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Adams Resources & Energy

Executive Summary

Adams Resources & Energy, Inc., through its subsidiaries, primarily engages in the marketing, transportation, and storage of crude oil in the United States. More Details

Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet second-rate dividend payer.

Share Price & News

How has Adams Resources & Energy's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?

Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: AE is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 9% a week.

Volatility Over Time: AE's weekly volatility (9%) has been stable over the past year.

Market Performance

7 Day Return




US Oil and Gas


US Market

1 Year Return




US Oil and Gas


US Market

Return vs Industry: AE underperformed the US Oil and Gas industry which returned -24.9% over the past year.

Return vs Market: AE underperformed the US Market which returned 24.3% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day7.1%-6.9%-2.7%
30 Day-2.0%7.5%1.8%
90 Day35.7%39.0%16.4%
1 Year-23.2%-26.0%-20.2%-25.2%23.9%21.2%
3 Year-35.8%-41.1%-34.1%-43.0%43.7%34.2%
5 Year-14.4%-25.0%-8.2%-25.5%124.3%99.2%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Adams Resources & Energy's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?

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Is Adams Resources & Energy 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: AE ($26.23) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($9.13)

Significantly Below Fair Value: AE is trading above our estimate of fair value.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: AE is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Oil and Gas industry average.

PE vs Market: AE 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 AE's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: AE is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.8x) compared to the US Oil and Gas industry average (1.2x).

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Future Growth

How is Adams Resources & Energy forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?


Forecasted Energy 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 Adams Resources & Energy 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.

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Past Performance

How has Adams Resources & Energy performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: AE is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: AE is currently unprofitable.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: AE is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 16% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: AE is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Oil and Gas industry (-32.7%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: AE has a negative Return on Equity (-1.53%), as it is currently unprofitable.

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Financial Health

How is Adams Resources & Energy's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: AE's short term assets ($177.0M) exceed its short term liabilities ($92.9M).

Long Term Liabilities: AE's short term assets ($177.0M) exceed its long term liabilities ($19.5M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: AE is debt free.

Reducing Debt: AE has not had any debt for past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: AE has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Interest Coverage: AE has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.

Balance Sheet

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What is Adams Resources & Energy current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: AE's dividend (3.66%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.39%).

High Dividend: AE's dividend (3.66%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.87%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: AE's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: AE's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: AE is paying a dividend but the company is unprofitable.

Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.

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


Average management tenure


Kevin Roycraft (50 yo)





Mr. Kevin J. Roycraft serves as Chief Executive Officer at Adams Resources & Energy, Inc. since January 1, 2020. Mr. Roycraft served as President of Adams Resources & Energy, Inc. from January 1, 2020 unti...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Kevin's total compensation ($USD589.02K) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD528.98K).

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

Leadership Team

Kevin Roycraft
CEO & President1yrUS$589.02k0.054%
$ 61.4k
Tracy Ohmart
Executive VP2.58yrsUS$543.89k0.039%
$ 43.7k
Sharon Davis
Executive VP5.83yrsUS$472.44k0.024%
$ 26.6k
David Hurst
Secretaryno datano datano data
Wade Harrison
President of Service Transport Company1yrno data0.0014%
$ 1.6k
Greg Mills
President of GulfMark Energy0.83yrno data0.0047%
$ 5.3k
John Barrett
Non Voting Advisory Member of the Boardno datano datano data
R. Stevens
Non Voting Advisory Member of the Board15.33yrsno datano data


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Management: AE's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.

Board Members

Townes Pressler
Chairman of the Board3.33yrsUS$667.98k0.12%
$ 131.6k
John Niemann
Independent Director1.67yrsUS$50.25k0.048%
$ 54.0k
Michelle Earley
Independent Director5.83yrsUS$78.00k0.018%
$ 19.9k
Murray Brasseux
Independent Director5.83yrsUS$78.00k0.053%
$ 59.8k
Richard Jenner
Independent Director4.67yrsUS$83.00k0.029%
$ 33.2k
W. Scofield
$ 33.2k
Dennis Dominic
Independent Director1.17yrsno data0.0071%
$ 8.0k


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Board: AE's board of directors are considered experienced (4.7 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.

Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

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

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Adams Resources & Energy, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Adams Resources & Energy, Inc.
  • Ticker: AE
  • Exchange: AMEX
  • Founded: 1947
  • Industry: Oil and Gas Refining and Marketing
  • Sector: Energy
  • Market Cap: US$112.717m
  • Shares outstanding: 4.24m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Adams Resources & Energy, Inc.
  • 17 South Briar Hollow Lane
  • Suite 100
  • Houston
  • Texas
  • 77027
  • United States


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
5QTDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon StockDEEURJan 1975


Adams Resources & Energy, Inc., through its subsidiaries, primarily engages in the marketing, transportation, and storage of crude oil in the United States. The company operates in two segments, Crude Oil ...

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/01/27 23:30
End of Day Share Price2021/01/27 00:00
Annual Earnings2019/12/31

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.