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Appliance Recycling Centers of America

Nasdaq:ARCI
Snowflake Description

Mediocre balance sheet and overvalued.

The Snowflake is generated from 30 checks in 5 different areas, read more below.
ARCI
Nasdaq
$7M
Market Cap
  1. Home
  2. US
  3. Retail
Company description

Appliance Recycling Centers of America, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the recycle of household appliances. The last earnings update was 64 days ago. More info.


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  • Appliance Recycling Centers of America has significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
ARCI Share Price and Events
7 Day Returns
5.6%
NasdaqCM:ARCI
2.3%
US Specialty Retail
0.6%
US Market
1 Year Returns
26.8%
NasdaqCM:ARCI
5.7%
US Specialty Retail
4.1%
US Market
ARCI Shareholder Return
  7 Day 30 Day 90 Day 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year
Appliance Recycling Centers of America (ARCI) 5.6% -6.5% 32.8% 26.8% -35.1% -79.2%
US Specialty Retail 2.3% 5% -2.9% 5.7% 28% 55.5%
US Market 0.6% 3.8% 2.8% 4.1% 37.3% 42.5%
1 Year Return vs Industry and Market
  • ARCI outperformed the Specialty Retail industry which returned 5.7% over the past year.
  • ARCI outperformed the Market in United States of America which returned 4.1% over the past year.
Price Volatility
ARCI
Industry
5yr Volatility vs Market

ARCI Value

 Is Appliance Recycling Centers of America undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

Value is all about what a company is worth versus what price it is available for. If you went into a grocery store and all the bananas were on sale at half price, they could be considered undervalued.
INTRINSIC VALUE BASED ON FUTURE CASH FLOWS
Here we compare the current share price of Appliance Recycling Centers of America to its discounted cash flow analysis.value.

The discounted cash flow value is simply looking at what the company is worth today, based on estimates of how much money it is expected to make in the future.
Raw Data

Below are the data sources, inputs and calculation used to determine the intrinsic value for Appliance Recycling Centers of America.

NasdaqCM:ARCI Discounted Cash Flow Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Valuation Model 2 Stage Free Cash Flow to Equity
Levered Free Cash Flow Extrapolated from most recent financials. See below
Discount Rate (Cost of Equity) See below 8.8%
Perpetual Growth Rate 10-Year US Government Bond Rate 2.7%

An important part of a discounted cash flow is the discount rate, below we explain how it has been calculated.

Calculation of Discount Rate/ Cost of Equity for NasdaqCM:ARCI
Data Point Calculation/ Source Result
Risk-Free Rate 10-Year US Govt Bond Rate 2.7%
Equity Risk Premium S&P Global 6%
Specialty Retail Unlevered Beta Simply Wall St/ S&P Global 0.84
Re-levered Beta = Unlevered beta (1 + (1- tax rate) (Debt/Equity))
= 0.837 (1 + (1- 21%) (27.48%))
1.012
Levered Beta Levered Beta limited to 0.8 to 2.0
(practical range for a stable firm)
1.01
Discount Rate/ Cost of Equity = Cost of Equity = Risk Free Rate + (Levered Beta * Equity Risk Premium)
= 2.73% + (1.012 * 5.96%)
8.76%

Discounted Cash Flow Calculation for NasdaqCM:ARCI using 2 Stage Free Cash Flow to Equity Model

The calculations below outline how an intrinsic value for Appliance Recycling Centers of America is arrived at by discounting future cash flows to their present value using the 2 stage method. We try to start with analysts estimates of free cash flow, however if these are not available we use the most recent financial results. In the 1st stage we continue to grow the free cash flow over a 10 year period, with the growth rate trending towards the perpetual growth rate used in the 2nd stage. The 2nd stage assumes the company grows at a stable rate into perpetuity.

NasdaqCM:ARCI DCF 1st Stage: Next 10 year cash flow forecast
Levered FCF (USD, Millions) Source Present Value
Discounted (@ 8.76%)
2020 0.16 Est @ -38.76% 0.15
2021 0.12 Est @ -26.31% 0.10
2022 0.10 Est @ -17.6% 0.08
2023 0.09 Est @ -11.5% 0.06
2024 0.08 Est @ -7.23% 0.05
2025 0.08 Est @ -4.24% 0.05
2026 0.08 Est @ -2.15% 0.04
2027 0.07 Est @ -0.69% 0.04
2028 0.07 Est @ 0.34% 0.04
2029 0.08 Est @ 1.06% 0.03
Present value of next 10 years cash flows $0.63
NasdaqCM:ARCI DCF 2nd Stage: Terminal Value
Calculation Result
Terminal Value = FCF2029 × (1 + g) ÷ (Discount Rate – g)
= $0.08 × (1 + 2.73%) ÷ (8.76% – 2.73%)
$1.29
Present Value of Terminal Value = Terminal Value ÷ (1 + r)10
= $1.29 ÷ (1 + 8.76%)10
$0.56
NasdaqCM:ARCI Total Equity Value
Calculation Result
Total Equity Value = Present value of next 10 years cash flows + Terminal Value
= $0.63 + $0.56
$1.19
Equity Value per Share
(USD)
= Total value / Shares Outstanding
= $1.19 / 1.69
$0.7
NasdaqCM:ARCI Discount to Share Price
Calculation Result
Value per share (USD) From above. $0.70
Current discount Discount to share price of $4.31
= -1 x ($4.31 - $0.70) / $0.70
-513.5%

Learn more about our DCF calculations in Simply Wall St’s analysis model .

  • The current share price of Appliance Recycling Centers of America is above its future cash flow value.
Often investors are willing to pay a premium for a company that has a high dividend or the potential for future growth.
PRICE RELATIVE TO MARKET
We can also value a company based on what the stock market is willing to pay for it. This is similar to the price of fruit (e.g. Mangoes or Avocados) increasing when they are out of season, or how much your home is worth.

The amount the stock market is willing to pay for Appliance Recycling Centers of America's earnings, growth and assets is considered below, and whether this is a fair price.
Price based on past earnings
Are Appliance Recycling Centers of America's earnings available for a low price, and how does this compare to other companies in the same industry?
Raw Data
NasdaqCM:ARCI PE (Price to Earnings) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Earnings Per Share * Company Filings (2019-03-30) in USD $-3.91
NasdaqCM:ARCI Share Price ** NasdaqCM (2019-07-17) in USD $4.31
United States of America Specialty Retail Industry PE Ratio Median Figure of 62 Publicly-Listed Specialty Retail Companies 15.62x
United States of America Market PE Ratio Median Figure of 3,082 Publicly-Listed Companies 17.98x

* Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual GAAP earnings per share excluding extraordinary items.

** Primary Listing of Appliance Recycling Centers of America.

NasdaqCM:ARCI PE (Price to Earnings) Ratio Calculation
Calculation Outcome
PE Ratio

= NasdaqCM:ARCI Share Price ÷ EPS (both in USD)

= 4.31 ÷ -3.91

-1.1x

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • Appliance Recycling Centers of America is loss making, we can't compare its value to the US Specialty Retail industry average.
  • Appliance Recycling Centers of America is loss making, we can't compare the value of its earnings to the United States of America market.
Price based on expected Growth
Does Appliance Recycling Centers of America's expected growth come at a high price?
Raw Data
NasdaqCM:ARCI PEG (Price to Earnings to Growth) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
PE Ratio See PE Ratio Section -1.1x
Net Income Annual Growth Rate See Future Growth Section.
Line of Best Fit* through Consensus Estimate Earnings of 0 Analysts
Not available
United States of America Specialty Retail Industry PEG Ratio Median Figure of 55 Publicly-Listed Specialty Retail Companies 1.66x
United States of America Market PEG Ratio Median Figure of 2,122 Publicly-Listed Companies 1.59x

*Line of best fit is calculated by linear regression .

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • Unable to calculate PEG ratio for Appliance Recycling Centers of America, we can't assess if its growth is good value.
Price based on value of assets
What value do investors place on Appliance Recycling Centers of America's assets?
Raw Data
NasdaqCM:ARCI PB (Price to Book) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Book Value per Share Company Filings (2019-03-30) in USD $11.56
NasdaqCM:ARCI Share Price * NasdaqCM (2019-07-17) in USD $4.31
United States of America Specialty Retail Industry PB Ratio Median Figure of 99 Publicly-Listed Specialty Retail Companies 1.34x
United States of America Market PB Ratio Median Figure of 5,241 Publicly-Listed Companies 1.81x
NasdaqCM:ARCI PB (Price to Book) Ratio Calculation
Calculation Outcome
PB Ratio

= NasdaqCM:ARCI Share Price ÷ Book Value per Share (both in USD)

= 4.31 ÷ 11.56

0.37x

* Primary Listing of Appliance Recycling Centers of America.

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • Appliance Recycling Centers of America is good value based on assets compared to the US Specialty Retail industry average.
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Value checks
We assess Appliance Recycling Centers of America's value by looking at:
  1. Is the discounted cash flow value less than 20%, or 40% of the share price? (2 checks) ( Click here or on bar chart for details of DCF calculation. )
  2. Is the PE ratio less than the market average, and/ or less than the Specialty Retail industry average (and greater than 0)? (2 checks)
  3. Is the PEG ratio within a reasonable range (0 to 1)? (1 check)
  4. Is the PB ratio less than the Specialty Retail industry average (and greater than 0)? (1 check)
  5. Appliance Recycling Centers of America has a total score of 1/6, see the detailed checks below.

    Note: We use GAAP Earnings per Share in all our calculations including PE and PEG Ratio.

    Full details on the Value part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

ARCI Future Performance

 How is Appliance Recycling Centers of America expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

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 Appliance Recycling Centers of America 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 Simply Wall St do have past financial data. You can see them here.

Show me the analysis anyway

The future performance of a company is measured in the same way as past performance, by looking at estimated growth and how much profit it is expected to make.

Future estimates come from professional analysts. Just like forecasting the weather, they don’t always get it right!
Annual Growth Rate
10.2%
Expected Specialty Retail industry annual growth in earnings.
Earnings growth vs Low Risk Savings
Is Appliance Recycling Centers of America expected to grow at an attractive rate?
  • Unable to compare Appliance Recycling Centers of America's earnings growth to the low risk savings rate as no estimate data is available.
Growth vs Market Checks
  • Unable to compare Appliance Recycling Centers of America's earnings growth to the United States of America market average as no estimate data is available.
  • Unable to compare Appliance Recycling Centers of America's revenue growth to the United States of America market average as no estimate data is available.
Annual Growth Rates Comparison
Raw Data
NasdaqCM:ARCI Future Growth Rates Data Sources
Data Point Source Value (per year)
United States of America Specialty Retail Industry Earnings Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 10.2%
United States of America Specialty Retail Industry Revenue Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 5.5%
United States of America Market Earnings Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 14.1%
United States of America Market Revenue Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 7.4%

*Line of best fit is calculated by linear regression .

Industry and Market average data is calculated daily.

Learn more about our growth rate calculations in Simply Wall St’s analysis model.

Analysts growth expectations
Raw Data
NasdaqCM:ARCI Analysts Growth Expectations Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Past Financials Company Filings (3 months ago) See Below
Future Estimates Average of up to 0 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below
All numbers in USD Millions and using Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.
NasdaqCM:ARCI Past Financials Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) Revenue Cash Flow Net Income *
2019-03-30 34 1 -6
2018-12-29 37 4 -6
2018-09-29 39 3 -2
2018-06-30 41 1 0
2018-03-31 43 2 2
2017-12-30 42 1 6
2017-09-30 -7 0 5
2017-07-01 9 0 6
2017-04-01 23 2 3
2016-12-31 40 3 0
2016-10-01 103 2 -2
2016-07-02 104 2 -4
2016-04-02 110 -2 -1

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Super high growth metrics
High Growth Checks
  • Unable to determine if Appliance Recycling Centers of America is high growth as no earnings estimate data is available.
  • Unable to determine if Appliance Recycling Centers of America is high growth as no revenue estimate data is available.
Past and Future Earnings per Share
The accuracy of the analysts who estimate the future performance data can be gauged below. We look back 3 years and see if they were any good at predicting what actually occurred. We also show the highest and lowest estimates looking forward to see if there is a wide range.
Raw Data
NasdaqCM:ARCI Past and Future Earnings per Share
Data Point Source Value
Past Financials Company Filings (3 months ago) See Below
Future Estimates Average of up to 0 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below

All data from Appliance Recycling Centers of America Company Filings, last reported 3 months ago, and in Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.

NasdaqCM:ARCI Past Financials Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) EPS *
2019-03-30 -3.91
2018-12-29 -3.75
2018-09-29 -1.66
2018-06-30 -0.35
2018-03-31 1.59
2017-12-30 4.39
2017-09-30 4.11
2017-07-01 4.58
2017-04-01 2.05
2016-12-31 -0.13
2016-10-01 -1.92
2016-07-02 -3.54
2016-04-02 -1.25

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Performance in 3 years
In the same way as past performance we look at the future estimated return (profit) compared to the available funds. We do this looking forward 3 years.
  • Unable to establish if Appliance Recycling Centers of America will efficiently use shareholders’ funds in the future without estimates of Return on Equity.

Next steps:

  1. Take a look at our analysis of ARCI’s management and see if the CEO’s compensation is within a reasonable range, who is on the board and if insiders have been trading lately.
  2. Appliance Recycling Centers of America's future outlook can be gauged by looking at industry trends and market size, and determining how well-positioned the company is compared to its competitors. Take a look at other high-growth Retail companies here
  3. Appliance Recycling Centers of America's competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.
  4. Use fundamentals to screen for another stock to analyse from our database of over 75,000 companies worldwide
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Future performance checks
We assess Appliance Recycling Centers of America's future performance by looking at:
  1. Is the annual earnings growth rate expected to beat the low risk savings rate, plus a premium to keep pace with inflation?
  2. Is the annual earnings growth rate expected to beat the average growth rate in earnings of the United States of America market? (1 check)
  3. Is the annual revenue growth rate expected to beat the average growth rate in revenue of the United States of America market? (1 check)
  4. Is the annual earnings growth rate expected to be above 20%? (1 check)
  5. Is the annual revenue growth rate expected to be above 20%? (1 check)
  6. Is the Return on Equity in 3 years expected to be over 20%? (1 check)
Some of the above checks will fail if the company is expected to be loss making in the relevant year.
Appliance Recycling Centers of America has a total score of 0/6, see the detailed checks below.

Note 1: We use GAAP Net Income Excluding Exceptional Items for our Earnings in all our calculations.

Full details on the Future part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

ARCI Past Performance

  How has Appliance Recycling Centers of America performed over the past 5 years?

The past performance of a company can be measured by how much growth it has experienced and how much profit it makes relative to the funds and assets it has available.
Past earnings growth
Below we compare Appliance Recycling Centers of America's growth in the last year to its industry (Specialty Retail).
Past Earnings growth analysis
We also check if the company has grown in the past 5 years, and whether it has maintained that growth in the year.
  • Appliance Recycling Centers of America does not make a profit and their year on year earnings growth rate was negative over the past 5 years.
  • Unable to compare Appliance Recycling Centers of America's 1-year earnings growth to the 5-year average as it is not currently profitable.
  • Unable to compare Appliance Recycling Centers of America's 1-year growth to the US Specialty Retail industry average as it is not currently profitable.
Earnings and Revenue History
Appliance Recycling Centers of America's revenue and profit over the past 5 years is shown below, any years where they have experienced a loss will show up in red.
Raw Data

All data from Appliance Recycling Centers of America Company Filings, last reported 3 months ago, and in Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.

NasdaqCM:ARCI Past Revenue, Cash Flow and Net Income Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) Revenue Net Income * G+A Expenses R&D Expenses
2019-03-30 34.17 -6.16 17.20
2018-12-29 36.79 -5.61 17.15
2018-09-29 39.45 -2.35 15.82
2018-06-30 40.64 -0.47 15.24
2018-03-31 43.01 2.15 13.90
2017-12-30 41.54 5.89 13.38
2017-09-30 -7.35 5.41 0.04
2017-07-01 8.55 5.89 2.59
2017-04-01 22.56 2.56 7.71
2016-12-31 40.46 -0.15 11.24
2016-10-01 103.47 -2.28 28.22
2016-07-02 104.24 -4.17 28.51
2016-04-02 109.65 -1.47 28.24
2016-01-02 111.84 -2.72 29.13
2015-10-03 117.59 -2.48 30.37
2015-07-04 122.69 -1.41 30.64
2015-04-04 125.36 -1.66 30.69
2015-01-03 130.93 0.77 30.22
2014-09-27 130.81 2.44 29.51
2014-06-28 131.12 3.27 29.21
2014-03-29 130.56 3.69 29.21
2013-12-28 127.88 3.15 29.31
2013-09-28 122.76 0.02 29.78
2013-06-29 117.95 -2.19 30.30
2013-03-30 115.22 -3.60 31.10
2012-12-29 114.24 -3.85 31.50
2012-09-29 115.71 -1.79 31.30

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Performance last year
We want to ensure a company is making the most of what it has available. This is done by comparing the return (profit) to a company's available funds, assets and capital.
  • It is difficult to establish if Appliance Recycling Centers of America has efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity greater than 20%) as it is loss-making.
  • It is difficult to establish if Appliance Recycling Centers of America has efficiently used its assets last year compared to the US Specialty Retail industry average (Return on Assets) as it is loss-making.
  • It is difficult to establish if Appliance Recycling Centers of America improved its use of capital last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed) as it is currently loss-making.
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Past performance checks
We assess Appliance Recycling Centers of America's performance over the past 5 years by checking for:
  1. Has earnings increased in past 5 years? (1 check)
  2. Has the earnings growth in the last year exceeded that of the Specialty Retail industry? (1 check)
  3. Is the recent earnings growth over the last year higher than the average annual growth over the past 5 years? (1 check)
  4. Is the Return on Equity (ROE) higher than 20%? (1 check)
  5. Is the Return on Assets (ROA) above industry average? (1 check)
  6. Has the Return on Capital Employed (ROCE) increased from 3 years ago? (1 check)
The above checks will fail if the company has reported a loss in the most recent earnings report. Some checks require at least 3 or 5 years worth of data.
Appliance Recycling Centers of America has a total score of 0/6, see the detailed checks below.

Note: We use GAAP Net Income excluding extraordinary items in all our calculations.

Full details on the Past part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

ARCI Health

 How is Appliance Recycling Centers of America's financial health and their level of debt?

A company's financial position is much like your own financial position, it includes everything you own (assets) and owe (liabilities).

The boxes below represent the relative size of what makes up Appliance Recycling Centers of America's finances.

The net worth of a company is the difference between its assets and liabilities.
Net Worth
  • Appliance Recycling Centers of America's short term (1 year) commitments are greater than its holdings of cash and other short term assets.
  • Appliance Recycling Centers of America's cash and other short term assets cover its long term commitments.
Balance sheet
This treemap shows a more detailed breakdown of Appliance Recycling Centers of America's finances. If any of them are yellow this indicates they may be out of proportion and red means they relate to one of the checks below.
Assets
Liabilities and shares
The 'shares' portion represents any funds contributed by the owners (shareholders) and any profits.
  • Low level of unsold assets.
  • Debt is covered by short term assets, assets are 69.6x debt.
Historical Debt
Nearly all companies have debt. Debt in itself isn’t bad, however if the debt is too high, or the company can’t afford to pay the interest on its debts this may have impacts in the future.

The graphic below shows equity (available funds) and debt, we ideally want to see the red area (debt) decreasing.

If there is any debt we look at the companies capability to repay it, and whether the level has increased over the past 5 years.
Raw Data

All data from Appliance Recycling Centers of America Company Filings, last reported 3 months ago.

NasdaqCM:ARCI Past Debt and Equity Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) Total Equity Total Debt Cash & Short Term Investments
2019-03-30 19.59 0.10 0.65
2018-12-29 21.61 0.26 1.20
2018-09-29 23.10 0.47 0.72
2018-06-30 23.32 0.95 0.41
2018-03-31 24.74 0.45 2.15
2017-12-30 26.24 5.85 3.31
2017-09-30 30.84 4.61 1.99
2017-07-01 15.14 5.42 0.19
2017-04-01 13.19 6.27 0.81
2016-12-31 11.21 15.25 0.97
2016-10-01 10.65 15.42 1.71
2016-07-02 9.42 13.86 2.25
2016-04-02 11.47 16.61 2.32
2016-01-02 12.04 18.49 1.97
2015-10-03 12.98 18.42 3.36
2015-07-04 13.98 15.23 3.64
2015-04-04 13.52 14.63 3.56
2015-01-03 15.54 15.49 3.52
2014-09-27 19.34 14.10 2.88
2014-06-28 18.81 15.16 2.53
2014-03-29 18.06 14.76 2.90
2013-12-28 14.65 16.24 1.95
2013-09-28 15.45 13.75 2.13
2013-06-29 14.01 15.20 2.66
2013-03-30 13.31 14.96 3.93
2012-12-29 13.23 17.87 3.17
2012-09-29 15.92 20.01 2.78
  • Appliance Recycling Centers of America's level of debt (0.5%) compared to net worth is satisfactory (less than 40%).
  • The level of debt compared to net worth has been reduced over the past 5 years (81.7% vs 0.5% today).
CASH RUNWAY ANALYSIS

For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.

  • Information is not available.
  • Unable to confirm if Appliance Recycling Centers of America has at least 1 year of cash runway based on growing free cash flows without relevant data.
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Financial health checks
We assess Appliance Recycling Centers of America's financial health by checking for:
  1. Are short term assets greater than short term liabilities? (1 check)
  2. Are short term assets greater than long term liabilities? (1 check)
  3. Has the debt to equity ratio increased in the past 5 years? (1 check)
  4. Is the debt to equity ratio over 40%? (1 check)
  5. Is the debt covered by operating cash flow? (1 check)
  6. Are earnings greater than 5x the interest on debt (if company pays interest at all)? (1 check)
  7. Appliance Recycling Centers of America has a total score of 3/6, see the detailed checks below.
For companies that are loss making and have been so on average in the past we replace the last 2 checks with:
  1. Does cash and short term investments cover stable operating expenses (recurring G&A and R&D) for more than 3 years? (1 check)
  2. Does cash and short term investments cover growing operating expenses (recurring G&A and R&D) for more than 3 years? (1 check)


Full details on the Health part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

ARCI Dividends

 What is Appliance Recycling Centers of America's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividends are regular cash payments to you from the company, similar to a bank paying you interest on a savings account.
Annual Dividend Income
Dividend payments
0%
Current annual income from Appliance Recycling Centers of America dividends.
If you bought $2,000 of Appliance Recycling Centers of America shares you are expected to receive $0 in your first year as a dividend.
Dividend Amount
Here we look how much dividend is being paid, if any. Is it above what you can get in a savings account? It is up there with the best dividend paying companies?
  • Unable to evaluate Appliance Recycling Centers of America's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers as the company has not reported any payouts.
  • Unable to evaluate Appliance Recycling Centers of America's dividend against the top 25% market benchmark as the company has not reported any payouts.
Annualized Historical and Future Dividends
It is important to see if the dividend for a company is stable, and not wildly increasing/decreasing each year. This graph shows you the historical rate to count toward your assessment of the stock.

We also check to see if the dividend has increased in the past 10 years.
Raw Data
NasdaqCM:ARCI Annualized Past and Future Dividends
Data Point Source Value
Past Annualized Dividend Yield S&P Global Market Data See Below
Past Dividends per Share Company Filings/ Annualized Dividend Payments See Below
Future Dividends per Share Estimates Average of up to 0 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below
United States of America Specialty Retail Industry Average Dividend Yield Market Cap Weighted Average of 40 Stocks 2.1%
United States of America Market Average Dividend Yield Market Cap Weighted Average of 2017 Stocks 2.4%
United States of America Minimum Threshold Dividend Yield 10th Percentile 0.8%
United States of America Bottom 25% Dividend Yield 25th Percentile 1.4%
United States of America Top 25% Dividend Yield 75th Percentile 3.7%

Industry and Market average data is calculated daily.

Note all dividend per share amounts are annualized and not quarterly or other period.

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • Unable to perform a dividend volatility check as Appliance Recycling Centers of America has not reported any payouts.
  • Unable to verify if Appliance Recycling Centers of America's dividend has been increasing as the company has not reported any payouts.
Current Payout to shareholders
What portion of Appliance Recycling Centers of America's earnings are paid to the shareholders as a dividend.
  • Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as Appliance Recycling Centers of America has not reported any payouts.
Future Payout to shareholders
  • Insufficient estimate data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be sustainable.
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Income/ dividend checks
We assess Appliance Recycling Centers of America's dividend by checking for:
  1. Firstly is the company paying a notable dividend (greater than 0.8%) - if not then the rest of the checks are ignored.
  2. Is current dividend yield above the bottom 25% of dividend payers? (1 check)
  3. Is current dividend yield above the top 25% of dividend payers? (1 check)
  4. Have they paid a dividend for 10 years, and during this period has the dividend been volatile (drop of more than 25%)? (1 check)
  5. If they have paid a dividend for 10 years has it increased in this time? (1 check)
  6. How sustainable is the dividend, can Appliance Recycling Centers of America afford to pay it from its earnings today and in 3 years (Payout ratio less than 90%)? (2 checks)
  7. Appliance Recycling Centers of America has a total score of 0/6, see the detailed checks below.


Full details on the Dividends part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

ARCI Management

 What is the CEO of Appliance Recycling Centers of America's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

Management is one of the most important areas of a company. We look at unreasonable CEO compensation, how long the team and board of directors have been around for and insider trading.
CEO
Tony Isaac
COMPENSATION $805,119
AGE 65
TENURE AS CEO 3.2 years
CEO Bio

Mr. Tony Isaac has served as Director at Live Ventures Inc. ("the Company") since December 12, 2011. He serves as Chief Executive Officer of Appliance Recycling Centers of America Inc. and served as its Interim Chief Executive Officer since February 26, 2016. Mr. Isaac served as Vice President of Financial Planning of the Company and has been its Financial Planning & Strategist/Economist since July 2012. Mr. Isaac is a Co-Founder and Chairman of Isaac Organization. He served as the Principal Financial Officer of the Company. He has been a Director of Appliance Recycling Centers of America Inc. since May 18, 2015. Mr. Isaac graduated from Ottawa University in 1981, where he majored in Commerce and Business Administration and Economics.

CEO Compensation
  • Tony's compensation has increased whilst company is loss making.
  • Tony's remuneration is higher than average for companies of similar size in United States of America.
Management Team Tenure

Average tenure and age of the Appliance Recycling Centers of America management team in years:

3.3
Average Tenure
56.5
Average Age
  • The tenure for the Appliance Recycling Centers of America management team is about average.
Management Team

Tony Isaac

TITLE
CEO & Director
COMPENSATION
$805K
AGE
65
TENURE
3.2 yrs

Virland Johnson

TITLE
Chief Financial Officer
COMPENSATION
$309K
AGE
58
TENURE
1.9 yrs

Cyndy Janzig

TITLE
Director of Human Resources

Michael Stein

TITLE
Secretary

Rachel Holmes

TITLE
Executive Vice President of ARCA Recycling Inc
AGE
55
TENURE
3.5 yrs

Joseph Berta

TITLE
Managing Director of Canada Operations
AGE
53
TENURE
12.5 yrs

Neville Perera

TITLE
Director of Information Technology & Technical Services
Board of Directors Tenure

Average tenure and age of the Appliance Recycling Centers of America board of directors in years:

4.2
Average Tenure
52
Average Age
  • The tenure for the Appliance Recycling Centers of America board of directors is about average.
Board of Directors

Tony Isaac

TITLE
CEO & Director
COMPENSATION
$805K
AGE
65
TENURE
4.2 yrs

De Gao

TITLE
Director
COMPENSATION
$30K
AGE
39
TENURE
4.2 yrs

Richard Butler

TITLE
Director
COMPENSATION
$62K
AGE
70
TENURE
4.2 yrs

Nael Hajjar

TITLE
Director
COMPENSATION
$6K
AGE
34
TENURE
0.9 yrs
Who owns this company?
Recent Insider Trading
  • No 3 month individual insider trading information.
Recent Insider Transactions
Announced Type Name Entity Role Start End Shares Max Price ($) Value ($)
30. Apr 19 Sell The Isaac Organization Company 25. Apr 19 25. Apr 19 -149,679 $7.83 $-1,171,792
30. Aug 18 Buy Virland Johnson Individual 29. Aug 18 29. Aug 18 6,000 $5.00 $30,000
27. Aug 18 Buy Virland Johnson Individual 27. Aug 18 27. Aug 18 3,000 $3.88 $11,625
24. Aug 18 Buy Virland Johnson Individual 24. Aug 18 24. Aug 18 3,000 $3.55 $10,650
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Management checks
We assess Appliance Recycling Centers of America's management by checking for:
  1. Is the CEO's compensation unreasonable compared to market cap? (1 check)
  2. Has the CEO's compensation increased more than 20% whilst the EPS is down more then 20%? (1 check)
  3. Is the average tenure of the management team less than 2 years? (1 check)
  4. Is the average tenure of the board of directors team less than 3 years? (1 check)
  5. Appliance Recycling Centers of America has a total score of 0/6, this is not included on the snowflake, see the detailed checks below.


Note: We use the top 6 management executives and board members in our calculations.

Note 2: Insider trading include any internal stakeholders and these transactions .

Full details on the Management part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

ARCI News

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Who Really Owns Appliance Recycling Centers of America Inc (NASDAQ:ARCI)?

Today, I will be analyzing Appliance Recycling Centers of America Inc’s (NASDAQ:ARCI) recent ownership structure, an important but not-so-popular subject among individual investors. … A company's ownership structure is often linked to its share performance in both the long- and short-term. … The effect of an active institutional investor with a similar ownership as a passive pension-fund can be vastly different on a company's corporate governance and accountability to shareholders.

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Why Appliance Recycling Centers of America Inc (NASDAQ:ARCI) Is An Attractive Stock On Right Now

Today I've chosen to put the spotlight on Appliance Recycling Centers of America Inc (NASDAQ:ARCI) due to its excellent fundamentals in more than one area. … Below, I've touched on some key aspects you should know on a high level. … report on Appliance Recycling Centers of America here

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What Does Appliance Recycling Centers of America Inc's (NASDAQ:ARCI) Ownership Structure Look Like?

Today, I will be analyzing Appliance Recycling Centers of America Inc’s (NASDAQ:ARCI) recent ownership structure, an important but not-so-popular subject among individual investors. … See our latest analysis for Appliance Recycling Centers of America NasdaqCM:ARCI Ownership_summary May 17th 18 Institutional Ownership ARCI's 13.88% institutional ownership seems enough to cause large share price movements in the case of significant share sell-off or acquisitions by institutions, particularly when there is a low level of public shares available on the market to trade. … This is a positive sign for potential investors as these firms play an important role in aligning company policy with shareholder returns.Next Steps: I suggest investors seek some degree of margin of safety due to high institutional ownership in ARCI, in particular due to the strong presence of active hedge fund investors.

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Best NasdaqCM Undervalued Companies

Recent undervalued companies based on their current market price include Appliance Recycling Centers of America and Tyson Foods. … Additionally, TSN’s PE ratio is trading at 8.96x against its its Food peer level of, 18.45x implying that relative to its comparable company group, TSN can be bought at a cheaper price right now. … FII's stock is now trading at -41% under its actual value of $41.61, at the market price of US$24.53, according to my discounted cash flow model.

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Is Appliance Recycling Centers of America Inc (NASDAQ:ARCI) A Financially Sound Company?

How does ARCI’s operating cash flow stack up against its debt? … Moreover, ARCI has produced US$2.66M in operating cash flow during the same period of time, resulting in an operating cash to total debt ratio of 17.43%, signalling that ARCI’s operating cash is not sufficient to cover its debt. … For ARCI, the ratio of 1.71x suggests that interest is not strongly covered, which means that debtors may be less inclined to loan the company more money, reducing its headroom for growth through debt.Next Steps: ARCI’s cash flow coverage indicates it could improve its operating efficiency in order to meet demand for debt repayments should unforeseen events arise.

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Value-Adding Discounted Stocks To Buy Now

Stocks, such as Appliance Recycling Centers of America, trading at a market price below their true values are considered to be undervalued. … More on Appliance Recycling Centers of America here. … In addition to this, AMP’s PE ratio is currently around 14.71x against its its Capital Markets peer level of, 16.05x implying that relative to its comparable set of companies, AMP’s stock can be bought at a cheaper price.

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Three Stocks Trading At A Massive Discount

Undervalued companies, such as Appliance Recycling Centers of America and Gulf Resources, trade at a price less than their true values. … ARCI's shares are now hovering at around -41% under its value of $1.54, at a price of US$0.91, based on its expected future cash flows. … YRD's shares are now hovering at around -65% lower than its real value of ¥109.41, at the market price of US$37.79, based on its expected future cash flows.

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How Appliance Recycling Centers of America Inc (NASDAQ:ARCI) Delivered A Better ROE Than Its Industry

See our latest analysis for Appliance Recycling Centers of America Breaking down Return on Equity Firstly, Return on Equity, or ROE, is simply the percentage of last years’ earning against the book value of shareholders’ equity. … For now, let’s just look at the cost of equity number for Appliance Recycling Centers of America, which is 10.70%. … This means Appliance Recycling Centers of America returns enough to cover its own cost of equity, with a buffer of 3.75%.

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How Does Investing In Appliance Recycling Centers of America Inc (NASDAQ:ARCI) Impact Your Portfolio?

A popular measure of market risk for a stock is its beta, and the market as a whole represents a beta value of one. … ARCI’s beta indicates it is a stock that investors may find valuable if they want to reduce the overall market risk exposure of their stock portfolio. … ARCI, with its market capitalisation of US$6.88M, is a small-cap stock, which generally have higher beta than similar companies of larger size.

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Who Owns Appliance Recycling Centers of America Inc (NASDAQ:ARCI)?

Today, I will be analyzing Appliance Recycling Centers of America Inc’s (NASDAQ:ARCI) recent ownership structure, an important but not-so-popular subject among individual investors. … This level of ownership gives retail investors the power to sway key policy decisions such as board composition, executive compensation, and potential acquisitions. … This is an encouraging sign for investors as these investors tend to be active strategist in companies, focusing on increasing operational and capital efficiency for the firm.What this means for you: I suggest investors seek some degree of margin of safety due to high institutional ownership in ARCI, in particular due to the strong presence of active hedge fund investors.

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ARCI Company Info

Description

Appliance Recycling Centers of America, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the recycle of household appliances. The company operates in two segments, Recycling and Technology. It engages in collecting, recycling, and installing appliances for utilities and other customers. The company also provides turnkey appliance recycling and replacement services for utilities and other sponsors of energy efficiency programs. It operates approximately 15 regional processing centers in the United States and Canada. In addition, the company designs and develops wireless transceiver modules with technology that provides location-based service from mobile Internet of Things network. Appliance Recycling Centers of America, Inc. was founded in 1976 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Details
Name: Appliance Recycling Centers of America, Inc.
ARCI
Exchange: NasdaqCM
Founded: 1976
$7,303,575
1,694,565
Website: http://www.arcainc.com
Address: Appliance Recycling Centers of America, Inc.
175 Jackson Avenue North,
Suite 102,
Minneapolis,
Minnesota, 55343,
United States
Listings
Exchange Symbol Ticker Symbol Security Exchange Country Currency Listed on
NasdaqCM ARCI Common Stock Nasdaq Capital Market US USD 07. Nov 1991
DB 5AR1 Common Stock Deutsche Boerse AG DE EUR 07. Nov 1991
Number of employees
Current staff
Staff numbers
0
Appliance Recycling Centers of America employees.
Industry
Specialty Stores
Retail
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
Area Date (UTC time)
Company Analysis updated: 2019/07/17 23:31
End of day share price update: 2019/07/17 00:00
Last earnings filing: 2019/05/14
Last earnings reported: 2019/03/30
Last annual earnings reported: 2018/12/29


All dates and times in UTC. All financial data provided by Standard & Poor’s Capital IQ.

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.