ASX:ARA

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Market Cap

AU$105.0m

Last Updated

2021/06/20 08:04 UTC

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Company Financials

Executive Summary

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


Snowflake Analysis

Mediocre balance sheet and overvalued.

Share Price & News

How has Ariadne Australia's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: ARA is not significantly more volatile than the rest 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.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-2.7%

ARA

-0.1%

AU Commercial Services

0.3%

AU Market


1 Year Return

28.9%

ARA

12.7%

AU Commercial Services

27.8%

AU Market

Return vs Industry: ARA exceeded the Australian Commercial Services industry which returned 12.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: ARA exceeded the Australian Market which returned 27.8% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

ARAIndustryMarket
7 Day-2.7%-0.1%0.3%
30 Day-4.5%4.6%4.6%
90 Day-2.7%13.0%9.0%
1 Year28.9%28.9%15.9%12.7%32.0%27.8%
3 Year-13.1%-17.7%20.1%12.5%34.0%18.0%
5 Year86.5%62.1%35.5%14.6%75.2%42.6%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Ariadne Australia's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

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

0.83x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: ARA (A$0.54) is trading above our estimate of fair value (A$0.05)

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: ARA is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Australian Commercial Services industry average.

PE vs Market: ARA is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Australian market.


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 (0.8x) compared to the AU Commercial Services industry average (2.4x).


Future Growth

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

14.0%

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?

-32.4%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: ARA is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: ARA is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: ARA is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 32.4% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare ARA's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: ARA is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Commercial Services industry (6.2%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: ARA has a negative Return on Equity (-1.28%), as it is currently unprofitable.


Financial Health

How is Ariadne Australia's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: ARA's short term assets (A$39.5M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$8.1M).

Long Term Liabilities: ARA's short term assets (A$39.5M) exceed its long term liabilities (A$27.4M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: ARA's debt to equity ratio (13.1%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: ARA's debt to equity ratio has increased from 4.1% to 13.1% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: ARA's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (14.1%).

Interest Coverage: ARA is unprofitable, therefore interest payments are not well covered by earnings.


Balance Sheet


Dividend

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


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate ARA's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate ARA's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if ARA's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if ARA's dividend payments have been 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?

12.4yrs

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 ( 12.4 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 company bio, 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$104.990m
  • 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


Biography

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 finan...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/06/20 08:04
End of Day Share Price2021/06/17 00:00
Earnings2020/12/31
Annual Earnings2020/06/30


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.