ATA:CA:TSX-ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc (CAD)

COMMON STOCK | Specialty Industrial Machinery | TSX

Last Closing Price

CAD 28.84

Change

+0.39 (+1.37)%

Market Cap

CAD 2.62B

Volume

0.15M

Average Target Price

CAD 29.89 (+3.65%)
Average Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis

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About

ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc. provides factory automation solutions worldwide. The company is also involved in the planning, designing, building, commissioning, and servicing automated manufacturing and assembly systems, including automation products and test solutions. Its products include ATS SUPERTRAK, a modular conveyor solution; ATS SUPERTRAK micro transport platform; ATS OmniTrak optimal solution; LogiTrack automated electrified monorail for transporting heavy workloads through assembly operations; sortimat Clearliner, a tray handler for clean room requirement; sortimat Workliner tray handling technology solution; ATS Cortex system, a vision device that reduces integration time with standardized hardware and software; ATS SmartVision software, a PC-based vision system; and Illuminate, a factory floor management system. In addition, the company offers contract manufacturing services; and pre and post automation solutions. Further, it provides engineering design, prototyping, process verification, specification writing, software and manufacturing process controls development, standard automation products/platform, equipment design and build, third-party equipment qualification, procurement and integration, automation system installation, product line commissioning, validation, and documentation services. The company serves life sciences, chemicals, transportation, consumer products, electronics, food and beverage, energy, and oil and gas markets. ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc. was founded in 1978 and is headquartered in Cambridge, Canada.

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Largest Industry Peers for Specialty Industrial Machinery

Symbol Name Price(Change) Market Cap Price / Earning Ratio EV/EBITDA
BLDP:CA Ballard Power Systems Inc

+0.97 (+3.75%)

CAD7.69B N/A N/A
SIS:CA Savaria Corporation

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CAD1.12B 33.67 21.16
PYR:CA PyroGenesis Canada Inc

-0.36 (-5.41%)

CAD1.10B 24.67 29.91
DYA:CA dynaCERT Inc

-0.01 (-1.89%)

CAD0.20B 14.42 N/A
VLN:CA Velan Inc

-0.05 (-0.55%)

CAD0.20B 102.20 11.00

ETFs Containing ATA:CA

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap
ZIN:CA BMO Equal Weight Industri.. 0.00 % 0.55 %

+0.01 (+0.03%)

CAD0.05B

Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Specialty Industrial Machinery)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 29.04% 67% D+ 87% B+
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 29.04% 67% D+ 86% B
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 54.89% 50% F 68% D+
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 54.89% 33% F 66% D
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 164.59% 60% D- 89% B+
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 164.59% 40% F 89% B+
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 19.08% 50% F 88% B+
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 19.08% 50% F 88% B+
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 25.15% 100% A+ 34% F
Risk Adjusted Return 75.85% 83% B 84% B
Market Capitalization 2.62B 83% B 78% C+
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
(Specialty Industrial Machinery)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 49.14 40% F 13% F
Price/Book Ratio 2.77 83% B 34% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 128.68 17% F 2% F
EV/EBITDA 15.15 75% C 40% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 6.16% 67% D+ 57% F
Return on Invested Capital 8.25% 83% B 77% C+
Return on Assets 3.76% 83% B 76% C
Debt to Equity Ratio 68.87% 25% F 40% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 1.37 50% F 44% F
Short Percent N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Beta 1.49 67% D+ 25% 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:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

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.

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.

Superior capital utilization

The company management has delivered better return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior return on assets

The company management has delivered better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

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.

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:
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.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

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

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.

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.