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Market Price

7.93 

0.12 1.5%

as of Nov 15 '18

52 Week Range:

6.31 9.40


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S2O Stock Analyzer - General Info

General Info


type: video (mp4); length: 3:30

Demonstrates how to use Stock Analyzer, shows how to analyze a stock and explains in detail "General Info" section of the Stock Analyzer result page.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Financial Statements

Financial Statements


type: video (mp4); length: 5:10

Explains information presented in the Financial Statements section of the S2O Stock Analyzer: financial statements charts, absolute values and growth rates.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Growth Grade and Financial Ratios

Growth Grade and Financial Ratios


type: video (mp4); length: 5:09

Demonstrates how to use Growth Grade & Financial Ratios section; shows the difference between historical and year-over-year Growth Grade on the real life example.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Value Price

Value Price


type: video (mp4); length: 6:03

Demonstrates how to use Value Price (intrinsic value) and the Graham Number, MOS (margin of safety) and IRT - Investment Recovery Time; explains 3 different projection models used to compute value price - pessimistic, moderate and optimistic.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Price Charts

Price Charts


type: video (mp4); length: 8:34

Demonstrates basic rules of how to read a candlestick chart, long and short term moving averages, stochastic, MACD and relative strength (RS) charts. Explains how bull or bear market condition is computed.

General Info

ALS Limited provides analytical testing services in Australia, Canada, the United States, and internationally. The company's Life Sciences segment offers analytical testing and sampling, and remote monitoring services for the environmental, food, pharmaceutical, and consumer products markets. It provides analytical testing data to assist consulting and engineering firms, industries, and governments. The company's Industrial segment offers diagnostic testing and engineering solutions for the energy, resources, transportation, and infrastructure sectors. This segment serves asset owners, operators, constructors, and equipment manufacturers in the power, petrochemical, mining, minerals processing, water, infrastructure, and transportation industries. The company's Commodities segment provides testing services for the mining and mineral exploration companies in geochemistry, metallurgy, inspection, and coal quality areas. This segment's services cover the resource life-cycle, including exploration, feasibility, optimization, production, design, development, trade, and rehabilitation. It also provides coal sampling, analysis and certification, formation evaluation, and related analytical testing services; and field and laboratory services, such as bore core, testing, consulting, quality management, and superintendent services to the coal industry. The company was formerly known as Campbell Brothers Limited and changed its name to ALS Limited in August 2012. ALS Limited was founded in 1863 and is headquartered in Brisbane, Australia.

Financial Statements

The charts below show selected Annual and Quarterly Financial Data.

The purpose of these charts is to discover long and short term change dynamics. When numbers are growing year after year in the annual statements chart, the business become stronger and stronger and this is a good sign.

Quarterly Data Chart can be used to do a short term analysis. It makes sense to pay attention to the quarterly dynamics and do not wait for the next yearly statement. We should be alerted if we see that quarterly numbers are going down.

You can check "Annual Financial Statements" and "Quarterly Financial Statements" sections for exact numbers and growth rates.

Annual Statements

On a charts below the Line shows absolute values and the Bar chart shows Year-Over-Year Growth Rate for selected financial statement item. A consistent GROWTH is generally considered necessary to fund future growth from within a business.
NOTE: Growth Rate is not provided if either the latest period or the year-ago period contains a net loss. (source: WSJ Digest of Earnings)
TIP! move your mouse pointer over bar or a circle on any chart below to see details.

Financial Statements

Income Statement



 

Cash Flow Statement



 

Balance Sheet



 

Liquidity Ratios

Current Ratio


 

Current Ratio measures the ability to meet short term obligations. Generally accepted standard is 2 (current assets should be 2 times or 200% of current liabilities).

Quick Ratio


 

Measures immediate liquidity or the cash available to cover immediate liabilities. A safe margin would be at least 1 (100%).

Financial Leverage


 

Defined as total assets divided by total shareholders' equity. The higher the ratio, the more debt a company uses in its capital structure.

Profitability Ratios

ROA


 

Return on Assets (ROA) measures the income (profit) that is generated by the use of the assets of the business.

ROE


 

Return on Equity (ROE) is a measure of profitability that calculates how many dollars of profit a company generates with each dollar of shareholders equity. ROE is sometimes called "return on net worth."

ROIC


 

The Return on Invested Capital (ROIC) measure gives a sense of how well a company is using its money to generate returns. Some investors use this figure as a final evaluation to determine whether or not to invest in a company.

