ARA Stock Overview
Ariadne Australia Limited operates as an investment company in Australia and New Zealand.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||AU$0.71|
|52 Week High||AU$0.78|
|52 Week Low||AU$0.53|
|1 Month Change||0.70%|
|3 Month Change||5.93%|
|1 Year Change||31.19%|
|3 Year Change||15.32%|
|5 Year Change||-9.49%|
|Change since IPO||257.51%|
Recent News & Updates
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|ARA||AU Commercial Services||AU Market|
Return vs Industry: ARA exceeded the Australian Commercial Services industry which returned -1.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: ARA exceeded the Australian Market which returned -7.9% over the past year.
|ARA Average Weekly Movement||7.1%|
|Commercial Services Industry Average Movement||9.1%|
|Market Average Movement||10.6%|
|10% most volatile stocks in AU Market||17.5%|
|10% least volatile stocks in AU Market||4.7%|
Stable Share Price: ARA is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Australian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.
Volatility Over Time: ARA's weekly volatility (7%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
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
|ARA fundamental statistics|
Is ARA overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|ARA income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||AU$2.58m|
Last Reported Earnings
Dec 31, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.067|
|Net Profit Margin||74.15%|
How did ARA perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
0.7%Current Dividend Yield
Is ARA undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 2/6
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for ARA?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is ARA's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does ARA's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|ARA PE Ratio vs Peers|
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ARA Ariadne Australia
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: ARA is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (10.7x) compared to the peer average (25.2x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does ARA's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the Global Commercial Services Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: ARA is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (10.7x) compared to the Global Commercial Services industry average (16.8x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is ARA's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PE Ratio||10.7x|
|Fair PE Ratio||n/a|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate ARA's Price-To-Earnings Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of ARA when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: ARA (A$0.72) is trading above our estimate of fair value (A$0.07)
Significantly Below Fair Value: ARA is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Analyst Price Targets
What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?
Analyst Forecast: Insufficient data to show price forecast.
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How is Ariadne Australia forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Future Growth Score0/6
Future Growth Score 0/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
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.
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- Examine Ariadne Australia's financial health to determine how well-positioned it is against times of financial stress by looking at its level of debt over time and how much cash it has left.
- Ariadne Australia competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.
How has Ariadne Australia performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score2/6
Past Performance Score 2/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
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 15.2% 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 (3.7%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: ARA's Return on Equity (7%) is considered low.
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How is Ariadne Australia's financial position?
Financial Health Score4/6
Financial Health Score 4/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: ARA's short term assets (A$38.3M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$15.0M).
Long Term Liabilities: ARA's short term assets (A$38.3M) exceed its long term liabilities (A$29.9M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: ARA has more cash than its total debt.
Reducing Debt: ARA's debt to equity ratio has increased from 3.4% to 14% 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 (11.8x coverage).
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What is Ariadne Australia current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 0/6
Cash Flow Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: ARA's dividend (0.7%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (2.62%).
High Dividend: ARA's dividend (0.7%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (6.24%).
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.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: ARA is not paying a notable dividend for the Australian market.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: ARA is paying a dividend but the company has no free cash flows.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Ariadne Australia has no CEO, or we have no data on them.
Experienced Board: ARA's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 15 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: ARA insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Ariadne Australia Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Ariadne Australia Limited
- Ticker: ARA
- Exchange: ASX
- Founded: 1983
- Industry: Environmental and Facilities Services
- Sector: Commercial Services
- Implied Market Cap: AU$140.313m
- Shares outstanding: 196.24m
- Website: https://www.ariadne.com.au
Number of Employees
- Ariadne Australia Limited
- Chifley Tower
- Level 27
- New South Wales
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/08/07 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/08/03 00:00|
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.