Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. operates and licenses convenience stores. More Details
Outstanding track record, good value and pays a dividend.
Share Price & News
How has Alimentation Couche-Tard's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: ATD.B is less volatile than 75% of Canadian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: ATD.B's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
CA Consumer Retailing
1 Year Return
CA Consumer Retailing
Return vs Industry: ATD.B underperformed the Canadian Consumer Retailing industry which returned 6.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: ATD.B underperformed the Canadian Market which returned 36.9% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Alimentation Couche-Tard's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Alimentation Couche-Tard 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: ATD.B (CA$41.86) is trading below our estimate of fair value (CA$65.07)
Significantly Below Fair Value: ATD.B is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: ATD.B is good value based on its PE Ratio (14.1x) compared to the CA Consumer Retailing industry average (17.4x).
PE vs Market: ATD.B is good value based on its PE Ratio (14.1x) compared to the Canadian market (15.9x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: ATD.B is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (3.7x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: ATD.B is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3.1x) compared to the CA Consumer Retailing industry average (2.4x).
How is Alimentation Couche-Tard 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: ATD.B's forecast earnings growth (3.8% per year) is above the savings rate (1.5%).
Earnings vs Market: ATD.B's earnings (3.8% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the Canadian market (16.5% per year).
High Growth Earnings: ATD.B's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: ATD.B's revenue (7.6% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Canadian market (6.8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: ATD.B's revenue (7.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if ATD.B's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Alimentation Couche-Tard performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: ATD.B has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: ATD.B's current net profit margins (6.3%) are higher than last year (3.6%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: ATD.B's earnings have grown by 19.2% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: ATD.B's earnings growth over the past year (31.3%) exceeds its 5-year average (19.2% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: ATD.B earnings growth over the past year (31.3%) exceeded the Consumer Retailing industry 22.1%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: ATD.B's Return on Equity (22.4%) is considered high.
How is Alimentation Couche-Tard's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: ATD.B's short term assets ($6.2B) exceed its short term liabilities ($4.2B).
Long Term Liabilities: ATD.B's short term assets ($6.2B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($11.2B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: ATD.B's debt to equity ratio (52.9%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: ATD.B's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 65.6% to 52.9% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: ATD.B's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (61.2%).
Interest Coverage: ATD.B's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (12.7x coverage).
What is Alimentation Couche-Tard current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: ATD.B's dividend (0.8%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Canadian market (1.51%).
High Dividend: ATD.B's dividend (0.8%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Canadian market (4.54%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: ATD.B's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: ATD.B's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (9.5%), ATD.B's dividend payments are thoroughly covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: ATD.B's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be thoroughly covered by earnings (12.5% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Brian Hannasch (53 yo)
Mr. Brian P. Hannasch has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. since September 24, 2014. Mr. Hannasch served as the Chief Operating Officer of Alimentation Couche...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Brian's total compensation ($USD9.28M) is above average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD6.57M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Brian's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: ATD.B's management team is seasoned and experienced (6 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: ATD.B's board of directors are considered experienced (6.1 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: ATD.B insiders have sold more shares than they have bought in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc.
- Ticker: ATD.B
- Exchange: TSX
- Founded: 1980
- Industry: Food Retail
- Sector: Consumer Retailing
- Market Cap: CA$45.190b
- Shares outstanding: 1.08b
- Website: https://corpo.couche-tard.com
Number of Employees
- Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc.
- 4204 Industriel Boulevard
- H7L 0E3
Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. operates and licenses convenience stores. Its convenience stores sell tobacco products, grocery items, candies and snacks, beer, wine, beverages, and fresh food offerings; roa...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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