ARE:TSX-Aecon Group Inc. (CAD)

COMMON STOCK | Engineering & Construction | TSX

Last Closing Price

CAD 11.68

Change

+0.18 (+1.57)%

Market Cap

CAD 0.71B

Volume

0.18M

Avg Analyst Target

CAD 16.84 (+44.20%)

Avg User Target

CAD
Average Analyst Rating

Verdict

Fundamental Analysis

Verdict


ARE Stock Forecast & Price:
Based on the Aecon Group Inc. stock forecasts from 9 analysts, the average analyst target price for Aecon Group Inc. is CAD 16.84 over the next 12 months. Aecon Group Inc.’s average analyst rating is Buy . Stock Target Advisor’s own stock analysis of Aecon Group Inc. is Slightly Bearish, which is based on 6 positive signals and 10 negative signals. At the last closing, Aecon Group Inc.’s stock price was CAD 11.68. Aecon Group Inc.’s stock price has changed by +5.99% over the past week, -5.65% over the past month and -43.95% over the last year.

About Aecon Group Inc. (ARE:CA:TSX)

Aecon Group Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provide construction and infrastructure development services to private and public sector clients in Canada, the United States, and internationally. It operates through two segments, Construction and Concessions. The Construction ...Read More

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Largest Industry Peers for Engineering & Construction

Symbol Name Price(Change) Market Cap Price / Earning Ratio EV/EBITDA
WSP:CA WSP Global Inc

+1.45 (+0.93%)

CAD18.30B 37.98 16.19
STN:CA Stantec Inc

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CAD6.89B 35.97 16.03
SNC:CA SNC-Lavalin Group Inc.

+0.44 (+1.64%)

CAD4.69B 157.12 18.95
BAD:CA Badger Daylighting Ltd

N/A

CAD1.40B 310.00 17.69
BDGI:CA Badger Infrastructure Solution..

+0.40 (+1.27%)

CAD1.09B 5,953.33 20.86
IBG:CA IBI Group Inc.

+0.01 (+0.05%)

CAD0.72B 29.69 9.99
BDT:CA Bird Construction Inc.

-0.01 (-0.14%)

CAD0.38B 8.92 4.54
HNL:CA Dexterra Group Inc

N/A

CAD0.37B 3.28 9.51
DRT:CA Dirtt Environmen

-0.08 (-8.16%)

CAD0.09B 79.50 -3.54

ETFs Containing ARE:CA

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Engineering & Construction)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain -30.81% 25% F 10% F
Dividend Return 2.19% 80% B- 60% D-
Total Return -28.61% 25% F 11% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -43.44% 25% F 8% F
Dividend Return 3.49% 80% B- 66% D
Total Return -39.95% 25% F 8% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain -18.49% 57% F 24% F
Dividend Return 21.21% 100% A+ 84% B
Total Return 2.72% 57% F 34% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 0.45% 38% F 36% F
Dividend Return 3.53% 80% B- 80% B-
Total Return 3.99% 38% F 44% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 21.90% 88% B+ 41% F
Risk Adjusted Return 18.20% 50% F 35% F
Market Capitalization 0.71B 38% F 63% 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
(Engineering & Construction)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 29.20 88% B+ 16% F
Price/Book Ratio 0.76 100% A+ 78% C+
Price / Cash Flow Ratio -22.67 100% A+ 91% A-
EV/EBITDA 6.31 75% C 46% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 3.04% 50% F 37% F
Return on Invested Capital 5.75% 50% F 60% D-
Return on Assets 0.70% 25% F 33% F
Debt to Equity Ratio 76.05% 25% F 37% F
Technical Ratios  
Dividend Yield 6.43% 100% A+ 87% B+
Short Ratio 5.85 75% C 34% F
Short Percent 2.72% 25% F 27% F
Beta 0.91 88% B+ 67% 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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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.

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.

Underpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to earning 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 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.

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:
Low market capitalization

This is among the smaller entities in its sectors with below median market capitalization. That may make it less stable in the long run unless it has a unique technology or market which can help it grow or get acquired in future.

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 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.

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.

Highly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.

Negative cashflow

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

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Low Earnings Growth

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