APAJF:OTC-APA Group (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Utilities-Regulated Gas | OTC

Last Closing Price

USD 7.26

Change

-0.01 (-0.07)%

Market Cap

USD 25.60B

Volume

1.21K

Average Target Price

N/A
Average Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis

Verdict

About

APA Group develops, owns, and operates natural gas transportation and energy infrastructure in Australia. The company operates through three segments: Energy Infrastructure, Asset Management, and Energy Investments. It operates natural gas pipelines, gas storage facilities, gas processing facilities, gas compression facilities, electricity transmission, electricity interconnectors, and renewable and gas fired power generation assets; and operates solar farms and wind farms. The company has interests in approximately 15,000 kilometers of gas transmission pipelines; approximately 29,500 kilometers of gas mains and pipelines; and 1.4 million gas consumer connections. It also provides commercial, operating, and asset maintenance services to its energy investments and third parties; and invests in unlisted entities. APA Group was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Sydney, Australia.

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Largest Industry Peers for Utilities-Regulated Gas

Symbol Name Price(Change) Market Cap Price / Earning Ratio EV/EBITDA
HOKCY The Hong Kong and China Gas Co..

+0.03 (+2.11%)

USD25.99B 20.00 2.29
HOKCF The Hong Kong and China Gas Co..

N/A

USD25.97B 20.85 2.32
GASNY Naturgy Energy Group, S.A

+0.02 (+0.40%)

USD24.09B 15.69 12.04
GASNF Naturgy Energy Group, S.A

N/A

USD23.95B 16.10 12.04
CGHOF China Gas Holdings Limited

N/A

USD20.17B 22.51 1.75
CGHLY China Gas Holdings Limited

-0.29 (-0.29%)

USD20.06B 22.77 1.75
XNGSY ENN Energy Holdings Limited

-4.06 (-6.17%)

USD18.72B 39.93 2.35
XNGSF ENN Energy Holdings Limited

N/A

USD18.46B 19.97 2.29
SNMRF Snam S.p.A

-0.06 (-1.13%)

USD17.18B 14.65 5.85
SNMRY Snam S.p.A

-0.07 (-0.66%)

USD17.12B 16.83 5.85

ETFs Containing APAJF

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap
PADV:LSE SPDR S&P Pan Asia Div.. 0.00 % 0.55 %

-0.11 (-0.31%)

USD0.21B
ZPRA:F SPDR S&P Pan Asia Dividen.. 0.00 % 0.55 %

-0.07 (-0.16%)

USD0.20B
ZPRA:XETRA SPDR S&P Pan Asia Dividen.. 0.00 % 0.55 %

-0.03 (-0.07%)

USD0.20B

Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Utilities-Regulated Gas)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain -5.88% 17% F 17% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -5.88% 17% F 17% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 0.35% 53% F 36% F
Dividend Return 7.05% 86% B 89% B+
Total Return 7.40% 63% D 41% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 17.78% 63% D 43% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 17.78% 53% F 41% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 3.89% 67% D+ 48% F
Dividend Return 0.89% 15% F 30% F
Total Return 4.78% 47% F 47% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 9.16% 93% A 92% A-
Risk Adjusted Return 52.14% 70% C- 83% B
Market Capitalization 25.60B 93% A 95% A
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
(Utilities-Regulated Gas)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 42.21 3% F 17% F
Price/Book Ratio 5.00 4% F 26% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
EV/EBITDA 20.25 4% F 19% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 9.30% 60% D- 72% C-
Return on Invested Capital 7.36% 60% D- 66% D
Return on Assets 4.00% 60% D- 80% B-
Debt to Equity Ratio 458.93% 4% F 3% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Short Percent N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Beta 0.17 90% A- 78% 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

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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.

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.

Positive free cash flow

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

What to not like:
Below median total returns

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

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 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.

Highly 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.

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.

Low Earnings Growth

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