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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 : 9/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt No Debt
ARFCF's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
98% of the 283 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.62 vs. ARFCF: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
ARFCF' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.12  Med: 7.28 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
-0.12
No Debt
Equity-to-Asset 0.72
ARFCF's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
81% of the 283 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. ARFCF: 0.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
ARFCF' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 0.69 Max: 0.82
Current: 0.72
0.53
0.82
Interest Coverage No Debt
ARFCF's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
98% of the 224 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.35 vs. ARFCF: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
ARFCF' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 43.18  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Piotroski F-Score: 8
Altman Z-Score: 9.78
Beneish M-Score: -0.63
WACC vs ROIC
1.69%
36.07%
WACC
ROIC
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 : 8/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 10.87
ARFCF's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
69% of the 283 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.92 vs. ARFCF: 10.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
ARFCF' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 14.15 Max: 20.05
Current: 10.87
0.24
20.05
Net Margin % 17.79
ARFCF's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
91% of the 284 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.62 vs. ARFCF: 17.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
ARFCF' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.9  Med: 8.44 Max: 17.79
Current: 17.79
-0.9
17.79
ROE % 36.39
ARFCF's ROE % is ranked higher than
98% of the 277 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.85 vs. ARFCF: 36.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
ARFCF' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.73  Med: 14.51 Max: 36.39
Current: 36.39
-1.73
36.39
ROA % 23.86
ARFCF's ROA % is ranked higher than
98% of the 287 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.47 vs. ARFCF: 23.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
ARFCF' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.11  Med: 9.97 Max: 23.86
Current: 23.86
-1.11
23.86
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 39.47
ARFCF's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
84% of the 282 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.29 vs. ARFCF: 39.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
ARFCF' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.65  Med: 26.46 Max: 46.21
Current: 39.47
0.65
46.21
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 6.10
ARFCF's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
61% of the 239 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. ARFCF: 6.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
ARFCF' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.1  Med: 12 Max: 20.7
Current: 6.1
6.1
20.7
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -19.70
ARFCF's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
85% of the 207 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. ARFCF: -19.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
ARFCF' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.7  Med: 16.6 Max: 32.1
Current: -19.7
-19.7
32.1
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Business Description

Industry: Consulting & Outsourcing » Security & Protection Services    NAICS: 561621    SIC: 7791
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Traded in other countries:AF.Canada,
Headquarter Location:Canada
AlarmForce Industries Inc is engaged in providing security alarm monitoring, personal emergency response monitoring, video surveillance and related services to subscribers in Canada and United States.

AlarmForce Industries Inc is engaged in providing security alarm monitoring, personal emergency response monitoring, video surveillance and related services to subscribers in Canada and United States.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 15.83
ARFCF's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
84% of the 196 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.86 vs. ARFCF: 15.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
ARFCF' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.16  Med: 25.73 Max: 295
Current: 15.83
9.16
295
Forward PE Ratio 50.25
ARFCF's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
92% of the 51 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.90 vs. ARFCF: 50.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 27.57
ARFCF's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
56% of the 194 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.14 vs. ARFCF: 27.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
ARFCF' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.58  Med: 27.57 Max: 295
Current: 27.57
13.58
295
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 18.42
ARFCF's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
74% of the 117 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.41 vs. ARFCF: 18.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
ARFCF' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.07  Med: 25.88 Max: 336.76
Current: 18.42
10.07
336.76
PB Ratio 4.63
ARFCF's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
69% of the 275 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.77 vs. ARFCF: 4.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
ARFCF' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.9  Med: 3.75 Max: 4.77
Current: 4.63
1.9
4.77
PS Ratio 2.86
ARFCF's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
63% of the 278 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. ARFCF: 2.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
ARFCF' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.24  Med: 2.48 Max: 3.53
Current: 2.86
1.24
3.53
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 113.40
ARFCF's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
90% of the 100 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.72 vs. ARFCF: 113.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
ARFCF' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.63  Med: 26.57 Max: 2875
Current: 113.4
11.63
2875
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 410.00
ARFCF's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
99% of the 143 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.48 vs. ARFCF: 410.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
ARFCF' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.38  Med: 13.39 Max: 411.28
Current: 410
5.38
411.28
EV-to-EBIT 23.57
ARFCF's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
58% of the 208 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.95 vs. ARFCF: 23.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
ARFCF' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.2  Med: 17.7 Max: 98.8
Current: 23.57
8.2
98.8
EV-to-EBITDA 12.47
ARFCF's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
69% of the 227 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.41 vs. ARFCF: 12.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
ARFCF' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.5  Med: 10 Max: 21.2
Current: 12.47
4.5
21.2
EV-to-Revenue 2.56
ARFCF's EV-to-Revenue is ranked higher than
56% of the 279 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. ARFCF: 2.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
ARFCF' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.1  Med: 2.3 Max: 3.2
Current: 2.56
1.1
3.2
PEG Ratio 92.00
ARFCF's PEG Ratio is ranked lower than
99% of the 95 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. ARFCF: 92.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
ARFCF' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 2.31 Max: 92
Current: 92
0.6
92
Shiller PE Ratio 35.48
ARFCF's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
53% of the 55 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.33 vs. ARFCF: 35.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
ARFCF' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 20.56  Med: 42.26 Max: 61.4
Current: 35.48
20.56
61.4
Current Ratio 1.83
ARFCF's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
54% of the 274 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.69 vs. ARFCF: 1.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ARFCF' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 1.65 Max: 4.29
Current: 1.83
0.42
4.29
Quick Ratio 1.42
ARFCF's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
51% of the 274 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.37 vs. ARFCF: 1.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ARFCF' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 1.09 Max: 3.36
Current: 1.42
0.05
3.36
Days Inventory 97.93
ARFCF's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
66% of the 234 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 64.84 vs. ARFCF: 97.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
ARFCF' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 97.93  Med: 151.56 Max: 179.48
Current: 97.93
97.93
179.48
Days Sales Outstanding 1.50
ARFCF's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
99% of the 227 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 65.88 vs. ARFCF: 1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
ARFCF' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.23  Med: 3.52 Max: 5.21
Current: 1.5
1.23
5.21

