AGX:NYE-Argan Inc (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Engineering & Construction | NYE

Last Closing Price

USD 37.32

Change

+0.23 (+0.62)%

Market Cap

USD 0.52B

Volume

0.04M

Avg Analyst Target

USD 87.00 (+133.12%)

Avg User Target

USD
Average Analyst Rating

Verdict

Fundamental Analysis

Verdict


AGX Stock Forecast & Price:
Based on the Argan Inc stock forecasts from 1 analysts, the average analyst target price for Argan Inc is USD 87.00 over the next 12 months. Argan Inc’s average analyst rating is Strong Buy. Stock Target Advisor’s own stock analysis of Argan Inc is Neutral, which is based on 7 positive signals and 8 negative signals. At the last closing, Argan Inc’s stock price was USD 37.32. Argan Inc’s stock price has changed by +0.89% over the past week, +6.96% over the past month and -6.75% over the last year.

About Argan Inc (AGX:NYE)

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 Po ...Read More

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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 -3.54% 68% D+ 75% C
Dividend Return 2.58% 89% B+ 49% F
Total Return -0.96% 68% D+ 75% C
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -5.04% 68% D+ 68% D+
Dividend Return 2.54% 89% B+ 44% F
Total Return -2.49% 68% D+ 67% D+
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain -36.75% 35% F 18% F
Dividend Return 11.44% 100% A+ 47% F
Total Return -25.31% 41% F 17% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain -0.99% 24% F 35% F
Dividend Return 3.54% 100% A+ 72% C-
Total Return 2.56% 24% F 41% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 20.63% 95% A 55% F
Risk Adjusted Return 12.40% 33% F 37% F
Market Capitalization 0.52B 36% F 48% 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
(Engineering & Construction)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 21.67 67% D+ 32% F
Price/Book Ratio 1.86 68% D+ 42% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 18.22 41% F 20% F
EV/EBITDA 4.15 95% A 63% D
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 7.70% 50% F 44% F
Return on Invested Capital 10.25% 77% C+ 70% C-
Return on Assets 5.10% 82% B- 72% C-
Debt to Equity Ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Technical Ratios  
Dividend Yield 2.68% 75% C 41% F
Short Ratio 4.35 43% F 25% F
Short Percent 2.11% 67% D+ 62% D-
Beta 0.54 100% A+ 82% 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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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:
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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

Poor return on equity

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

Low Earnings Growth

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

Low Revenue Growth

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

Low Dividend Growth

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