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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 16.93
AWX's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
85% of the 174 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.70 vs. AWX: 16.93 )
AWX' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 13.25   Max: No Debt
Current: 16.93

Equity to Asset 0.74
AWX's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
89% of the 174 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. AWX: 0.74 )
AWX' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.73   Max: 0.85
Current: 0.74

0.73
0.85
Interest Coverage 12.32
AWX's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
72% of the 90 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.45 vs. AWX: 12.32 )
AWX' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.73   Max: 9999.99
Current: 12.32

0.73
9999.99
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 1.38
M-Score: -2.77
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 0.46
AWX's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 169 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 5.02 vs. AWX: 0.46 )
AWX' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -10.6   Max: 1.86
Current: 0.46

-10.6
1.86
Net-margin (%) 0.74
AWX's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 169 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.39 vs. AWX: 0.74 )
AWX' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -24.4   Max: 3.37
Current: 0.74

-24.4
3.37
ROE (%) 1.08
AWX's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 170 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.04 vs. AWX: 1.08 )
AWX' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -13.69   Max: 3.7
Current: 1.08

-13.69
3.7
ROA (%) 0.79
AWX's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 174 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. AWX: 0.79 )
AWX' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -11.3   Max: 3.05
Current: 0.79

-11.3
3.05
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 0.98
AWX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 170 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 9.79 vs. AWX: 0.98 )
AWX' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -10.64   Max: 3.2
Current: 0.98

-10.64
3.2
Revenue Growth (%) 8.40
AWX's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. AWX: 8.40 )
AWX' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -33.3   Max: 16.7
Current: 8.4

-33.3
16.7
EBITDA Growth (%) 20.30
AWX's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 109 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. AWX: 20.30 )
AWX' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -79   Max: 244.8
Current: 20.3

-79
244.8
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/B 0.50
AWX's P/B is ranked higher than
97% of the 196 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.74 vs. AWX: 0.50 )
AWX' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 1.07
Current: 0.5

0.09
1.07
P/S 0.30
AWX's P/S is ranked higher than
93% of the 196 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. AWX: 0.30 )
AWX' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 1.42
Current: 0.3

0.08
1.42
EV-to-EBIT -42.96
AWX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
62% of the 196 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 34.85 vs. AWX: -42.96 )
AWX' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 1.2   Max: 1659.3
Current: -42.96

1.2
1659.3
Current Ratio 1.68
AWX's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
74% of the 179 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. AWX: 1.68 )
AWX' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.48   Max: 3.84
Current: 1.68

1.48
3.84
Quick Ratio 1.68
AWX's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
80% of the 179 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. AWX: 1.68 )
AWX' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.48   Max: 3.84
Current: 1.68

1.48
3.84

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 0.50
AWX's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
97% of the 196 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.33 vs. AWX: 0.50 )
AWX' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.14   Max: 0.97
Current: 0.5

0.14
0.97
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.60
AWX's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
96% of the 196 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. AWX: 0.60 )
AWX' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 6.9
Current: 0.6

0.38
6.9
Price/Median PS Value 1.00
AWX's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
82% of the 196 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. AWX: 1.00 )
AWX' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 3.84
Current: 1

0.32
3.84
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 3.30
AWX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
56% of the 156 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. AWX: 3.30 )
AWX' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 84.1
Current: 3.3

0.1
84.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 20.51
AWX's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
89% of the 124 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 5.53 vs. AWX: 20.51 )
AWX' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -54.9   Max: 17.3
Current: 20.51

-54.9
17.3

Business Description

Industry: Waste Management » Waste Management
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Avalon Holdings Corporation was formed on April 30, 1998. The Company provides waste management services to industrial, commercial, municipal and governmental customers in selected northeastern and midwestern U.S. markets. It also owns the Avalon Golf and Country Club, which operates golf courses and related facilities. The Company's business segments are waste management services and golf and related operations. The Company's main business segment, the waste management services segment, provides hazardous and nonhazardous brokerage and management services to industrial, commercial, municipal and governmental customers and manages a captive landfill for an industrial customer. The golf and related operations segment includes the operations of golf courses and related facilities and a travel agency. Revenue for the golf and related operations segment consists mainly of membership dues, greens fees, cart rentals, merchandise, and food and beverage sales. The Company's sales and marketing approach is decentralized, with each business segment being responsible for its own sales and marketing efforts. Avalon's waste disposal brokerage and management business competes with other brokerage companies, as well as, with companies which own treatment and disposal facilities. The federal government and numerous state and local governmental bodies are continuing to consider legislation or regulations to either restrict or impede the disposal and/or transportation of waste.
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