ATD-B:CA:TSX-Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc (CAD)

COMMON STOCK | Grocery Stores | TSX

Last Closing Price

CAD 42.60

Change

+0.74 (+1.77)%

Market Cap

CAD 45.29B

Volume

1.83M

Average Target Price

CAD 48.17 (+13.07%)
Average Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis

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About

Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. operates and licenses convenience stores. Its convenience stores sell tobacco products, grocery items, candies and snacks, beer, wine, beverages, and fresh food offerings; road transportation fuels; and stationary energy and aviation fuels. The company operates its convenience stores chain under various banners, including Circle K, Corner Stone, Couche-Tard, Holiday, Ingo, and Mac's. It is also involved in the sale of lottery tickets, calling cards, gift cards, postage stamps, and bus tickets; issuance of money orders; and provision of automatic teller machines and car wash services. As of April 26, 2020, it operated and licensed 12,124 convenience stores, which include 9,691 company-operated stores in North America, Ireland, Scandinavia, Poland, the Baltics, and Russia, as well as 2,350 stores, which are operated under the Circle K banner in Cambodia, Egypt, Guam, Guatemala, Jamaica, Honduras, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Macau, Mexico, Mongalia, New Zealand, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Vietnam. The company was formerly known as Actidev Inc. and changed its name to Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. in December 1994. Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Laval, Canada.

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Largest Industry Peers for Grocery Stores

Symbol Name Price(Change) Market Cap Price / Earning Ratio EV/EBITDA
ATD-A:CA Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc

+0.70 (+1.67%)

CAD45.29B 14.25 10.64
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WN-PD:CA George Weston Limited

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CAD16.24B 4.25 N/A
WN-PC:CA George Weston Limited

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CAD16.23B 4.26 N/A
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ETFs Containing ATD-B:CA

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Grocery Stores)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain -1.80% 20% F 20% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -1.80% 20% F 19% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 3.15% 40% F 17% F
Dividend Return 0.55% 20% F 5% F
Total Return 3.70% 40% F 16% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 57.87% 86% B 71% C-
Dividend Return 3.61% 29% F 7% F
Total Return 61.48% 86% B 67% D+
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 9.53% 90% A- 76% C
Dividend Return 0.60% 20% F 15% F
Total Return 10.12% 80% B- 75% C
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 16.90% 30% F 52% F
Risk Adjusted Return 59.90% 50% F 74% C
Market Capitalization 45.29B 91% A- 95% A
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
(Grocery Stores)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 14.20 55% F 54% F
Price/Book Ratio 3.03 43% F 33% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 12.17 18% F 25% F
EV/EBITDA 10.64 29% F 55% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 24.56% 91% A- 94% A
Return on Invested Capital 15.07% 91% A- 91% A-
Return on Assets 8.59% 91% A- 93% A
Debt to Equity Ratio 74.66% 55% F 37% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 4.21 91% A- 25% F
Short Percent N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Beta 0.91 18% F 64% 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:
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.

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.

Superior return on equity

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

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.

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

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.

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.

Below median total returns

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

Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

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.