Annual Statements

Item Name Mar '08 Mar '09 Mar '10 Mar '11 Mar '12 Mar '13 Mar '14 Mar '15 Mar '16 Mar '17 Mar '18
Equity (BVPS) 1.15
1.38
1.85
2.27
2.39
2.69
3.23
3.31
2.46
2.34
2.38
growth rate 20.0% 34.1% 22.7% 5.3% 12.6% 20.1% 2.5% -25.7% -4.9% 1.7%
Earnings BIT 109.01
150.71
105.86
185.13
311.96
344.00
235.17
198.60
171.00
190.41
217.70
growth rate 38.3% -29.8% 74.9% 68.5% 10.3% -31.6% -15.6% -13.9% 11.4% 14.3%
Avg.PE 17.01
6.74
22.94
22.88
20.45
16.37
18.02
21.63
21.63
-11.76
158.33
growth rate -60.4% 240.4% -0.3% -10.6% -20.0% 10.1% 20.0% 0.0% -100.0% 100.0%
ROA 12.87
14.33
8.56
12.44
15.84
13.49
7.23
-7.06
-10.58
3.80
2.46
growth rate 11.3% -40.3% 45.3% 27.3% -14.8% -46.4% -100.0% 0.0% 100.0% -35.3%
ROE 24.17
28.34
14.48
18.23
25.44
23.80
12.90
-13.30
-20.12
6.94
4.53
growth rate 17.3% -48.9% 25.9% 39.6% -6.5% -45.8% -100.0% 0.0% 100.0% -34.7%
ROIC 16.65
18.45
10.92
15.01
19.05
16.39
9.17
-6.84
-10.40
5.25
3.75
growth rate 10.8% -40.8% 37.5% 26.9% -14.0% -44.1% -100.0% 0.0% 100.0% -28.6%
Cur. Ratio 2.59
1.00
2.48
1.91
2.58
2.73
1.75
2.97
3.61
3.00
2.79
growth rate -61.4% 148.0% -23.0% 35.1% 5.8% -35.9% 69.7% 21.6% -16.9% -7.0%
Quick Ratio 1.85
0.70
1.84
1.50
2.03
2.11
1.37
2.36
2.97
2.11
2.15
growth rate -62.2% 162.9% -18.5% 35.3% 3.9% -35.1% 72.3% 25.9% -29.0% 1.9%
Leverage 2.01
1.95
1.52
1.42
1.77
1.76
1.80
1.98
1.82
1.83
1.85
growth rate -3.0% -22.1% -6.6% 24.7% -0.6% 2.3% 10.0% -8.1% 0.6% 1.1%
Balance Sheet Mar '08 Mar '09 Mar '10 Mar '11 Mar '12 Mar '13 Mar '14 Mar '15 Mar '16 Mar '17 Mar '18
Acct.Receivable 125.19
6.20
5.20
192.00
264.00
257.00
317.10
318.00
271.70
250.20
278.30
growth rate -95.1% -16.1% 3,592.3% 37.5% -2.7% 23.4% 0.3% -14.6% -7.9% 11.2%
Acct.Payable 30.00
36.00
30.00
39.10
44.70
44.50
48.70
52.70
growth rate 20.0% -16.7% 30.3% 14.3% -0.5% 9.4% 8.2%
Cur.Assets 259.08
286.50
294.50
357.00
506.00
482.00
585.40
598.70
691.50
710.00
602.20
growth rate 10.6% 2.8% 21.2% 41.7% -4.7% 21.5% 2.3% 15.5% 2.7% -15.2%
Total Assets 677.67
805.10
955.10
1,172.00
1,636.00
1,735.00
2,537.30
2,406.90
2,144.90
2,149.60
2,058.30
growth rate 18.8% 18.6% 22.7% 39.6% 6.1% 46.2% -5.1% -10.9% 0.2% -4.3%
Cash 46.55
60.30
57.90
87.00
133.00
116.00
138.90
163.10
297.90
249.30
187.60
growth rate 29.5% -4.0% 50.3% 52.9% -12.8% 19.7% 17.4% 82.7% -16.3% -24.8%
Inventory 66.45
73.60
64.00
64.00
81.00
74.00
85.20
76.10
79.00
67.20
75.80
growth rate 10.8% -13.0% 0.0% 26.6% -8.6% 15.1% -10.7% 3.8% -14.9% 12.8%
Cur.Liabilities 99.98
285.30
118.90
187.00
196.00
177.00
333.70
201.70
191.70
236.60
216.20
growth rate 185.4% -58.3% 57.3% 4.8% -9.7% 88.5% -39.6% -5.0% 23.4% -8.6%
Liabilities 340.07
393.20
326.80
