ARE:CA:TSX-Aecon Group Inc (CAD)

COMMON STOCK | Engineering & Construction | TSX

Last Closing Price

CAD 16.37

Change

+0.01 (+0.06)%

Market Cap

CAD 0.98B

Volume

0.12M

Average Target Price

CAD 18.50 (+13.01%)
Average Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis

Verdict

About

Aecon Group Inc. and 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 segment focuses primarily on the civil infrastructure, urban transportation systems, nuclear power infrastructure, utility infrastructure, and conventional industrial infrastructure market sectors. The Concessions segment engages in the development, financing, construction, and operation of infrastructure projects by way of build-operate-transfer, build-own-operate-transfer, and other public-private partnership contract structures. The company was formerly known as Prefac Concrete Co. Ltd. and changed its name to Aecon Group Inc. in June 2001. Aecon Group Inc. was founded in 1877 and is based in Toronto, Canada.

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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 -6.56% 50% F 34% F
Dividend Return 2.74% 86% B 73% C
Total Return -3.82% 50% F 36% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -10.69% 20% F 24% F
Dividend Return 3.41% 86% B 78% C+
Total Return -7.28% 20% F 26% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 15.85% 70% C- 54% F
Dividend Return 18.54% 100% A+ 64% D
Total Return 34.39% 70% C- 59% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 1.15% N/A N/A 53% F
Dividend Return 3.04% N/A N/A 74% C
Total Return 4.19% N/A N/A 57% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 16.10% N/A N/A 46% F
Risk Adjusted Return 26.03% N/A N/A 46% F
Market Capitalization 0.98B 60% D- 75% C
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
(Engineering & Construction)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 14.01 70% C- 56% F
Price/Book Ratio 1.10 70% C- 60% D-
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 4.94 60% D- 62% D-
EV/EBITDA 5.17 90% A- 80% B-
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 8.88% 56% F 70% C-
Return on Invested Capital 8.06% 60% D- 71% C-
Return on Assets 2.13% 50% F 58% F
Debt to Equity Ratio 36.13% 67% D+ 59% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 4.48 40% F 20% F
Short Percent N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Beta 0.86 100% A+ 68% 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:
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.

What to not like:
Poor return on assets

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