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ALS Ltd. (ASX:ALQ)

AU$13.93

 0.08 (0.578%)
ASX:Live
17/05/2024 04:10:34 PM
Short Term Trend - Long Near Resistance Near 52 Week High HALO Small HALO Ords +6
Consensus Score
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Target Price
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ALQ Overview

ALQ Health Scores

Short Term

Mean Revision

Neutral

Trend

Very Weak

Event

Very Strong

Halo Model

MQV

Strong

GARP

Very Strong

MQV Small

Strong

Valuation

Value

Consensus

Momentum

Price

Weak

Earnings

Very Strong

Growth

Earnings

Strong

Dividends

Neutral

Quality

Capital Efficiency

Very Weak

Balance Sheet

Strong

About ALQ

Website

ALS Ltd.

Telephone

Address

Description

ALS Ltd. engages in the analytical and testing services businesses and partnerships. It operates through the following segments: Life Sciences, Commodities, Industrial, and Other. The Life Sciences segment is involved in analytical testing data to assist consulting and engineering firms, industry, and governments in making informed decisions about environmental, food and pharmaceutical, electronics, consumer products, and animal health. The Commodities segment includes assaying and analytical testing and metallurgical services for mining and mineral exploration companies and provides specialist services to the coal industry such as coal sampling, analysis and certification, and formation evaluation services. The Industrial segment focuses on energy, resources, and infrastructure sectors with asset care and tribology testing services. The company was founded in 1863 and is headquartered in Brisbane, Australia.

ALQ Price Chart

Key Stats

Market Cap

AU$6.71B

PE

18.70

EV/EBITDA

10.9

Dividends Overview

DIV Yield

3.2%

Franking

20%

Ex Dividend Date (est.)

N/A

Market Data

52 weeks range

Low 10.52 - 14.05

Trade Value (12mth)

AU$2,823,095.00

1 week

4.74%

1 month

6.83%

YTD

7.98%

1 year

12.25%

All time high

14.140000343322754

Key Fundamentals

EPS 3 yr Growth

332.600%

EBITDA Margin

25.80%

Operating Cashflow

$430m

Free Cash Flow Return

N/A

ROIC

N/A

Interest Coverage

14.30

Quick Ratio

N/A

Other Data

Shares on Issue (Fully Dilluted)

487m

HALO Sector

Next Company Report Date

21-May-24

Ex Dividend Date (est.)

N/A

Next Dividend Pay Date (est.)

N/A

Reporting Currency

AUD

Short Sell (% of issue)

0.91

ALQ Announcements

Latest Announcements

Date Announcements

07 May 24

2024 Macquarie Australia Conference

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2024 Macquarie Australia Conference

17 April 24

Becoming a substantial holder

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Becoming a substantial holder

16 April 24

Ceasing to be a substantial holder

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Ceasing to be a substantial holder

12 April 24

Change of Registered Office

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Change of Registered Office

05 April 24

Becoming a substantial holder

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Becoming a substantial holder

04 April 24

Ceasing to be a substantial holder

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Ceasing to be a substantial holder

03 April 24

Becoming a substantial holder

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Becoming a substantial holder

02 April 24

Ceasing to be a substantial holder

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Ceasing to be a substantial holder

28 March 24

Becoming a substantial holder

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Becoming a substantial holder

26 March 24

ALS expands European and USA Life Sciences presence

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ALS expands European and USA Life Sciences presence

26 March 24

Ceasing to be a substantial holder

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Ceasing to be a substantial holder

25 March 24

ALS to acquire full ownership and control of Nuvisan

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ALS to acquire full ownership and control of Nuvisan

21 March 24

Becoming a substantial holder

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Becoming a substantial holder

20 March 24

Ceasing to be a substantial holder

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Ceasing to be a substantial holder

14 March 24

Becoming a substantial holder

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Becoming a substantial holder

13 March 24

Ceasing to be a substantial holder

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Ceasing to be a substantial holder

