount to its peers.

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  Price to
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AAV NA Peers 45.72   AAV NA Peers 1.09

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 1.14 Peers 15.56   AAV -92.69 Peers -225.34

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.

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  Sales Growth
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AAV 11.43 Peers 2.63   AAV -20.23 Peers -26.38

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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