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Executive Summary

AECOM, together with its subsidiaries, engages in designing, building, financing, and operating infrastructure assets worldwide. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Adequate balance sheet with moderate growth potential.


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Share Price & News

How has AECOM's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: ACM has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

1.1%

ACM

1.5%

US Construction

-1.3%

US Market


1 Year Return

13.0%

ACM

5.6%

US Construction

18.5%

US Market

Return vs Industry: ACM exceeded the US Construction industry which returned 5.6% over the past year.

Return vs Market: ACM underperformed the US Market which returned 18.5% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

ACMIndustryMarket
7 Day1.1%1.5%-1.3%
30 Day21.3%15.1%5.3%
90 Day24.7%21.7%7.5%
1 Year13.0%13.0%6.2%5.6%21.3%18.5%
3 Year32.9%32.9%13.7%11.3%42.4%32.9%
5 Year55.4%55.4%60.1%54.2%84.2%63.5%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is AECOM's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

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

22.2%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: ACM ($46.15) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($59.31)

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: ACM is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Construction industry average.

PE vs Market: ACM is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: ACM's PB Ratio (2x) is in line with the US Construction industry average.


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Future Growth

How is AECOM forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 5 analysts?

89.8%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: ACM is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (2.2%).

Earnings vs Market: ACM is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.

High Growth Earnings: ACM's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: ACM's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-4.7% per year).

High Growth Revenue: ACM's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-4.7% per year).


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: ACM's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (10.8%).


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Past Performance

How has AECOM performed over the past 5 years?

-16.1%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: ACM is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: ACM is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: ACM is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 16.1% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: ACM is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Construction industry (17.6%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: ACM has a negative Return on Equity (-4.08%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is AECOM's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: ACM's short term assets ($7.3B) exceed its short term liabilities ($5.8B).

Long Term Liabilities: ACM's short term assets ($7.3B) exceed its long term liabilities ($3.4B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: ACM's debt to equity ratio (52.6%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: ACM's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 127.6% to 52.6% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: ACM's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (23.2%).

Interest Coverage: ACM is unprofitable, therefore interest payments are not well covered by earnings.


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is AECOM current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if ACM'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 ACM's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.


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Management

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

0.4yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

W. Rudd (55 yo)

0.17

Tenure

US$4,082,290

Compensation

Mr. W. Troy Rudd has been Chief Executive Officer and Director at AECOM since August 15, 2020. Mr. Rudd had been Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President at AECOM since October 2015 until Augus ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: W.'s total compensation ($USD4.08M) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD7.32M).

Compensation vs Earnings: W.'s compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
W. Rudd
CEO & Director0.17yrUS$4.08m0.048%
$ 3.5m
Daniel Tishman
Executive Director10.25yrsUS$269.53k0.068%
$ 5.0m
Randall Wotring
Senior Advisorno dataUS$4.95m0.087%
$ 6.4m
Lara Maria Poloni
President0.17yrno data0.0062%
$ 461.1k
Gaurav Kapoor
Chief Financial Officer0.17yrno data0.0085%
$ 626.2k
Giles Price
Chief Technical Officer0.92yrno datano data
William Gabrielski
Senior Vice President of Investor Relationsno datano datano data
David Gan
Chief Legal Officer0.92yrno data0.000080%
$ 5.9k
Brendan Ranson-Walsh
Vice President of Global Communications & Corporate Responsibilityno datano datano data
Frederick Werner
Executive Vice President of Growth & Strategy0.42yrUS$3.32mno data
John Kinley
Chief Operating Officer of Americasno datano datano data
Régis Damour
Chief Risk Officer & Senior VP11.75yrsno datano data

0.4yrs

Average Tenure

55yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: ACM's management team is not considered experienced ( 0.4 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
W. Rudd
CEO & Director0.17yrUS$4.08m0.048%
$ 3.5m
Daniel Tishman
Executive Director10.25yrsUS$269.53k0.068%
$ 5.0m
Deepak Parekh
Member of Global Advisory Board8.67yrsno datano data
John Major
Chairman of Global Advisory Board8.67yrsno datano data
Robert Routs
Independent Director9.83yrsUS$289.53k0.019%
$ 1.4m
Douglas Stotlar
Independent Chairman of the Board0.17yrUS$291.53k0.034%
$ 2.5m
Clarence Schmitz
Independent Director6.33yrsUS$298.53k0.021%
$ 1.5m
Daniel Thorniley
Member of Global Advisory Board8.67yrsno datano data
Chok Goh
Member of Global Advisory Board8.67yrsno datano data
Abdullah Alireza
Member of Global Advisory Board7.5yrsno datano data
Janet Wolfenbarger
Independent Director5.17yrsUS$289.03k0.014%
$ 1.0m
Steven Kandarian
Lead Independent Director0.92yrUS$229.11k0%
$ 0

8.1yrs

Average Tenure

65yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: ACM's board of directors are considered experienced (8.1 years average tenure).


Ownership

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


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: ACM insiders have sold more shares than they have bought in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

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


Top Shareholders

Company Information

AECOM's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: AECOM
  • Ticker: ACM
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 1980
  • Industry: Construction and Engineering
  • Sector: Capital Goods
  • Market Cap: US$7.402b
  • Shares outstanding: 160.39m
  • Website: https://www.aecom.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • AECOM
  • 1999 Avenue of the Stars
  • Suite 2600
  • Los Angeles
  • California
  • 90067
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
ACMNYSE (New York Stock Exchange)YesCommon StockUSUSDMay 2007
E6ZDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon StockDEEURMay 2007
0H9NLSE (London Stock Exchange)YesCommon StockGBUSDMay 2007

Biography

AECOM, together with its subsidiaries, engages in designing, building, financing, and operating infrastructure assets worldwide. It operates through four segments: Design and Consulting Services (DCS), Con ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/10/21 00:53
End of Day Share Price2020/10/20 00:00
Earnings2020/06/30
Annual Earnings2019/09/30


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.