12 March 24

Becoming a substantial holder

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Becoming a substantial holder

11 March 24

Ceasing to be a substantial holder

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Ceasing to be a substantial holder

11 March 24

ALS Ltd. - Ceasing to be a substantial holder (ALQ-AU)

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ALS Ltd. - Ceasing to be a substantial holder (ALQ-AU)

11 March 24

ALS Ltd. - Ceasing to be a substantial holder (ALQ-AU)

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ALS Ltd. - Ceasing to be a substantial holder (ALQ-AU)

11 March 24

ALS Ltd. - Ceasing to be a substantial holder (ALQ-AU)

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ALS Ltd. - Ceasing to be a substantial holder (ALQ-AU)

06 March 24

Becoming a substantial holder

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Becoming a substantial holder

01 March 24

Initial Director's Interest Notice

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Initial Director's Interest Notice

08 February 24

ALS Board changes

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ALS Board changes

20 December 23

Appointment of Chief Financial Officer

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Appointment of Chief Financial Officer

ALQ Fundamentals

Per Share Records

Historical data

Forecasted data

AUD 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025 2026
Per Share, Growth & Valuations
EPS (Basic) $ Lock Lock Lock Lock 0.35 0.39 0.66 Lock Lock Lock
EPS (Fully Diluted) $ Lock Lock Lock Lock 0.35 0.39 N/A Lock Lock Lock
     Growth % Lock Lock Lock Lock 130.4 12.3 67.2 Lock Lock Lock
     PE X Lock Lock Lock Lock 29.5 21.8 18.7 Lock Lock Lock
     EV/EBITDA X Lock Lock Lock Lock 14.8 12.3 10.9 Lock Lock Lock
CFPS $ Lock Lock Lock Lock 0.64 0.66 0.92 Lock Lock Lock
FCFPS $ Lock Lock Lock Lock 0.25 0.08 0.62 Lock Lock Lock
     Growth % Lock Lock Lock Lock 6.3 3.1 39.4 Lock Lock Lock
     Yield % Lock Lock Lock Lock 2.6 0.6 N/A Lock Lock Lock
DPS $ Lock Lock Lock Lock 0.23 0.33 0.40 Lock Lock Lock
     Growth % Lock Lock Lock Lock 31.3 42.0 20.5 Lock Lock Lock
     Yield % Lock Lock Lock Lock 1.7 2.7 3.2 Lock Lock Lock
     Payout Ratio % Lock Lock Lock Lock 66 83 60 Lock Lock Lock
BPS $ Lock Lock Lock Lock 2.19 2.32 2.83 Lock Lock Lock
BPS (Tangible) $ Lock Lock Lock Lock -0.19 -0.15 -0.32 Lock Lock Lock
     Growth % Lock Lock Lock Lock -52.5 19.3 -109.5 Lock Lock Lock
Shares Outstanding
Diluted m Lock Lock Lock Lock 485 485 N/A Lock Lock Lock
Basic m Lock Lock Lock Lock 482 482 N/A Lock Lock Lock

