Advanced Emissions Solutions, Inc.

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$9.29 up 0.09 | 0.98%
Today's Range: 9.0 - 9.32
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01/13/17 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis

ADVANCED EMISSIONS SOLUTIONS's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has significantly decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have grown, and although the growth in revenues has outpaced the average competitor within the industry, the net income growth has not. ADVANCED EMISSIONS SOLUTIONS has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.86 which shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has greatly increased by 98.71% 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 FY16 Q3 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)15.7112.89
EBITDA ($mil)-2.06-4.83
EBIT ($mil)-2.2-5.36
Net Income ($mil)9.61-8.65

Balance Sheet Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)11.629.31
Total Assets ($mil)40.5465.31
Total Debt ($mil)0.015.69
Equity ($mil)-0.29-22.65

Profitability Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Gross Profit Margin-0.95-0.26
EBITDA Margin-13.11-37.48
Operating Margin-14.0-41.58
Sales Turnover1.480.82
Return on Assets46.71-34.53
Return on Equity0.00.0
Debt Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Current Ratio0.950.56
Interest Expense0.971.78
Interest Coverage-2.27-3.01

Share Data Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)22.2721.8
Div / share0.00.0
Book value / share-0.01-1.04
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume49496.067610.0


SELL. ADVANCED EMISSIONS SOLUTIONS's P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 29.58 for the Chemicals industry and a significant discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.49. Normally, for additional comaprison, we would look at the price-to-book ratio; however, this company's price-to-book ratio is negative making the value useless for comparisons. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, ADVANCED EMISSIONS SOLUTIONS proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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ADES 10.82 Peers 29.58   ADES NM Peers 14.77

Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.

ADES is trading at a significant discount to its peers.


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.

ADES's P/CF is negative making the measure meaningless.

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  Price to
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ADES NA Peers 21.09   ADES NA Peers 2.07

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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ADES NM Peers 5.43   ADES 181.73 Peers -13.84

Neutral. 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.

ADES's P/B is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.


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

ADES is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

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  Sales Growth
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ADES 3.40 Peers 2.31   ADES 13.09 Peers -5.52

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.

ADES 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.

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



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