EPS growth is an important number as it indicates the future prospects of North American Construction Group No Par. The EPS growth rate, as it is usually called, is typically displayed as a percentage, which at this time is hard to estimate, but revenue growth has been 41.70 % over the last twelve months. EPS growth is a vital measure of execution of the strategy for North American Construction Group No Par since it indicates how well the business is allocating resources to benefit shareholders.



North American Construction Group No Par is in the oil and gas services industry and is part of the energy sector. The company CEO is Martin R. Ferron. North American Construction Group, fomrerly known as North American Energy Partners Inc provides mining and heavy construction services to customers in the resource development and industrial construction sectors, within Western Canada.

Previous Intraday Performance:

The NOA shares had a previous change of 0.19% which opened at 10.59 and closed at 10.74. It moved to an intraday high of 11.08 and a low of 10.25.

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Historical Performance:

Over the last five trading days, NOA shares returned -3.85% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 34.51%. Over three months, it changed 80.85%. In one year it has changed 153.01% and within that year its 52-week high was 12.68 and its 52-week low was 3.85. NOA stock is 178.96% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations result in a 200 day moving average of 6.30 and a 50 day moving average of 8.49. Right now, NOA stock is trading 70.41% above its 200 day moving average.

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Liquidity:

The company has a market cap of $290.6m with 27.1m shares outstanding and a float of 27.1m shares. Trading volume was 619,179 shares and has experienced an average volume of 369,211 shares. Our calculation, using the current average volume and close price, leads me to believe that the liquidity is bad, highly speculative and an investor may want to avoid this stock.

Earnings:

The last annual reported EPS for North American Construction Group No Par was 0 which ended on 31st of December 2017, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of inf. Based on 1 analyst estimate, the estimated EPS for the next quarter is 0.00. The trailing twelve month EPS is 0.33, which comes to a trailing twelve month PE of 32.55.

Below was the last reported quarterly earnings per share:
06-30-2018:  -0.12 (estimated)
03-31-2018:  0.28
12-31-2017:  0.07
09-30-2017:  -0.02



The dividend per share is currently 0.06, which is a dividend yield of 0.58%. Also, the payout ratio is 18.75%, therefore the dividend is safe according to our calculations.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 18.95, which means it might be undervalued and has a margin of safety of 43.31%

Indicators Also to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 47.70% of institutional ownership. Short-interest was 92,277, which was 0.34% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 0.38. This stock has some short interest, but it might be normal and no need to worry if long the position.

I calculated the beta to be 0.19

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Fundamental Numbers:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 8.47%, return on assets is 3.33%, profit margin is 5.02%, price-to-sales is 1.05 and price-to-book is 2.27.

Company Score Card:

Results are out of six:
 5  : Growth Expectations Result
 3  : Financial Safety Result
 4  : Past Performance Result
 3  : Valuation Result
 0  : Dividend Safety Result
 3  : Overall Result

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Jake McWilliams
I am an independent trader, analyst and algorithmic trading expert, having worked both for the sell side (brokerage) and the buy side (fund administration). I have been trading professionally for about 20 years. I trade stocks and forex and I play both long and short positions in underlying asset or through options. I have experience with discretionary and fully automated systems (Metatrader and Quantshare).

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