Financial Records

Historical data

Forecasted data

AUD 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025 2026
Income Statement
Sales $m Lock Lock Lock Lock 1,761 2,108 2,421 Lock Lock Lock
     Growth % Lock Lock Lock Lock -5.0 19.7 14.8 Lock Lock Lock
Selling & General Expenses $m Lock Lock Lock Lock 274 341 N/A Lock Lock Lock
Gross Income $m Lock Lock Lock Lock 562 733 N/A Lock Lock Lock
     Growth % Lock Lock Lock Lock -2.1 30.4 N/A Lock Lock Lock
     Margin % Lock Lock Lock Lock 31.9 34.7 N/A Lock Lock Lock
Cost of Goods Sold to Sales % Lock Lock Lock Lock 68 65 N/A Lock Lock Lock
EBITDA $m Lock Lock Lock Lock 420 531 626 Lock Lock Lock
     Growth % Lock Lock Lock Lock 0.4 26.4 17.9 Lock Lock Lock
     Margin % Lock Lock Lock Lock 23.8 25.2 25.8 Lock Lock Lock
Depreciation & Amortisation $m Lock Lock Lock Lock 133 139 157 Lock Lock Lock
EBIT $m Lock Lock Lock Lock 287 392 466 Lock Lock Lock
     Growth % Lock Lock Lock Lock 0.8 36.4 19.0 Lock Lock Lock
     Margin % Lock Lock Lock Lock 16.3 18.6 19.3 Lock Lock Lock
Pretax Income $m Lock Lock Lock Lock 241 273 N/A Lock Lock Lock
Income Taxes $m Lock Lock Lock Lock 73 90 N/A Lock Lock Lock
Net Income $m Lock Lock Lock Lock 170 190 321 Lock Lock Lock
     Growth % Lock Lock Lock Lock 130.1 12.3 68.3 Lock Lock Lock
     Margin % Lock Lock Lock Lock 9.6 9.0 13.2 Lock Lock Lock
Cash Flow Statement
Net Operating Cash Flow $m Lock Lock Lock Lock 268 290 430 Lock Lock Lock
Capital Expenditures $m Lock Lock Lock Lock 77 119 143 Lock Lock Lock
Net Investing Cash Flow $m Lock Lock Lock Lock -123 -409 -280 Lock Lock Lock
Net Financing Cash Flow $m Lock Lock Lock Lock -380 77 -121 Lock Lock Lock
Free Cash Flow $m Lock Lock Lock Lock 192 171 292 Lock Lock Lock
     Growth % Lock Lock Lock Lock 37.4 -10.9 71.1 Lock Lock Lock
     Margin % Lock Lock Lock Lock 0.1 0.1 0.1 Lock Lock Lock
Franking Balance $m Lock Lock Lock Lock -9 -11 N/A Lock Lock Lock
Balance Sheet
Cash & Short-Term Investments $m Lock Lock Lock Lock 169 123 N/A Lock Lock Lock
Total Assets $m Lock Lock Lock Lock 2,501 2,862 3,330 Lock Lock Lock
Long Term Debt $m Lock Lock Lock Lock 926 895 N/A Lock Lock Lock
Net Debt $m Lock Lock Lock Lock 799 1,115 1,192 Lock Lock Lock
Total Liabilities $m Lock Lock Lock Lock 1,431 1,731 N/A Lock Lock Lock
Equity $m Lock Lock Lock Lock 1,059 1,120 1,381 Lock Lock Lock
Invested Capital Lock Lock Lock Lock 1,984 2,015 N/A Lock Lock Lock
     Growth % Lock Lock Lock Lock -12.4 1.6 N/A Lock Lock Lock
Return Ratios
Return on Assets % Lock Lock Lock Lock 6.8 6.7 9.6 Lock Lock Lock
Return on Equity % Lock Lock Lock Lock 16.0 17.0 23.2 Lock Lock Lock
Return on Total Capital % Lock Lock Lock Lock 14.1 17.7 N/A Lock Lock Lock
Return on Invested Capital % Lock Lock Lock Lock 8.5 9.5 N/A Lock Lock Lock
Cash Flow Return on Invested Capital % Lock Lock Lock Lock 13.5 14.4 N/A Lock Lock Lock

