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Executive Summary

Albertsons Companies, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a food and drug retailer in the United States. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Good value with proven track record.


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Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events

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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0.9%

ACI

-3.0%

US Consumer Retailing

-4.6%

US Market


1 Year Return

n/a

ACI

13.6%

US Consumer Retailing

11.5%

US Market

Return vs Industry: Insufficient data to determine how ACI performed against the US Consumer Retailing industry.

Return vs Market: Insufficient data to determine how ACI performed against the US Market.


Shareholder returns

ACIIndustryMarket
7 Day0.9%-3.0%-4.6%
30 Day11.0%1.9%-0.9%
90 Day1.1%6.6%2.2%
1 Yearn/a15.4%13.6%14.0%11.5%
3 Yearn/a58.2%49.4%34.5%25.6%
5 Yearn/a91.0%71.7%73.0%53.6%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

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

>50%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: ACI ($15.11) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($30.56)

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: ACI is good value based on its PE Ratio (8.8x) compared to the US Consumer Retailing industry average (14.1x).

PE vs Market: ACI is good value based on its PE Ratio (8.8x) compared to the US market (18.1x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: ACI's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: ACI is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (4.8x) compared to the US Consumer Retailing industry average (1.5x).


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Future Growth

How is Albertsons Companies forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 15 analysts?

-4.9%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: ACI's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-4.9% per year).

Earnings vs Market: ACI's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-4.9% per year).

High Growth Earnings: ACI's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: ACI's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-1.4% per year).

High Growth Revenue: ACI's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-1.4% per year).


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: ACI's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (26.4%)


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Past Performance

How has Albertsons Companies performed over the past 5 years?

78.3%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: ACI has a large one-off loss of $654.5M impacting its September 12 2020 financial results.

Growing Profit Margin: ACI's current net profit margins (1.4%) are higher than last year (0.9%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: ACI has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 78.3% per year.

Accelerating Growth: ACI's earnings growth over the past year (81.4%) exceeds its 5-year average (78.3% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: ACI earnings growth over the past year (81.4%) exceeded the Consumer Retailing industry 52.6%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: Whilst ACI's Return on Equity (32.03%) is high, this metric is skewed due to their high level of debt.


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Financial Health

How is Albertsons Companies's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: ACI's short term assets ($7.6B) exceed its short term liabilities ($6.7B).

Long Term Liabilities: ACI's short term assets ($7.6B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($16.6B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: ACI's debt to equity ratio (265.4%) is considered high.

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

Debt Coverage: ACI's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (43%).

Interest Coverage: ACI's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (4.3x coverage).


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is Albertsons Companies's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

2.65%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: ACI's dividend (2.65%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.71%).

High Dividend: ACI's dividend (2.65%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.86%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Too early to tell whether ACI's dividend payments have been stable as they only just started paying a dividend.

Growing Dividend: Too early to tell if ACI's dividend payments are increasing as they only just started paying a dividend.


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: ACI's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be thoroughly covered by earnings (14.4% payout ratio).


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Management

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

3.1yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Vivek Sankaran (57 yo)

1.5yrs

Tenure

US$28,944,892

Compensation

Mr. Vivek Sankaran has been the President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Albertsons Companies, Inc. since April 25, 2019. Mr. Sankaran served as Chief Executive Officer of PepsiCo Foods North Am ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Vivek's total compensation ($USD28.94M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD7.34M).

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


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Vivek Sankaran
President1.5yrsUS$28.94m0.42%
$ 29.6m
Robert Dimond
Executive VP & CFO6.67yrsUS$2.07m0.097%
$ 6.9m
Susan Morris
Executive VP & COO2.08yrsUS$2.34m0.11%
$ 7.6m
Michael Theilmann
EVP of GR1.17yrsUS$3.37m0.0050%
$ 355.7k
Christine Rupp
Executive VP & Chief Customer and Digital Officer0.83yrUS$4.81mno data
Robert Larson
Senior VP & Chief Accounting Officerno datano data0.024%
$ 1.7m
Anuj Dhanda
Executive VP & Chief Information Officer4.83yrsUS$2.30m0.046%
$ 3.3m
Melissa Plaisance
Group Vice Presidentno datano datano data
Juliette Pryor
Executive VP0.33yrno datano data
Justin Ewing
Executive Vice President of Corporate Development & Real Estate5.75yrsno data0.23%
$ 16.7m
Karl Schroeder
President of Seattle Division4.08yrsno datano data
Wayne Denningham
Executive VP of Retail Operations & President of Southern Division5.5yrsno data0.37%
$ 26.8m

3.1yrs

Average Tenure

55yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: ACI's management team is considered experienced (3.1 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Vivek Sankaran
President1.5yrsUS$28.94m0.42%
$ 29.6m
James Donald
Co-Chairman of the Board1.5yrsUS$13.38m0.17%
$ 11.8m
Lenard Tessler
Directorno datano datano data
Alan Schumacher
Independent Director5.58yrsUS$300.00k0.016%
$ 1.1m
Kim Fennebresque
Independent Director5.58yrsUS$315.00k0.016%
$ 1.1m
Hersch Klaff
Director10.58yrsno datano data
Robert Miller
Chairman Emeritus1.5yrsUS$1.04m1.78%
$ 127.3m
Steven Davis
Independent Director5.33yrsUS$295.00k0.020%
$ 1.4m
Sharon Allen
Independent Director5.33yrsUS$290.00k0.030%
$ 2.2m
Leonard Laufer
Co-Chairman of the Board1.5yrsno datano data
Allen Gibson
Independent Director2yrsUS$250.00k0.0017%
$ 121.4k
B. Turner
Vice Chairman of the Boardno datano datano data

3.7yrs

Average Tenure

66yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: ACI's board of directors are considered experienced (3.7 years average tenure).


Ownership

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


Insider Trading Volume

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


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: ACI only recently listed within the past 12 months.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Albertsons Companies, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Albertsons Companies, Inc.
  • Ticker: ACI
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded:
  • Industry: Food Retail
  • Sector: Consumer Retailing
  • Market Cap: US$7.142b
  • Shares outstanding: 472.65m
  • Website: https://www.albertsonscompanies.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Albertsons Companies, Inc.
  • 250 Parkcenter Boulevard
  • Boise
  • Idaho
  • 83706
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
ACINYSE (New York Stock Exchange)YesClass A Common StockUSUSDJun 2020

Biography

Albertsons Companies, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a food and drug retailer in the United States. Its food and drug retail stores offer grocery products, general merchandise, health and beau ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/10/28 23:40
End of Day Share Price2020/10/28 00:00
Earnings2020/09/12
Annual Earnings2020/02/29


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.