Avalon Holdings Corporation provides waste management services to industrial, commercial, municipal, and governmental customers in the United States. More Details
Questionable track record and overvalued.
Share Price & News
How has Avalon Holdings's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: AWX is more volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 14% a week.
Volatility Over Time: AWX's weekly volatility (14%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of US stocks.
7 Day Return
US Commercial Services
1 Year Return
US Commercial Services
Return vs Industry: AWX exceeded the US Commercial Services industry which returned 44.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: AWX exceeded the US Market which returned 56.3% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Avalon Holdings's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
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Is Avalon Holdings undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate AWX's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate AWX's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: AWX is poor value based on its PE Ratio (1093.6x) compared to the US Commercial Services industry average (35.1x).
PE vs Market: AWX is poor value based on its PE Ratio (1093.6x) compared to the US market (22.3x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate AWX's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: AWX is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.4x) compared to the US Commercial Services industry average (2.6x).
How is Avalon Holdings forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Commercial Services 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 Avalon Holdings 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.
How has Avalon Holdings performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: AWX has a large one-off gain of $801.0K impacting its December 31 2020 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: AWX became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: AWX has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by -23.8% per year.
Accelerating Growth: AWX has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: AWX has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Commercial Services industry (-12.1%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: AWX's Return on Equity (-0.1%) is considered low.
How is Avalon Holdings's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: AWX's short term assets ($15.3M) do not cover its short term liabilities ($17.2M).
Long Term Liabilities: AWX's short term assets ($15.3M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($23.8M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: AWX's debt to equity ratio (63.7%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: AWX's debt to equity ratio has increased from 19.1% to 63.7% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: AWX's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (10.9%).
Interest Coverage: AWX's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (0.1x coverage).
What is Avalon Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate AWX's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate AWX's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if AWX's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if AWX's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of AWX's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Ron Klingle (72 yo)
Mr. Ronald E. Klingle, also known as Ron, has been the Chief Executive Officer of Avalon Holdings Corp. since February 16, 2011. Mr. Klingle has years of environmental experience. He served the Chief Execu...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Ron's total compensation ($USD247.89K) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD510.93K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Ron's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: AWX's management team is seasoned and experienced (8.9 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: AWX's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 14 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.
Avalon Holdings Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Avalon Holdings Corporation
- Ticker: AWX
- Exchange: AMEX
- Founded: 1998
- Industry: Environmental and Facilities Services
- Sector: Commercial Services
- Market Cap: US$15.403m
- Shares outstanding: 3.90m
- Website: https://www.avalonholdings.com
Number of Employees
- Avalon Holdings Corporation
- One American Way
- United States
Avalon Holdings Corporation provides waste management services to industrial, commercial, municipal, and governmental customers in the United States. It operates through Waste Management Services, and Golf...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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