346.00
706.00
738.00
1,117.90
1,178.50
959.30
964.40
936.30
growth rate 15.6% -16.9% 5.9% 104.1% 4.5% 51.5% 5.4% -18.6% 0.5% -2.9%
LT Debt 233.90
99.70
196.50
147.00
495.00
520.00
747.30
933.30
747.70
700.90
695.60
growth rate -57.4% 97.1% -25.2% 236.7% 5.1% 43.7% 24.9% -19.9% -6.3% -0.8%
Equity 337.60
411.90
628.30
824.00
924.60
985.40
1,407.70
1,215.50
1,177.00
1,175.60
1,110.10
growth rate 22.0% 52.5% 31.2% 12.2% 6.6% 42.9% -13.7% -3.2% -0.1% -5.6%
Common Shares 292.00
295.00
315.00
352.00
364.00
369.00
403.00
427.00
458.00
506.00
503.00
growth rate 1.0% 6.8% 11.8% 3.4% 1.4% 9.2% 6.0% 7.3% 10.5% -0.6%
Cash Flow Statement Mar '08 Mar '09 Mar '10 Mar '11 Mar '12 Mar '13 Mar '14 Mar '15 Mar '16 Mar '17 Mar '18
Capital Expenditures 50.08
69.20
41.30
71.00
83.00
115.00
82.60
76.50
73.70
58.70
73.40
growth rate 38.2% -40.3% 71.9% 16.9% 38.6% -28.2% -7.4% -3.7% -20.4% 25.0%
Cash Dividends 24.95
37.60
32.80
45.40
115.60
102.10
99.70
77.90
71.30
58.00
80.80
growth rate 50.7% -12.8% 38.4% 154.6% -11.7% -2.4% -21.9% -8.5% -18.7% 39.3%
Cash From OA 79.58
166.70
99.60
159.00
229.00
247.00
233.90
215.20
169.60
175.30
185.80
growth rate 109.5% -40.3% 59.6% 44.0% 7.9% -5.3% -8.0% -21.2% 3.4% 6.0%
FCF per Share 0.10
0.32
0.18
0.25
0.28
0.38
0.43
0.33
0.28
0.23
0.17
growth rate 220.0% -43.8% 38.9% 12.0% 35.7% 13.2% -23.3% -15.2% -17.9% -26.1%
Sale Purchase of Stock 281.60
27.20
317.00
growth rate -90.3% 1,065.4%
FCF 29.00
95.00
56.00
88.00
146.00
133.00
151.00
138.00
96.00
116.00
112.00
growth rate 227.6% -41.1% 57.1% 65.9% -8.9% 13.5% -8.6% -30.4% 20.8% -3.5%
Income Statement Mar '08 Mar '09 Mar '10 Mar '11 Mar '12 Mar '13 Mar '14 Mar '15 Mar '16 Mar '17 Mar '18
Sales 761.03
922.30
825.50
1,108.00
1,316.00
1,456.00
1,384.00
1,422.20
1,239.00
1,261.50
1,446.90
growth rate 21.2% -10.5% 34.2% 18.8% 10.6% -5.0% 2.8% -12.9% 1.8% 14.7%
Op.Income 109.01
161.90
114.90
132.00
219.00
344.00
235.17
198.60
171.00
190.41
217.70
growth rate 48.5% -29.0% 14.9% 65.9% 57.1% -31.6% -15.6% -13.9% 11.4% 14.3%
IBT 109.01
150.70
105.90
185.10
312.00
310.80
213.00
-120.20
-190.60
146.10
115.40
growth rate 38.2% -29.7% 74.8% 68.6% -0.4% -31.5% -100.0% 0.0% 100.0% -21.0%
Net Income 76.45
106.20
75.30
132.00
219.00
227.00
154.40
-174.50
-240.70
81.60
51.80
growth rate 38.9% -29.1% 75.3% 65.9% 3.7% -32.0% -100.0% 0.0% 100.0% -36.5%
EPS 0.26
0.36
0.24
0.38
0.61
0.62
0.38
-0.40
-0.53
0.16
0.10
growth rate 38.5% -33.3% 58.3% 60.5% 1.6% -38.7% -100.0% 0.0% 100.0% -37.5%
Gross Profit 528.30
668.50
423.10
881.00
1,146.00
1,270.00
1,254.50
1,281.00
354.40
354.01
397.80
growth rate 26.5% -36.7% 108.2% 30.1% 10.8% -1.2% 2.1% -72.3% -0.1% 12.4%

