Americold is the world’s largest publicly traded REIT focused on the ownership, operation, acquisition and development of temperature-controlled warehouses. More Details
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Reasonable growth potential and slightly overvalued.
Share Price & News
How has Americold Realty Trust's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: COLD is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: COLD's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: COLD exceeded the US REITs industry which returned -4.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: COLD underperformed the US Market which returned 36.3% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Americold Realty Trust's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 month ago | Simply Wall StAmericold Realty Trust's (NYSE:COLD) Fundamentals Look Pretty Strong: Could The Market Be Wrong About The Stock?
2 months ago | Simply Wall StThe Independent Director of Americold Realty Trust (NYSE:COLD), James Heistand, Just Bought 21% More Shares
4 months ago | Simply Wall StAmericold Realty Trust (NYSE:COLD) On An Uptrend: Could Fundamentals Be Driving The Stock?
Is Americold Realty Trust undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: COLD ($34.26) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($59.51)
Significantly Below Fair Value: COLD is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: COLD is poor value based on its PE Ratio (283.8x) compared to the US REITs industry average (47.7x).
PE vs Market: COLD is poor value based on its PE Ratio (283.8x) compared to the US market (21.5x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: COLD is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (8.9x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: COLD is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.3x) compared to the US REITs industry average (1.6x).
How is Americold Realty Trust forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: COLD's forecast earnings growth (31.9% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: COLD's earnings (31.9% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (19.3% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: COLD's revenue (10.6% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (10% per year).
High Growth Revenue: COLD's revenue (10.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if COLD's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Americold Realty Trust performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: COLD has a large one-off loss of $40.4M impacting its December 31 2020 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: COLD's current net profit margins (1.2%) are lower than last year (2.7%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: COLD has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 62.9% per year.
Accelerating Growth: COLD's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: COLD had negative earnings growth (-49.4%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the REITs industry average (-6.1%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: COLD's Return on Equity (0.6%) is considered low.
How is Americold Realty Trust's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: COLD's short term assets ($1.0B) exceed its short term liabilities ($578.7M).
Long Term Liabilities: COLD's short term assets ($1.0B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($3.5B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: COLD's debt to equity ratio (69.8%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: COLD's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 643.6% to 69.8% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: COLD's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (11.1%).
Interest Coverage: COLD's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (2.2x coverage).
What is Americold Realty Trust current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: COLD's dividend (2.45%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.31%).
High Dividend: COLD's dividend (2.45%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.64%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, COLD has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.
Growing Dividend: COLD's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 3 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (106.2%), COLD's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: COLD's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (59.7% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Fred Boehler (52 yo)
Mr. Fred W. Boehler has been the Chief Executive Officer of AmeriCold Logistics, LLC since February 4, 2016 and its President since March 31, 2014. Mr. Boehler has been the President, Chief Executive Offic...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Fred's total compensation ($USD4.40M) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD6.41M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Fred's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|CEO, President & Trustee||5.25yrs||US$4.40m||0.12% |
|CFO & Executive VP||5.58yrs||US$1.87m||0.062% |
|Executive VP & COO||2.5yrs||US$2.25m||0.014% |
|Chief Legal Officer||3yrs||US$1.28m||0.012% |
|Executive Vice President of Supply Chain Solutions||no data||US$1.28m||0.0056% |
|Executive VP & Chief Investment Officer||2.5yrs||no data||0.0050% |
|Chief Accounting Officer & Senior VP||7.42yrs||US$1.56m||0.0021% |
|Executive VP & Chief Information Officer||1.92yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior VP of Capital Markets||2.5yrs||no data||no data|
|Executive VP & Chief Commercial Officer||1.17yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: COLD's management team is considered experienced (2.5 years average tenure).
|CEO, President & Trustee||5.25yrs||US$4.40m||0.12% |
|Independent Trustee||1.83yrs||US$151.51k||no data|
|Independent Trustee||1.83yrs||US$151.51k||0.0024% |
|Independent Trustee||10.83yrs||US$309.04k||0.0059% |
|Independent Trustee||3.17yrs||US$271.50k||0.023% |
|Independent Chairman of Board of Trustees||2yrs||US$430.03k||0.0084% |
|Independent Trustee||3.17yrs||US$275.67k||0.0071% |
|Independent Trustee||1.83yrs||US$150.75k||0.0012% |
|Independent Trustee||3.17yrs||US$265.32k||0.0059% |
Experienced Board: COLD's board of directors are considered experienced (3.2 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: COLD insiders have sold more shares than they have bought 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 26.1%.
Americold Realty Trust's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Americold Realty Trust
- Ticker: COLD
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 2002
- Industry: Industrial REITs
- Sector: Real Estate
- Market Cap: US$8.593b
- Shares outstanding: 252.37m
- Website: https://www.americold.com
Number of Employees
- Americold Realty Trust
- South Tower
- Suite 600
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|COLD||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||US||USD||Jan 2018|
|0N42||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||GB||USD||Jan 2018|
|YAR||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Shares||DE||EUR||Jan 2018|
Americold is the world’s largest publicly traded REIT focused on the ownership, operation, acquisition and development of temperature-controlled warehouses. Based in Atlanta, Georgia, Americold owns and op...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/03/05 23:07|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/03/05 00:00|
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