PCYO:NSD-Pure Cycle Corporation (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Utilities-Regulated Water | NSD

Last Closing Price

USD 12.44

Change

+0.25 (+2.05)%

Market Cap

USD 0.29B

Volume

0.08M

Average Target Price

N/A
Average Analyst Rating

N/A

Fundamental Analysis

Verdict

About

Pure Cycle Corporation designs, constructs, operates, and maintains water and wastewater systems in the Denver metropolitan area and Colorado Front Range in the United States. It operates in two segments, Wholesale Water and Wastewater Services, and Land Development. The company engages in the wholesale water production, storage, treatment, and distribution systems; wastewater collection and treatment systems; development of master planned community; and oil and gas leasing business. It serves domestic, commercial, and industrial customers in the Denver metropolitan region. Pure Cycle Corporation was founded in 1976 and is based in Watkins, Colorado.

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ETFs Containing PCYO

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Utilities-Regulated Water)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 10.77% 75% C 58% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 10.77% 75% C 58% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 2.05% 38% F 19% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 2.05% 38% F 17% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 161.89% 100% A+ 77% C+
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 161.89% 100% A+ 77% C+
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 22.58% 100% A+ 76% C
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 22.58% 100% A+ 76% C
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 27.54% 38% F 54% F
Risk Adjusted Return 82.00% 75% C 88% B+
Market Capitalization 0.29B 38% F 40% F
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
(Utilities-Regulated Water)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 158.31 29% F 9% F
Price/Book Ratio 3.44 57% F 49% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 14.04 75% C 30% F
EV/EBITDA 55.44 14% F 18% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 2.24% 14% F 57% F
Return on Invested Capital -0.84% 25% F 50% F
Return on Assets 2.04% 50% F 69% D+
Debt to Equity Ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 5.64 50% F 18% F
Short Percent 2.33% 38% F 59% F
Beta 0.55 38% F 84% B
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

Target Price Action Rating Action Analyst Rating Price Date

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:
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.

Underpriced on cashflow basis

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 return on assets

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

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.