Alliance Story

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ARLP -- USA Stock  

USD 5.99  0.11  1.80%

32% of stocks are less volatile than Alliance, and 91% of all traded equity instruments are projected to make higher returns than the company over the 60 days investment horizon. Since many greedy investors are excited about energy space, let's recap Alliance Resource against its current volatility. We are going to focus on if the current expected returns justify Alliance Resource's volatility.
Published over three weeks ago
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Should you pick up more of Alliance (NASDAQ:ARLP) based on recent volatility?
Alliance Resource Partners currently holds roughly 34.13 M in cash with 398.26 M of positive cash flow from operations. This results in cash-per-share (CPS) ratio of 0.27.
Volatility is a rate at which the price of Alliance Resource or any other equity instrument increases or decreases for a given set of returns. It is measured by calculating the standard deviation of the annualized returns over a given period of time and shows the range to which the price of Alliance Resource may increase or decrease. In other words, similar to Alliance's beta indicator, it measures the risk of Alliance Resource and helps estimate the fluctuations that may happen in a short period of time. So if prices of Alliance Resource fluctuate rapidly in a short time span, it is termed to have high volatility, and if it swings slowly in a more extended period, it is understood to have low volatility.
Please read more on our technical analysis page.

How important is Alliance Resource's Liquidity

Alliance Resource financial leverage refers to using borrowed capital as a funding source to finance Alliance Resource Pt ongoing operations. It is usually used to expand the firm's asset base and generate returns on borrowed capital. Alliance Resource financial leverage is typically calculated by taking the company's all interest-bearing debt and dividing it by total capital. So the higher the debt-to-capital ratio (i.e., financial leverage), the riskier the company. Please check the breakdown between Alliance Resource's total debt and its cash.

How Alliance utilizes its cash?

To perform a cash flow analysis of Alliance Resource, investors first need to understand how to read the cash flow statement. A cash flow statement shows the amount of cash Alliance Resource is receiving and how much cash it distributes out in a given period. The Alliance Resource cash flow statement breaks down these inflows and outflows into different buckets, including operating activities, investing activities, and financing activities.
Alliance Resource Net Cash Flow from Operations is very stable at the moment as compared to the past year. Alliance Resource reported last year Net Cash Flow from Operations of 400.64 Million

Alliance Resource Volatility Drivers

Alliance Resource unsystematic risk is unique to Alliance Resource and usually not directly affected by the market or economic environment. An example of unsystematic risk is the possibility of poor earnings or a layoff due to coronavirus. One may mitigate nonsystematic risk by buying different securities in the same industry or by buying in different sectors. For example, if you have a position in Alliance Resource you can also buy Peabody Energy Corp. You can also mitigate this risk by investing in the thermal coal sector as well as in companies having nothing to do with it. This type of risk is also called diversifiable risk and can be understood from analyzing Alliance Resource important indicators over time. Here we run a correlation analysis between relevant fundamental ratios over at least ten year period to find a relationship in the way they react to changes in Alliance Resource income statement and balance sheet. Here are more details about Alliance volatility.
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