Quarterly Statements

Item Name Mar '17 Jun '17 Sep '17 Dec '17 Mar '18
Earnings BIT 54.20
54.20
growth rate 0.0%
Balance Sheet Mar '17 Jun '17 Sep '17 Dec '17 Mar '18
Acct.Receivable 250.20
293.30
293.30
278.30
278.30
growth rate 17.2% 0.0% -5.1% 0.0%
Acct.Payable 48.70
151.10
151.10
52.70
52.70
growth rate 210.3% 0.0% -65.1% 0.0%
Cur.Assets 710.00
696.10
696.10
602.20
602.20
growth rate -2.0% 0.0% -13.5% 0.0%
Total Assets 2,149.60
2,134.70
2,134.70
2,058.30
2,058.30
growth rate -0.7% 0.0% -3.6% 0.0%
Cash 249.30
294.10
294.10
187.60
187.60
growth rate 18.0% 0.0% -36.2% 0.0%
Inventory 67.20
75.10
75.10
75.80
75.80
growth rate 11.8% 0.0% 0.9% 0.0%
Cur.Liabilities 236.60
238.20
238.20
216.20
216.20
growth rate 0.7% 0.0% -9.2% 0.0%
Liabilities 964.40
958.10
958.10
936.30
936.30
growth rate -0.7% 0.0% -2.3% 0.0%
LT Debt 700.90
688.30
688.30
695.60
695.60
growth rate -1.8% 0.0% 1.1% 0.0%
Equity 1,175.60
1,165.40
1,165.40
1,110.10
1,110.10
growth rate -0.9% 0.0% -4.8% 0.0%
Common Shares 1,453.40
1,454.90
1,454.90
1,348.10
1,348.10
growth rate 0.1% 0.0% -7.3% 0.0%
Cash Flow Statement Mar '17 Jun '17 Sep '17 Dec '17 Mar '18
Capital Expenditures 19.60
19.60
19.60
growth rate 0.0% 0.0%
Cash Dividends 20.15
20.15
20.15
growth rate 0.0% 0.0%
Cash From OA 28.80
28.80
28.80
growth rate 0.0% 0.0%
FCF 9.20
9.20
9.20
growth rate 0.0% 0.0%
Income Statement Mar '17 Jun '17 Sep '17 Dec '17 Mar '18
Sales 360.80
360.80
growth rate 0.0%
Op.Income 54.20
54.20
54.20
growth rate 0.0% 0.0%
IBT 13.10
13.10
13.10
growth rate 0.0% 0.0%
Net Income -4.45
-4.45
growth rate 0.0%
EPS
growth rate
Gross Profit 72.10
72.10
growth rate 0.0%

Growth Grade & Financial Ratios

All financial ratios below are calculated based on latest annual statements available and present the most up to date snapshot of a company finances.

Growth Grade

Historical Growth Grade:

F (10.75)

YOY Growth Grade:

E (22.71)

Click on buttons above for detailed yearly growth rates.

Market Ratios

Profitability Ratios

Liquidity Ratios

Efficiency Ratios

Value Price

PE and EPS

Historical Current Forward
PE 78.83 76.99 19.80
EPS / Growth -20.6% 0.10 22.7%

Value Price & Investment Recovery Time

Read more about Stock2Own value price in Stock Market: Fundamental Analysis.

Equity Growth Rate: 2.4%

Estimates Pessimistic Moderate Optimistic My Numbers
Rate of Return 15.0%
MOS Price % 50 %
Future EPS Growth 1.0% 1.7% 1.7%
Future PE 2.00 11.62 11.62
Future EPS 0.11 0.12 0.12
Value Price
MOS %
0.06
-99.3%
0.35
-95.6%
0.35
-95.6%
MOS Price 0.03 0.18 0.18
IRT 56.94 48.89 48.89

Graham Number:

NOTE: The Graham Number applies only to certain types of stocks in combination with a number of other criteria.

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