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 1.10
ARFCF's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
60% of the 254 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.23 vs. ARFCF: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
ARFCF' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 1.17 Max: 1.95
Current: 1.1
0.21
1.95
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.90
ARFCF's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
84% of the 161 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. ARFCF: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
ARFCF' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 0.33 Max: 0.9
Current: 0.9
0.14
0.9
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 21.60
ARFCF's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
78% of the 116 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. ARFCF: 21.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
ARFCF' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 50.4
Current: 21.6
0
50.4
Forward Dividend Yield % 1.12
ARFCF's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
65% of the 238 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.47 vs. ARFCF: 1.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 1.10
ARFCF's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
69% of the 311 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. ARFCF: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
ARFCF' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 1.17 Max: 1.95
Current: 1.1
0.21
1.95
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 1.10
ARFCF's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 182 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: -2.20 vs. ARFCF: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
ARFCF' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.4  Med: -1.3 Max: 1.8
Current: 1.1
-10.4
1.8

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Net-Cash 59.95
ARFCF's Price-to-Net-Cash is ranked lower than
88% of the 51 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.36 vs. ARFCF: 59.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Cash only.
ARFCF' s Price-to-Net-Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19  Med: 52.56 Max: 482.5
Current: 59.95
19
482.5
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 17.73
ARFCF's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked lower than
80% of the 136 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.91 vs. ARFCF: 17.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
ARFCF' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.18  Med: 17.01 Max: 170.67
Current: 17.73
11.18
170.67
Price-to-Tangible-Book 4.79
ARFCF's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
62% of the 250 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. ARFCF: 4.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
ARFCF' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.15  Med: 3.69 Max: 6.1
Current: 4.79
1.15
6.1
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 2.67
ARFCF's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
51% of the 138 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.69 vs. ARFCF: 2.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
ARFCF' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.89  Med: 2.2 Max: 3.17
Current: 2.67
0.89
3.17
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.16
ARFCF's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
81% of the 248 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. ARFCF: 1.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
ARFCF' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 0.95 Max: 1.66
Current: 1.16
0.42
1.66
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 4.48
ARFCF's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked lower than
83% of the 65 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. ARFCF: 4.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
ARFCF' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 2.56 Max: 20.95
Current: 4.48
0.49
20.95
Price-to-Graham-Number 2.42
ARFCF's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
55% of the 164 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.37 vs. ARFCF: 2.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
ARFCF' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.75  Med: 1.94 Max: 6.77
Current: 2.42
0.75
6.77
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 4.24
ARFCF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
69% of the 286 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.82 vs. ARFCF: 4.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
ARFCF' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1  Med: 5.7 Max: 12.1
Current: 4.24
1
12.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 8.36
ARFCF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
61% of the 154 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.05 vs. ARFCF: 8.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
ARFCF' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.1  Med: 12.2 Max: 34.3
Current: 8.36
-7.1
34.3

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $48.91
EPS (TTM) $ 0.79
Beta0.42
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $7.10 - 12.59
Shares Outstanding (Mil)11.47

Analyst Estimate

Oct17 Oct18
Revenue (Mil $) 37 31
EPS ($) 0.24 0.25
EPS without NRI ($) 0.24 0.25
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 88
Positive ROAY
Positive CFROAY
Higher ROA yoyY
CFROA > ROAN
Lower Leverage yoyY
Higher Current Ratio yoyY
Less Shares Outstanding yoyY
Higher Gross Margin yoyY
Higher Asset Turnover yoyY

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