ALC:CA:TSX-Algoma Central Corporation (CAD)

COMMON STOCK | Marine Shipping | TSX

Last Closing Price

CAD 17.25

Change

+0.16 (+0.94)%

Market Cap

CAD 0.65B

Volume

3.74K

Average Target Price

CAD 17.50 (+1.45%)
Average Analyst Rating

Verdict

Fundamental Analysis

Verdict

About

Algoma Central Corporation owns and operates a fleet of dry and liquid bulk carriers on the Great Lakes - St. Lawrence Waterway in Canada. The company operates in six segments: Domestic Dry-Bulk, Product Tankers, Ocean Self-Unloaders, Global Short Sea Shipping, Investment Properties, and Corporate. It operates 12 self-unloading bulk carriers and 8 gearless bulk carriers; and owns and manages eight double-hull product tankers for the transportation of liquid petroleum products throughout the Great Lakes, the St. Lawrence waterway, and the Atlantic Canada regions. The company also owns eight ocean-going self-unloading vessels that carry coal for power generation, crushed aggregates for construction, gypsum for wallboard manufacturing, iron ore for the steel industry, and salt for winter road safety. In addition, it provides management services to third parties, as well as owns a shopping center and an apartment building located in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. It serves iron and steel, aggregate, cement and building material, and salt producers; agricultural product distributors; oil refiners, wholesale distributors and large consumers of petroleum products. The company was formerly known as Algoma Central Railway and changed its name to Algoma Central Corporation in 1990. Algoma Central Corporation was incorporated in 1899 and is headquartered in St. Catharines, Canada.

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Largest Industry Peers for Marine Shipping

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ETFs Containing ALC:CA

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Marine Shipping)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 23.92% 67% D+ 78% C+
Dividend Return 1.22% 50% F 67% D+
Total Return 25.14% 67% D+ 79% C+
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 80.82% 100% A+ 82% B-
Dividend Return 34.80% 100% A+ 100% A+
Total Return 115.62% 100% A+ 86% B
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 39.45% 100% A+ 62% D-
Dividend Return 36.78% 100% A+ 95% A
Total Return 76.23% 100% A+ 74% C
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 2.75% 100% A+ 52% F
Dividend Return 5.07% 100% A+ 91% A-
Total Return 7.82% 100% A+ 69% D+
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 28.69% 33% F 31% F
Risk Adjusted Return 27.25% 100% A+ 47% F
Market Capitalization 0.65B 67% D+ 61% D-
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Marine Shipping)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 14.41 67% D+ 53% F
Price/Book Ratio 1.16 100% A+ 71% C-
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 4.11 100% A+ 67% D+
EV/EBITDA 6.06 100% A+ 79% C+
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 7.51% 33% F 60% D-
Return on Invested Capital 6.64% 67% D+ 70% C-
Return on Assets 3.86% 67% D+ 77% C+
Debt to Equity Ratio 69.65% 100% A+ 40% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 12.13 33% F 6% F
Short Percent N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Beta 1.16 33% F 43% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
Superior risk adjusted returns

This stock has performed well, on a risk adjusted basis, compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

Superior total returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual total returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

High dividend returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual dividend returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. This can be a good buy, especially if it is outperforming on total return basis , for investors seeking high income yields.

Underpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to book value basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Underpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Low debt

The company is less leveraged than its peers ,, and is among the top quartile, which makes it more flexible. However, do check the news and look at its sector. Sometimes this is low because the company is not growing and has no growth potential.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Underpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Superior Earnings Growth

This stock has shown top quartile earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

Superior Revenue Growth

This stock has shown top quartile revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

Superior Dividend Growth

This stock has shown top quartile dividend growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

High Gross Profit to Asset Ratio

This stock is in the top quartile compared to its peers on Gross Profit to Asset Ratio. This is a popular measure among value investors for showing superior returns in the long run.

What to not like:
High volatility

The total returns for this company are volatile and above median for its sector over the past 5 years. Make sure you have the risk tolerance for investing in such stock.

Poor return on equity

The company management has delivered below median return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.