AGX:NYE-Argan, Inc (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Engineering & Construction | NYE

Last Closing Price

USD 34.57

Change

-0.67 (-1.90)%

Market Cap

USD 0.55B

Volume

0.18M

Average Target Price

N/A
Average Analyst Rating

N/A

Fundamental Analysis

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About

Argan, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides engineering, procurement, construction, commissioning, operations management, maintenance, project development, technical, and consulting services to the power generation and renewable energy markets. The company operates through Power Industry Services, Industrial Fabrication and Field Services, and Telecommunications Infrastructure Services segments. The Power Industry Services segment offers engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contracting services to the owners of alternative energy facilities, such as biomass plants, wind farms, and solar fields; and design, construction, project management, start-up, and operation services for 44 projects with approximately 15 gigawatts of power-generating capacity. This segment serves independent power project owners, public utilities, power plant equipment suppliers, and global energy plant construction firms. The Industrial Fabrication and Field Services segment provides industrial field, and steel pipe and vessel fabrication services for forest products, power, energy, large fertilizer, EPC, and mining and petrochemical companies in southern region of the United States. The Telecommunications Infrastructure Services segment offers trench-less directional boring and excavation for underground communication and power networks, as well as aerial cabling services; and installs buried cable, high and low voltage electric lines, and private area outdoor lighting systems. It also offers structuring, cabling, terminations, and connectivity that provide the physical transport for high-speed data, voice, video, and security networks. This segment serves state and local government agencies, regional communications service providers, electric utilities, and other commercial customers, as well as federal government facilities comprising cleared facilities in the mid-Atlantic region. Argan, Inc. was founded in 1961 and is headquartered in Rockville, Maryland.

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Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap
AIRR First Trust RBA American .. 3.11 % 0.70 %

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CIF MFS Intermediate High Inc.. 0.00 % 0.00 %

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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 -13.88% 89% B+ 73% C
Dividend Return 0.62% 86% B 34% F
Total Return -13.25% 89% B+ 73% C
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -31.91% 47% F 35% F
Dividend Return 1.97% 75% C 48% F
Total Return -29.94% 53% F 34% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain -4.71% 56% F 65% D
Dividend Return 11.03% 89% B+ 43% F
Total Return 6.31% 63% D 59% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 12.91% 67% D+ 84% B
Dividend Return 1.72% 70% C- 39% F
Total Return 14.64% 72% C- 83% B
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 46.98% 17% F 8% F
Risk Adjusted Return 31.16% 61% D- 40% F
Market Capitalization 0.55B 33% F 51% 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
(Engineering & Construction)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 337.62 6% F 1% F
Price/Book Ratio 1.58 33% F 35% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio -4.92 94% A 92% A-
EV/EBITDA -6.92 94% A 93% A
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity -9.53% 22% F 15% F
Return on Invested Capital 12.32% 83% B 80% B-
Return on Assets -5.99% 6% F 6% F
Debt to Equity Ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 6.70 11% F 9% F
Short Percent N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Beta 0.45 94% A 79% 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%

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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 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 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:
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.

Overpriced compared to book value

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

Negative cashflow

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

Negative free cash flow

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

Low Earnings Growth

This stock has shown below median earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector