ACI Stock Overview
Albertsons Companies, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the operation of food and drug stores in the United States.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$28.07|
|52 Week High||US$37.99|
|52 Week Low||US$25.89|
|1 Month Change||5.81%|
|3 Month Change||-6.31%|
|1 Year Change||-5.96%|
|3 Year Change||n/a|
|5 Year Change||n/a|
|Change since IPO||81.68%|
Recent News & Updates
Albertsons ticks higher on Ahold takeover speculation
Albertsons (NYSE:ACI) rose 2.5% on speculation about a potential Ahold (OTCQX:ADRNY) deal as the supermarket retailer is under a strategic review. Albertsons (ACI) shares ticked higher after Gordon Haskett highlighted that two of Albertson's (ACI) jets were spotted at Ahold's home airport in Bedford, Massachusetts last week, according to jet tracking data. Recall in late June Albertsons (ACI) disclosed that a lock-up agreement with the company's sponsors was extended until September as the supermarket chain continues a strategic review. Developing story ...
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|ACI||US Consumer Retailing||US Market|
Return vs Industry: ACI underperformed the US Consumer Retailing industry which returned -2.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: ACI exceeded the US Market which returned -11.7% over the past year.
|ACI Average Weekly Movement||4.8%|
|Consumer Retailing Industry Average Movement||6.1%|
|Market Average Movement||7.8%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||16.9%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||3.2%|
Stable Share Price: ACI is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: ACI's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Albertsons Companies, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the operation of food and drug stores in the United States. The company’s food and drug retail stores offer grocery products, general merchandise, health and beauty care products, pharmacy, fuel, and other items and services. It also manufactures and processes food products for sale in stores.
Albertsons Companies Fundamentals Summary
|ACI fundamental statistics|
Is ACI overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|ACI income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$52.45b|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 18, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||2.55|
|Net Profit Margin||1.83%|
How did ACI perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
1.7%Current Dividend Yield
Is ACI undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 5/6
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for ACI?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is ACI's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does ACI's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|ACI PE Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PE||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
CASY Casey's General Stores
GO Grocery Outlet Holding
SFM Sprouts Farmers Market
ACI Albertsons Companies
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: ACI is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (11x) compared to the peer average (30.5x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does ACI's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the US Consumer Retailing Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: ACI is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (11x) compared to the US Consumer Retailing industry average (18.8x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is ACI's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PE Ratio||11x|
|Fair PE Ratio||16.8x|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: ACI is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (11x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (16.8x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of ACI when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: ACI ($28.07) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($58.42)
Significantly Below Fair Value: ACI 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: Target price is less than 20% higher than the current share price.
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How is Albertsons Companies forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 16 analysts?
Future Growth Score2/6
Future Growth Score 2/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: ACI's forecast earnings growth (2.8% per year) is above the savings rate (1.9%).
Earnings vs Market: ACI's earnings (2.8% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (14.4% per year).
High Growth Earnings: ACI's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: ACI's revenue (1.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: ACI's revenue (1.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% 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 (29%)
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How has Albertsons Companies performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score5/6
Past Performance Score 5/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: ACI has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: ACI's current net profit margins (1.8%) are higher than last year (0.8%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: ACI has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 48.7% per year.
Accelerating Growth: ACI's earnings growth over the past year (143.8%) exceeds its 5-year average (48.7% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: ACI earnings growth over the past year (143.8%) exceeded the Consumer Retailing industry 16.4%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: Whilst ACI's Return on Equity (35.25%) is high, this metric is skewed due to their high level of debt.
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How is Albertsons Companies's financial position?
Financial Health Score4/6
Financial Health Score 4/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: ACI's short term assets ($8.7B) exceed its short term liabilities ($7.9B).
Long Term Liabilities: ACI's short term assets ($8.7B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($15.6B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: ACI's net debt to equity ratio (88.4%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: ACI's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 958.4% to 157% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: ACI's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (46.6%).
Interest Coverage: ACI's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (5.7x coverage).
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What is Albertsons Companies's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 3/6
Cash Flow Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: ACI's dividend (1.71%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.49%).
High Dividend: ACI's dividend (1.71%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, ACI has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.
Growing Dividend: ACI's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 2 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its low payout ratio (16.3%), ACI's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: With its low cash payout ratio (14.7%), ACI's dividend payments are thoroughly covered by cash flows.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Vivek Sankaran (59 yo)
Mr. Vivek Sankaran has been the Chief Executive Officer and Director of Albertsons Companies, Inc. since April 25, 2019 and served as its President since April 25, 2019 until September 7, 2021. Mr. Sankara...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Vivek's total compensation ($USD8.64M) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD12.88M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Vivek's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: ACI's management team is considered experienced (3.6 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: ACI's board of directors are considered experienced (3.6 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: ACI insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 14%.
Albertsons Companies, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Albertsons Companies, Inc.
- Ticker: ACI
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1860
- Industry: Food Retail
- Sector: Consumer Retailing
- Implied Market Cap: US$15.377b
- Shares outstanding: 531.90m
- Website: https://www.albertsonscompanies.com
Number of Employees
- Albertsons Companies, Inc.
- 250 Parkcenter Boulevard
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/08/12 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/08/12 00:00|
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.