ADES:NSD-Advanced Emissions Solutions, Inc (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Pollution & Treatment Controls | NSD

Last Closing Price

USD 6.57

Change

-0.91 (-12.17)%

Market Cap

USD 0.12B

Volume

0.21M

Average Target Price

N/A
Average Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis

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About

Advanced Emissions Solutions, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides environmental technologies and specialty chemicals in the United States. It operates through two segments, Refined Coal; and Power Generation and Industrials. The company offers CyClean technology, a pre-combustion coal treatment process to enhance combustion, as well as to reduce emissions of nitrogen oxide and mercury from coals burned in cyclone boilers; and M-45 and M-45-PC technologies, which are pre-combustion coal treatment technologies used to control emissions from circulating fluidized bed boilers and pulverized coal boilers. It also provides mercury and other air contaminants controls, such as powdered activated carbon, coal halogen additives, scrubber additives, and coal additives; and activated carbon, as well as owns an associated lignite mine that supplies the raw material for the powdered activated carbon plant. The company's products are used in removal of heavy pollutants; treatment of drinking and waste waters; industrial acid gas and odor removal; automotive gasoline emission control; soil and ground water remediation; and food and beverage process and product purifications. It serves customers in the coal-fired power generation and industrial boiler processes. Advanced Emissions Solutions, Inc. was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Highlands Ranch, Colorado.

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Pollution & Treatment Controls)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain -37.43% 33% F 32% F
Dividend Return 2.38% 50% F 93% A
Total Return -35.05% 33% F 35% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -44.60% 56% F 30% F
Dividend Return 8.43% 100% A+ 95% A
Total Return -36.17% 56% F 37% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain -61.24% 50% F 28% F
Dividend Return 17.70% 100% A+ 72% C-
Total Return -43.54% 67% D+ 32% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 15.53% 89% B+ 70% C-
Dividend Return 6.15% 100% A+ 90% A-
Total Return 21.66% 89% B+ 77% C+
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 38.02% 56% F 27% F
Risk Adjusted Return 56.96% 89% B+ 59% F
Market Capitalization 0.12B 78% C+ 42% 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%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Pollution & Treatment Controls)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 3.51 100% A+ 92% A-
Price/Book Ratio 1.12 43% F 57% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 2.00 44% F 51% F
EV/EBITDA -62.95 100% A+ 97% A+
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 40.33% 100% A+ 96% A
Return on Invested Capital -15.65% 56% F 29% F
Return on Assets -3.71% 63% D 34% F
Debt to Equity Ratio 14.23% 50% F 71% C-
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 8.64 50% F 13% F
Short Percent 13.93% 50% F 21% F
Beta 0.65 67% D+ 69% 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total 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.

What to not like:
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.

Higly 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 free cash flow

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