Aecon Group Inc. and its subsidiaries provide construction and infrastructure development services to private and public sector clients in Canada, the United States, and internationally. More Details
Undervalued with excellent balance sheet and pays a dividend.
Share Price & News
How has Aecon Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: ARE is less volatile than 75% of Canadian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: ARE's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: ARE underperformed the Canadian Construction industry which returned 5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: ARE underperformed the Canadian Market which returned -1.8% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Aecon Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
6 days ago | Simply Wall StIs Aecon Group (TSE:ARE) A Risky Investment?
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Is Aecon Group undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: ARE (CA$15.97) is trading below our estimate of fair value (CA$21.33)
Significantly Below Fair Value: ARE is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: ARE is good value based on its PE Ratio (12.6x) compared to the CA Construction industry average (23.2x).
PE vs Market: ARE is good value based on its PE Ratio (12.6x) compared to the Canadian market (15x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: ARE's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: ARE is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.1x) compared to the CA Construction industry average (1.9x).
How is Aecon Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 12 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: ARE's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-1.8% per year).
Earnings vs Market: ARE's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-1.8% per year).
High Growth Earnings: ARE's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: ARE's revenue (6.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Canadian market (6.1% per year).
High Growth Revenue: ARE's revenue (6.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: ARE's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (7.4%).
How has Aecon Group performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: ARE has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: ARE's current net profit margins (2.2%) are lower than last year (2.3%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: ARE's earnings have grown by 5.4% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: ARE's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: ARE had negative earnings growth (-5.2%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Construction industry average (-14.4%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: ARE's Return on Equity (8.8%) is considered low.
How is Aecon Group's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: ARE's short term assets (CA$2.3B) exceed its short term liabilities (CA$1.6B).
Long Term Liabilities: ARE's short term assets (CA$2.3B) exceed its long term liabilities (CA$916.9M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: ARE's debt to equity ratio (67.1%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: ARE's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 78.2% to 67.1% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: ARE's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (57.8%).
Interest Coverage: ARE's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (4.6x coverage).
What is Aecon Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: ARE's dividend (4.01%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Canadian market (1.66%).
High Dividend: ARE's dividend (4.01%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Canadian market (5.45%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: ARE's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: ARE's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (49.4%), ARE's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: ARE's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (44.2% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Jean-Louis Servranckx (59 yo)
Mr. Jean-Louis Servranckx has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Aecon Group Inc. since September 4, 2018 and serves as its Director since October 25, 2018.
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Jean-Louis's total compensation ($USD3.28M) is above average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD1.48M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Jean-Louis's compensation has increased by more than 20% whilst company earnings have fallen more than 20% in the past year.
|Executive VP & CFO||11yrs||CA$2.30m||0.039% |
|Executive VP||3.33yrs||CA$1.56m||0.0036% |
|Executive VP of Industrial & Chief Safety Officer||5.17yrs||CA$1.32m||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Corporate Development & Investor Relations||2.83yrs||no data||0.0038% |
|Senior Vice President of Human Resources||2.42yrs||no data||no data|
|Executive VP & President of Concessions||1.83yrs||CA$1.58m||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Strategic Business Development||8.83yrs||CA$696.64k||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Industrial East & West||9.83yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Finance||no data||no data||0.0031% |
|Senior Vice President of Major Projects - Civil West||3.92yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior VP & Executive Lead of Civil West||3.92yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: ARE's management team is considered experienced (3.9 years average tenure).
|Independent Director||7.42yrs||CA$211.15k||0.013% |
|Independent Lead Director||0.83yr||CA$233.94k||0.15% |
|Independent Director||3.42yrs||CA$208.15k||no data|
|Non-Executive Chairman||2.17yrs||CA$4.16m||no data|
|Independent Director||11.58yrs||CA$222.15k||1.09% |
|Independent Director||4.42yrs||CA$232.65k||0.0035% |
|Independent Director||1.42yrs||CA$168.15k||0.0045% |
|Independent Corporate Director||7.33yrs||CA$269.77k||0.017% |
|Independent Director||1.42yrs||CA$172.25k||0.0049% |
Experienced Board: ARE's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
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.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Aecon Group Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Aecon Group Inc.
- Ticker: ARE
- Exchange: TSX
- Founded: 1877
- Industry: Construction and Engineering
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Market Cap: CA$968.224m
- Shares outstanding: 59.88m
- Website: https://www.aecon.com
Number of Employees
- Aecon Group Inc.
- 20 Carlson Court
- Suite 105
- M9W 7K6
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|ARE||TSX (The Toronto Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||CA||CAD||Jan 1988|
|2AE||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Shares||DE||EUR||Jan 1988|
|AEGX.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Common Shares||US||USD||Jan 1988|
Aecon Group Inc. and its subsidiaries provide construction and infrastructure development services to private and public sector clients in Canada, the United States, and internationally. It operates throug...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/11/23 23:37|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/11/23 00:00|
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