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Aquis EntertainmentASX:AQS Stock Report

Market Cap

AU$34.3m

7D

-5.1%

1Y

496.8%

Updated

19 Oct, 2021

Data

Company Financials
AQS fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation4/6
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance3/6
Financial Health2/6
Dividends0/6

AQS Overview

Aquis Entertainment Limited engages in the gaming, entertainment, and leisure businesses in Australia.

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Aquis Entertainment
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceAU$0.18
52 Week HighAU$0.022
52 Week LowAU$0.82
Beta2.19
1 Month Change5.71%
3 Month Change-11.91%
1 Year Change496.77%
3 Year Change825.00%
5 Year Change270.00%
Change since IPO8.82%

Recent News & Updates

Sep 07
Aquis Entertainment's (ASX:AQS) Strong Earnings Are Of Good Quality

Aquis Entertainment's (ASX:AQS) Strong Earnings Are Of Good Quality

Even though Aquis Entertainment Limited's ( ASX:AQS ) recent earnings release was robust, the market didn't seem to...

Shareholder Returns

AQSAU HospitalityAU Market
7D-5.1%1.4%1.7%
1Y496.8%39.0%20.2%

Return vs Industry: AQS exceeded the Australian Hospitality industry which returned 40.3% over the past year.

Return vs Market: AQS exceeded the Australian Market which returned 20.3% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is AQS's price volatile compared to industry and market?
AQS volatility
AQS Beta2.19
Industry Beta1.24
Market Beta1

Stable Share Price: AQS is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Australian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 8% a week.

Volatility Over Time: AQS's weekly volatility has decreased from 58% to 8% over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
2010206Allison Gallaugherhttps://www.aquisentertainment.com

Aquis Entertainment Limited engages in the gaming, entertainment, and leisure businesses in Australia. It owns and operates the Casino Canberra. The company also develops and operates integrated resort projects comprising hotels and convention centers; and a range of entertainment facilities, such as restaurants, gaming, shopping, and shows.

Aquis Entertainment Fundamentals Summary

How do Aquis Entertainment's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
AQS fundamental statistics
Market CapAU$34.25m
Earnings (TTM)AU$3.85m
Revenue (TTM)AU$27.63m

8.9x

P/E Ratio

1.2x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
AQS income statement (TTM)
RevenueAU$27.63m
Cost of RevenueAU$12.16m
Gross ProfitAU$15.47m
ExpensesAU$11.63m
EarningsAU$3.85m

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)0.021
Gross Margin56.00%
Net Profit Margin13.92%
Debt/Equity Ratio-167.3%

How did AQS perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Valuation

Is Aquis Entertainment undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

>50%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: AQS (A$0.19) is trading below our estimate of fair value (A$3.1)

Significantly Below Fair Value: AQS is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: AQS is good value based on its PE Ratio (8.9x) compared to the Australian Hospitality industry average (37.4x).

PE vs Market: AQS is good value based on its PE Ratio (8.9x) compared to the Australian market (19.9x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: AQS has negative assets, so we can't compare its PB Ratio to the AU Hospitality industry average.


Future Growth

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

30.5%

Forecasted Consumer 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 Aquis Entertainment 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 Aquis Entertainment performed over the past 5 years?

38.4%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: AQS has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: AQS became profitable in the past.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: AQS has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 38.4% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: AQS has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Hospitality industry (4.2%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: AQS's liabilities exceed its assets, so it is difficult to calculate its Return on Equity.


Financial Health

How is Aquis Entertainment's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: AQS has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering short term liabilities.

Long Term Liabilities: AQS has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering long term liabilities.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: AQS has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than a high debt level.

Reducing Debt: AQS's has negative shareholder equity, so we do not need to check if its debt has reduced over time.

Debt Coverage: AQS's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (24.3%).

Interest Coverage: AQS's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (3x coverage).


Balance Sheet


Dividend

What is Aquis Entertainment current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate AQS'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 AQS's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if AQS's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of AQS'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?

4.2yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Allison Gallaugher

2.75yrs

Tenure

AU$396,099

Compensation

Ms. Allison Gallaugher has been Chief Executive Officer at Aquis Entertainment Limited since February 27, 2020 and previously served as its Acting Chief Executive Officer since January 1, 2019 until Februa...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Allison's total compensation ($USD293.56K) is about average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD301.95K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Allison's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Board Members

Experienced Board: AQS's board of directors are considered experienced (4.2 years average tenure).


Ownership

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


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Ownership Breakdown

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


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Aquis Entertainment Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Aquis Entertainment Limited
  • Ticker: AQS
  • Exchange: ASX
  • Founded: 2010
  • Industry: Casinos and Gaming
  • Sector: Consumer Services
  • Market Cap: AU$34.251m
  • Shares outstanding: 185.14m
  • Website: https://www.aquisentertainment.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Aquis Entertainment Limited
  • 21 Binara Street
  • Canberra
  • Australian Capital Territory
  • 2601
  • Australia

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/10/19 15:52
End of Day Share Price2021/10/19 00:00
Earnings2021/06/30
Annual Earnings2020/12/31


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.