Ratios Records

Historical data

Forecasted data

AUD 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025 2026
Leverage
Interest Cover X Lock Lock Lock Lock 10.0 13.1 14.3 Lock Lock Lock
Debt to EBITDA X Lock Lock Lock Lock 1.9 2.1 1.9 Lock Lock Lock
Net Debt to Equity % Lock Lock Lock Lock 75.5 99.5 86.3 Lock Lock Lock
Liquidity
Current Ratio X Lock Lock Lock Lock 1.6 0.9 N/A Lock Lock Lock
Quick Ratio X Lock Lock Lock Lock 1.4 0.8 N/A Lock Lock Lock
Cash & ST Inv/Current Assets % Lock Lock Lock Lock 27.6 19.1 N/A Lock Lock Lock
CFO/Current Liabilities % Lock Lock Lock Lock 70.7 39.2 71.1 Lock Lock Lock
Balance Sheet Efficiency
Receivables Turnover X Lock Lock Lock Lock 5.2 5.7 N/A Lock Lock Lock
Inventory Turnover X Lock Lock Lock Lock 18.6 20.3 N/A Lock Lock Lock
Working Capital Turnover X Lock Lock Lock Lock 7.6 N/A N/A Lock Lock Lock
Payables Turnover X Lock Lock Lock Lock 3.7 3.5 N/A Lock Lock Lock
Asset Turnover X Lock Lock Lock Lock 0.7 0.7 0.7 Lock Lock Lock
Du Pont
Asset Turnover X Lock Lock Lock Lock 0.7 0.7 0.7 Lock Lock Lock
x Pretax Margin % Lock Lock Lock Lock 13.7 13.0 N/A Lock Lock Lock
= Pretax Return on Assets % Lock Lock Lock Lock 9.6 9.6 N/A Lock Lock Lock
x Tax Rate Complement (1-Tax Rate) % Lock Lock Lock Lock 30.4 33.0 N/A Lock Lock Lock
Return on Assets % Lock Lock Lock Lock 6.8 6.7 9.6 Lock Lock Lock
x Equity Multiplier (Assets/Equity) % Lock Lock Lock Lock 2.4 2.6 2.4 Lock Lock Lock
Return on Equity % Lock Lock Lock Lock 16.0 17.0 23.2 Lock Lock Lock
x Earnings Retention (1-Payout) % Lock Lock Lock Lock 34.3 16.9 40.1 Lock Lock Lock
= Reinvestment Rate (%) % Lock Lock Lock Lock 5.5 2.9 9.3 Lock Lock Lock
Operating Cycle
Days of Inventory on Hand Days Lock Lock Lock Lock 19.6 18.0 N/A Lock Lock Lock
+ Days of Sales Outstanding Days Lock Lock Lock Lock 70.1 63.9 N/A Lock Lock Lock
Operating Cycle Days Lock Lock Lock Lock 89.7 81.9 N/A Lock Lock Lock
- Days of Payables Outstanding Days Lock Lock Lock Lock 20.0 18.3 N/A Lock Lock Lock
Net Operating Cycle Days Lock Lock Lock Lock 69.6 63.6 N/A Lock Lock Lock

Dividends

Key Stats

Ex Dividend Date (est.)

N/A

DIV Yield

3.2%

Franking Level

20%

DPSg

20.50%

Quality Yield

Lock

Falling Divs over next 2

Lock

Expected Dividend Cashflow

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Values and Recommendations

Key Stats

Consensus Score

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Recommendation

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EPS 1 month Change

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Quality Yield

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Falling Divs over next 2

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Halo Consensus Score

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PEG Ratio

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Consensus EPS Revisions

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Short selling

Key Stats

Percent of Issue

0.91%

Value ($M)

58

Prior Change

N/A

7 Day Change

-0.50%

1 Month Change

-0.30%

3 Month Change

0.20%

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Frequently Asked Questions

The current share price of ALS Ltd. (ALQ:ASX) is AU$13.93.
The 52-week high share price for ALS Ltd. (ALQ:ASX) is AU$14.05.
The 52-week low share price for ALS Ltd. (ALQ:ASX)? is AU$10.52.
The current TTM dividend payout for ALS Ltd. (ALQ:ASX) is 3.20.
The last dividend payment of ALS Ltd. (ALQ:ASX) is AU$0.20.
ALS Ltd. (ALQ:ASX) has a franking level of 20.0%.
ALS Ltd. (ALQ:ASX) is classified in the Industrials.
The current P/E ratio for ALS Ltd. (ALQ:ASX) is 18.70.