Alliance Resource Partners LP

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ARLP : NASDAQ : Basic Materials
$18.55 up 0.05 | 0.27%
Today's Range: 18.15 - 18.7
Avg. Daily Volume: 324700.0
08/18/17 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis


ALLIANCE RESOURCE PTNRS -LP's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2017 has decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have dropped, underperforming the average competitor within its industry. ALLIANCE RESOURCE PTNRS -LP has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.61 which shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 17.69% 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 Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)398.72439.15
EBITDA ($mil)137.78164.06
EBIT ($mil)78.7690.36
Net Income ($mil)63.2382.71


Balance Sheet Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)39.4650.37
Total Assets ($mil)2177.422367.86
Total Debt ($mil)560.95957.62
Equity ($mil)1153.83980.34


Profitability Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Gross Profit Margin38.341.38
EBITDA Margin34.5537.35
Operating Margin19.7520.58
Sales Turnover0.890.83
Return on Assets17.339.91
Return on Equity32.7123.95
Debt Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Current Ratio1.110.45
Debt/Capital0.330.49
Interest Expense10.787.82
Interest Coverage7.3111.56


Share Data Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)74.674.38
Div / share0.440.44
EPS0.820.82
Book value / share15.4713.18
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume323015.0304975.0

Valuation


BUY. ALLIANCE RESOURCE PTNRS -LP's P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 61.94 for the Oil, Gas & Consumable Fuels industry and a significant discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.23. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.20 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.02 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 524.92. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, ALLIANCE RESOURCE PTNRS -LP proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
ARLP 4.48 Peers 61.94   ARLP 1.75 Peers 10.76

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

ARLP is trading at a significant discount 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.

ARLP is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
ARLP 9.44 Peers 36.45   ARLP NM Peers 0.57

Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.

ARLP is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 

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.

ARLP's negative PEG ratio makes this valuation measure meaningless.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
ARLP 1.20 Peers 524.92   ARLP 158.12 Peers 163.55

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.

ARLP is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 

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

ARLP is expected to keep pace with its peers on the basis of earnings growth.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
ARLP 0.71 Peers 1.98   ARLP -1.09 Peers 20.11

Discount. 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.

ARLP is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.

 

Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.

ARLP significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth

 

 

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