Advanced Emissions Solutions, Inc.Find Ratings Reports
ADVANCED EMISSIONS SOLUTIONS's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has significantly increased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales decreased, the net income has increased. ADVANCED EMISSIONS SOLUTIONS has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.53 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 28.12% 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 ($mil)||8.95||14.9|
|Net Income ($mil)||7.86||-12.45|
|Balance Sheet||Q2 FY16||Q2 FY15|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||6.69||12.94|
|Total Assets ($mil)||36.61||76.5|
|Total Debt ($mil)||0.0||15.33|
|Profitability||Q2 FY16||Q2 FY15|
|Gross Profit Margin||-6.94||-26.13|
|Return on Assets||1.84||-23.0|
|Return on Equity||0.0||0.0|
|Debt||Q2 FY16||Q2 FY15|
|Share Data||Q2 FY16||Q2 FY15|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||21.97||21.78|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||-0.48||-0.67|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||67515.0||14930.0|
SELL. ADVANCED EMISSIONS SOLUTIONS's P/E ratio indicates a significant premium compared to an average of 24.36 for the Chemicals industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.64. 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 seems to be trading at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.
|ADES 407.50||Peers 24.36||ADES NM||Peers 16.07|
Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.
ADES is trading at a significant premium 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.
|ADES NA||Peers 19.88||ADES NA||Peers 1.88|
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.
|ADES NM||Peers 5.80||ADES 102.46||Peers 92.13|
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 exceeds its peers.
|ADES 3.12||Peers 2.27||ADES 16.09||Peers -7.12|
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.