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

COMMON STOCK | Marine Shipping | TSX

Last Closing Price

CAD 9.07

Change

+0.57 (+6.71)%

Market Cap

CAD 0.30B

Volume

8.66K

Average Target Price

N/A
Average Analyst Rating

N/A

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. It operates in six segments: Domestic Dry-Bulk, Product Tankers, Ocean Self-Unloaders, Global Short Sea Shipping, Investment Properties, and Corporate. The company operates 11 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. It 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. Algoma Central Corporation also provides ship repair services; and management services to third parties, as well as operates a shopping center and an apartment building. The company was formerly known as Algoma Central Railway and changed its name to Algoma Central Corporation in 1990. Algoma Central Corporation was founded in 1899 and is headquartered in St. Catharines, Canada.

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Largest Industry Peers for Marine Shipping

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CAD0.30B 11.36 7.85

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 -30.44% 100% A+ 33% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -30.44% 67% D+ 33% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -28.58% 100% A+ 35% F
Dividend Return 1.65% 50% F 65% D
Total Return -26.93% 100% A+ 36% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain -45.39% 100% A+ 33% F
Dividend Return 8.25% 50% F 28% F
Total Return -37.15% 100% A+ 31% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain -2.74% 50% F 21% F
Dividend Return 2.30% 50% F 54% F
Total Return -0.45% 50% F 21% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 17.62% 100% A+ 44% F
Risk Adjusted Return -2.53% 50% F 20% F
Market Capitalization 0.30B 67% D+ 62% D-
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%

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 12.70 33% F 59% F
Price/Book Ratio 0.46 100% A+ 72% C-
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 2.20 100% A+ 68% D+
EV/EBITDA 4.86 100% A+ 53% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 3.55% 33% F 48% F
Return on Invested Capital 5.36% 33% F 53% F
Return on Assets 3.19% 33% F 65% D
Debt to Equity Ratio 38.58% 100% A+ 58% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 5.47 67% D+ 17% F
Short Percent N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Beta 0.76 100% A+ 60% D-
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:
Low volatility

The stock’s annual returns have been stable and consistent compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. Although stability is good, also keep in mind it can limit returns.

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.

What to not like:
Poor risk adjusted returns

This company is delivering below median risk adjusted returns in its peers. Even if it is outperforming on returns , the returns are unpredictable. Proceed with caution.

Below median total returns

The company has under performed its peers on annual average total returns in the past 5 years.

Below median dividend returns

The company’s average income yield over the past 5 years has been low compared to its peers. However, it is not a problem if you are not looking for income.

Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Poor return on equity

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

Poor capital utilization

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

Poor return on assets

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

Low Earnings Growth

This stock has shown below median earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

Low Revenue Growth

This stock has shown below median revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector