Peeling Back the Earnings Layers For Australian Vanadium Limited (ASX:AVL)

Date: Feb 1, 2018
Here will take a quick scan of Earnings Yield information on shares of Australian Vanadium Limited (ASX:AVL). Currently, the Earnings to Price (Yield) is -0.031543, Earnings Yield is -0.032113, and Earnings Yield 5 year average is -0.097494. Earnings yield provides a way for investors to help measure returns. Investors may choose to compare the earnings yield of stocks to money market instruments, treasuries, or bonds. The firm will look to it’s next scheduled report date to try to improve on these numbers.

Checking in on some valuation rankings, Australian Vanadium Limited (ASX:AVL) has a Value Composite score of 83. Developed by James O’Shaughnessy, the VC score uses five valuation ratios. These ratios are price to earnings, price to cash flow, EBITDA to EV, price to book value, and price to sales. The VC is displayed as a number between 1 and 100. In general, a company with a score closer to 0 would be seen as undervalued, and a score closer to 100 would indicate an overvalued company. Adding a sixth ratio, shareholder yield, we can view the Value Composite 2 score which is currently sitting at 87.


Turning to Free Cash Flow Growth (FCF Growth) is the free cash flow of the current year minus the free cash flow from the previous year, divided by last year’s free cash flow.  The FCF Growth of Australian Vanadium Limited (ASX:AVL) is 0.184185.  Free cash flow (FCF) is the cash produced by the company minus capital expenditure.  This cash is what a company uses to meet its financial obligations, such as making payments on debt or to pay out dividends.  The Free Cash Flow Score (FCF Score) is a helpful tool in calculating the free cash flow growth with free cash flow stability – this gives investors the overall quality of the free cash flow.  The FCF Score of Australian Vanadium Limited (ASX:AVL) is 0.926472.  Experts say the higher the value, the better, as it means that the free cash flow is high, or the variability of free cash flow is low or both.

Watching some historical volatility numbers on shares of Australian Vanadium Limited (ASX:AVL), we can see that the 12 month volatility is presently 80.115300. The 6 month volatility is 109.694700, and the 3 month is spotted at 124.049800. Following volatility data can help measure how much the stock price has fluctuated over the specified time period. Although past volatility action may help project future stock volatility, it may also be vastly different when taking into account other factors that may be driving price action during the measured time period.  Heading into earnings season investors often take close note of the volatility levels ahead of and immediately after the earnings report.

Price Index

The Price Index is a ratio that indicates the return of a share price over a past period. The price index of Australian Vanadium Limited (ASX:AVL) for last month was 2.31579. This is calculated by taking the current share price and dividing by the share price one month ago. If the ratio is greater than 1, then that means there has been an increase in price over the month. If the ratio is less than 1, then we can determine that there has been a decrease in price. Similarly, investors look up the share price over 12 month periods. The Price Index 12m for Australian Vanadium Limited (ASX:AVL) is 2.75000.
Price Range 52 Weeks

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