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Ariadne AustraliaASX:ARA Stock Report

Market Cap

AU$135.4m

7D

4.5%

1Y

55.1%

Updated

20 Oct, 2021

Data

Company Financials
ARA fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation3/6
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance2/6
Financial Health4/6
Dividends0/6

ARA Overview

Ariadne Australia Limited operates as an investment company in Australia and New Zealand.

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Ariadne Australia
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceAU$0.69
52 Week HighAU$0.44
52 Week LowAU$0.70
Beta0.81
1 Month Change6.98%
3 Month Change27.78%
1 Year Change55.06%
3 Year Change6.15%
5 Year Change76.92%
Change since IPO245.01%

Recent News & Updates

Sep 05
We Think That There Are Issues Underlying Ariadne Australia's (ASX:ARA) Earnings

We Think That There Are Issues Underlying Ariadne Australia's (ASX:ARA) Earnings

Ariadne Australia Limited's ( ASX:ARA ) stock was strong after they reported robust earnings. However, we think that...

May 28
Is Ariadne Australia (ASX:ARA) A Risky Investment?

Is Ariadne Australia (ASX:ARA) A Risky Investment?

Warren Buffett famously said, 'Volatility is far from synonymous with risk.' When we think about how risky a company...

Mar 11
The Alternate Director of Ariadne Australia Limited (ASX:ARA), Benjamin Seymour, Just Bought A Few More Shares

The Alternate Director of Ariadne Australia Limited (ASX:ARA), Benjamin Seymour, Just Bought A Few More Shares

Even if it's not a huge purchase, we think it was good to see that Benjamin Seymour, the Alternate Director of Ariadne...

Shareholder Returns

ARAAU Commercial ServicesAU Market
7D4.5%-0.3%1.7%
1Y55.1%7.4%20.2%

Return vs Industry: ARA exceeded the Australian Commercial Services industry which returned 7.4% over the past year.

Return vs Market: ARA exceeded the Australian Market which returned 20.2% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is ARA's price volatile compared to industry and market?
ARA volatility
ARA Beta0.81
Industry Beta0.91
Market Beta1

Stable Share Price: ARA is less volatile than 75% of Australian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.

Volatility Over Time: ARA's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
198311n/ahttps://www.ariadne.com.au

Ariadne Australia Limited operates as an investment company in Australia and New Zealand. It operates through Investments and Property segments. The company invests in securities, as well as provides financial services.

Ariadne Australia Fundamentals Summary

How do Ariadne Australia's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
ARA fundamental statistics
Market CapAU$135.41m
Earnings (TTM)AU$10.57m
Revenue (TTM)AU$16.26m

12.8x

P/E Ratio

8.3x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
ARA income statement (TTM)
RevenueAU$16.26m
Cost of RevenueAU$2.27m
Gross ProfitAU$13.99m
ExpensesAU$3.42m
EarningsAU$10.57m

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)0.054
Gross Margin86.06%
Net Profit Margin65.03%
Debt/Equity Ratio17.7%

How did ARA perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

0.7%

Current Dividend Yield

9%

Payout Ratio

Valuation

Is Ariadne Australia undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

12.81x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: ARA (A$0.69) is trading above our estimate of fair value (A$0.06)

Significantly Below Fair Value: ARA is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: ARA is good value based on its PE Ratio (12.8x) compared to the Australian Commercial Services industry average (20.7x).

PE vs Market: ARA is good value based on its PE Ratio (12.8x) compared to the Australian market (19.7x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate ARA's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: ARA is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.9x) compared to the AU Commercial Services industry average (2.6x).


Future Growth

How is Ariadne Australia forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

12.0%

Forecasted Commercial Services industry annual growth in earnings


In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Ariadne Australia has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.


Past Performance

How has Ariadne Australia performed over the past 5 years?

-30.2%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: ARA has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: ARA became profitable in the past.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: ARA's earnings have declined by 30.2% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: ARA has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: ARA has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Commercial Services industry (7.9%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: ARA's Return on Equity (7%) is considered low.


Financial Health

How is Ariadne Australia's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: ARA's short term assets (A$39.0M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$16.0M).

Long Term Liabilities: ARA's short term assets (A$39.0M) exceed its long term liabilities (A$28.6M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: ARA's debt to equity ratio (17.7%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: ARA's debt to equity ratio has increased from 4.3% to 17.7% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: ARA's operating cash flow is negative, therefore debt is not well covered.

Interest Coverage: ARA's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (12.2x coverage).


Balance Sheet


Dividend

What is Ariadne Australia current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

0.72%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: ARA's dividend (0.72%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (2.27%).

High Dividend: ARA's dividend (0.72%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (5.33%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: ARA is not paying a notable dividend for the Australian market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.

Growing Dividend: ARA is not paying a notable dividend for the Australian market, therefore no need to check if payments are increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: ARA is not paying a notable dividend for the Australian market.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of ARA's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Australian market.


Next Steps

Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

12.8yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Ariadne Australia has no CEO, or we have no data on them.


Board Members

Experienced Board: ARA's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 12.8 years average tenure).


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: ARA insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Ariadne Australia Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Ariadne Australia Limited
  • Ticker: ARA
  • Exchange: ASX
  • Founded: 1983
  • Industry: Environmental and Facilities Services
  • Sector: Commercial Services
  • Market Cap: AU$135.407m
  • Shares outstanding: 196.24m
  • Website: https://www.ariadne.com.au

Number of Employees


Location

  • Ariadne Australia Limited
  • Chifley Tower
  • Level 27
  • Sydney
  • New South Wales
  • 2000
  • Australia

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/10/20 07:02
End of Day Share Price2021/10/19 00:00
Earnings2021/06/30
Annual Earnings2021/06/30


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.