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Aberdeen International TSX:AAB Stock Report

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17 Aug, 2022


Company Financials
AAB fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health4/6

AAB Stock Overview

Aberdeen International Inc., a resource investment and merchant banking company, focuses on small capitalization companies in the rare metals and renewal energy sectors.

Aberdeen International Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Aberdeen International
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceCA$0.07
52 Week HighCA$0.23
52 Week LowCA$0.055
1 Month Change7.69%
3 Month Change-22.22%
1 Year Change-65.00%
3 Year Change40.00%
5 Year Change-44.00%
Change since IPO-99.94%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

AABCA Capital MarketsCA Market

Return vs Industry: AAB underperformed the Canadian Capital Markets industry which returned -8.2% over the past year.

Return vs Market: AAB underperformed the Canadian Market which returned 2.1% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is AAB's price volatile compared to industry and market?
AAB volatility
AAB Average Weekly Movement11.0%
Capital Markets Industry Average Movement8.8%
Market Average Movement10.6%
10% most volatile stocks in CA Market18.9%
10% least volatile stocks in CA Market4.2%

Stable Share Price: AAB is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Canadian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 11% a week.

Volatility Over Time: AAB's weekly volatility (11%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

19872Chris Younger

Aberdeen International Inc., a resource investment and merchant banking company, focuses on small capitalization companies in the rare metals and renewal energy sectors. It intends to acquire equity participation in pre-IPO and early-stage public resource companies with undeveloped or undervalued resources and assets; companies in need of managerial, technical, and financial resources; companies undervalued in foreign capital markets; and companies operating in jurisdictions with low to moderate local political risk. The company was formerly known as International Catalyst Ventures Inc. and changed its name to Aberdeen International Inc. in November 2001.

Aberdeen International Fundamentals Summary

How do Aberdeen International's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
AAB fundamental statistics
Market CapCA$10.14m
Earnings (TTM)-CA$3.59m
Revenue (TTM)CA$5.38m


P/S Ratio


P/E Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
AAB income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueCA$0
Gross ProfitCA$5.38m
Other ExpensesCA$8.98m

Last Reported Earnings

Apr 30, 2022

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)-0.025
Gross Margin100.00%
Net Profit Margin-66.78%
Debt/Equity Ratio1.7%

How did AAB perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


Is AAB undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 4/6

  • Price-To-Book vs Peers

  • Price-To-Book vs Industry

  • Price-To-Book vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • Analyst Forecast

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for AAB?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

AAB key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenuen/a
Enterprise Value/EBITDAn/a
PEG Ration/a

Price to Book Ratio vs Peers

How does AAB's PB Ratio compare to its peers?

AAB PB Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PB ratio for AAB vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPBEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average0.8x
FW Flow Capital
LBI Lions Bay Capital
HODL Cypherpunk Holdings
CEP Cliffside Capital
AAB Aberdeen International

Price-To-Book vs Peers: AAB is good value based on its Price-To-Book Ratio (0.3x) compared to the peer average (0.8x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does AAB's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the CA Capital Markets Industry?

Price-To-Book vs Industry: AAB is good value based on its Price-To-Book Ratio (0.3x) compared to the Canadian Capital Markets industry average (1x)

Price to Book Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is AAB's PB Ratio compared to its Fair PB Ratio? This is the expected PB Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

AAB PB Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PB Ratio0.3x
Fair PB Ration/a

Price-To-Book vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate AAB's Price-To-Book Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.

Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of AAB when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: AAB (CA$0.07) is trading below our estimate of fair value (CA$0.53)

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

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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Future Growth

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

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 0/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


Forecasted Diversified Financials 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 Aberdeen International 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.

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  • Examine whether Aberdeen International is trading at an attractive price based on how much it is expected to earn in the future, and relative to its industry peers and the wider market.
  • Aberdeen International competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.

Past Performance

How has Aberdeen International performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 0/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: AAB is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: AAB is currently unprofitable.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: AAB is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 12.4% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: AAB is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Capital Markets industry (14.9%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: AAB has a negative Return on Equity (-9%), as it is currently unprofitable.

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Financial Health

How is Aberdeen International's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 4/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: AAB's short term assets (CA$42.3M) exceed its short term liabilities (CA$2.3M).

Long Term Liabilities: AAB has no long term liabilities.

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: AAB has more cash than its total debt.

Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if AAB's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: AAB's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (56.2%).

Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if AAB's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.

Balance Sheet

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What is Aberdeen International current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 0/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Cash Flow Coverage

Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

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

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: AAB is not paying a notable dividend for the Canadian market.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as AAB has not reported any payouts.

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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average management tenure


Chris Younger (37 yo)





Mr. Christopher Younger, also known as Chris, is Director of O2Gold Inc. from July 28, 2022. He has been Chief Executive Officer at Aberdeen International Inc. since April 22, 2021 and serves as its Direct...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Chris's total compensation ($USD501.49K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD186.20K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Chris's compensation with company performance.

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: AAB's management team is not considered experienced ( 1 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.

Board Members

Experienced Board: AAB's board of directors are considered experienced (4.1 years average tenure).


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 been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 5.7%.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Aberdeen International Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Aberdeen International Inc.
  • Ticker: AAB
  • Exchange: TSX
  • Founded: 1987
  • Industry: Asset Management and Custody Banks
  • Sector: Diversified Financials
  • Implied Market Cap: CA$10.141m
  • Shares outstanding: 144.88m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Aberdeen International Inc.
  • 198 Davenport Road
  • Toronto
  • Ontario
  • M5R 1J2
  • Canada


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/08/17 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/08/17 00:00
Annual Earnings2022/01/31

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.