Alliance Resource Partners LP

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ARLP : NASDAQ : Energy Minerals
$18.0 -0.2 | -1.1%
Today's Range: 17.75 - 18.4
Avg. Daily Volume: 344400.0
02/16/18 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis


ALLIANCE RESOURCE PTNRS -LP's gross profit margin for the fourth 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 0.65 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 5.35% 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 FY17 Q4 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)483.23527.4
EBITDA ($mil)152.36215.08
EBIT ($mil)77.49124.3
Net Income ($mil)74.24119.6


Balance Sheet Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)6.7639.78
Total Assets ($mil)2219.372193.04
Total Debt ($mil)574.04662.06
Equity ($mil)1146.141087.87


Profitability Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Gross Profit Margin34.844.48
EBITDA Margin31.5340.78
Operating Margin16.0423.57
Sales Turnover0.810.88
Return on Assets13.6815.47
Return on Equity26.4931.19
Debt Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Current Ratio0.970.85
Debt/Capital0.330.38
Interest Expense10.687.32
Interest Coverage7.2616.98


Share Data Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)130.774.38
Div / share0.510.44
EPS0.551.3
Book value / share8.7714.63
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume356007.0279686.0

Valuation


HOLD. ALLIANCE RESOURCE PTNRS -LP's P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 274.94 for the Oil, Gas & Consumable Fuels industry and a significant discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.51. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.08 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.26 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 5.16. 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 6.09 Peers 274.94   ARLP 4.28 Peers 8.95

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 8.63 Peers 46.08   ARLP NM Peers 0.60

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 2.08 Peers 5.16   ARLP -11.80 Peers 488.23

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.

 

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

However, ARLP is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
ARLP 1.32 Peers 2.06   ARLP -7.01 Peers 30.08

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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