Aberdeen International Inc. operates as a resource investment company and a merchant bank focusing on small capitalization companies in the metals and mining sector.
Overvalued with worrying balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Aberdeen International's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: AAB has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
CA Capital Markets
1 Year Return
CA Capital Markets
Return vs Industry: AAB underperformed the Canadian Capital Markets industry which returned 18.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: AAB underperformed the Canadian Market which returned 5.8% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Aberdeen International's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Aberdeen International undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate AAB's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate AAB's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: AAB is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Capital Markets industry average.
PE vs Market: AAB is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Canadian market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate AAB's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: AAB is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.2x) compared to the CA Capital Markets industry average (0.9x).
How is Aberdeen International forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
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.
- Take a look at our analysis of AAB’s management and see if the CEO’s compensation is within a reasonable range, who is on the board and if insiders have been trading lately.
- Aberdeen International competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.
- Explore growth companies in the Diversified Financials industry.
How has Aberdeen International performed over the past 5 years?
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, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -2.7% 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 (-13.4%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: AAB has a negative Return on Equity (-29.43%), as it is currently unprofitable.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is Aberdeen International's financial position? (This company is analysed differently as a bank or financial institution)
Financial Position Analysis
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Inventory Level: AAB has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: AAB's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 45x debt).
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: AAB has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: AAB has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of -10.2% each year
Financial Institutions Analysis
Asset Level: AAB's level of assets compared to its equity is low.
Allowance for Bad Loans: Insufficient data to determine if AAB has a sufficient allowance for bad loans.
Low Risk Liabilities: AAB reports no customer deposits, loans are made up entirely of externally borrowed funds.
Loan Level: Insufficient data to determine if AAB has an acceptable proportion of non-loan assets held.
Low Risk Deposits: AAB has advanced significantly more loans than the customer deposits it holds.
Level of Bad Loans: Insufficient data to determine if AAB has an appropriate level of bad loans.
What is Aberdeen International's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Current dividend yield vs market & industry
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate AAB's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate AAB's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any 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.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: AAB is not paying a notable dividend for the Canadian market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of AAB's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Canadian market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Stan Bharti (67yo)
Mr. Stan Bharti P.Eng, M.Sc., DIC, C.Eng, M. Eng. serves as Director at Fura Gems Inc. since August 2, 2019. He serves as strategic Consultant of Desert Lion Energy Inc. since January 1, 2017. Mr. Bharti s ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Stan's total compensation ($USD282.89K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD155.16K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Stan's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Executive Chairman||3.5yrs||CA$374.89k||19.83% CA$666.8k|
|CFO & Corporate Secretary||9.3yrs||CA$38.72k||no data|
Experienced Management: AAB's management team is considered experienced (3.5 years average tenure).
|Executive Chairman||3.5yrs||CA$374.89k||19.83% CA$666.8k|
|Independent Director||5.1yrs||CA$25.00k||no data|
|Lead Director||5.1yrs||CA$22.50k||0.010% CA$350.0|
|Independent Director||2.9yrs||CA$22.50k||no data|
|Independent Director||1.6yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: AAB's board of directors are considered experienced (5.1 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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Aberdeen International Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Aberdeen International Inc.
- Ticker: AAB
- Exchange: TSX
- Founded: 1987
- Industry: Asset Management and Custody Banks
- Sector: Diversified Financials
- Market Cap: CA$3.362m
- Shares outstanding: 96.05m
- Website: https://www.aberdeeninternational.ca
Number of Employees
- Aberdeen International Inc.
- 65 Queen Street West
- Suite 815
- M5H 2M5
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|AAB||TSX (The Toronto Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||CA||CAD||Mar 1990|
|A8H||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Shares||DE||EUR||Mar 1990|
|AABV.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Common Shares||US||USD||Mar 1990|
Aberdeen International Inc. operates as a resource investment company and a merchant bank focusing on small capitalization companies in the metals and mining sector. It seeks to acquire equity participation in pre-IPO and early stage public resource companies with undeveloped or undervalued resources. It holds interests in Kalplats PGM development project located in Johannesburg, South Africa; and the Sal de Los Angeles project, which comprises 32 mining claims covering an area of approximately 8,156 hectares located in Salta, Argentina. The company was formerly known as International Catalyst Ventures Inc. and changed its name to Aberdeen International Inc. in November 2001. Aberdeen International Inc. was incorporated in 1987 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/02/16 23:42|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/02/12 00:00|
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