How much will Arrow Financial owe in February?

AROW Stock  USD 24.31  0.75  2.99%   
Arrow Financial is scheduled to announce its earnings today. Arrow Financial Enterprise Value over EBIT is fairly stable at the moment as compared to the past year. Arrow Financial reported Enterprise Value over EBIT of 0.90 in 2022. Enterprise Value over EBITDA is likely to climb to 0.49 in 2023, whereas Revenue Per Employee is likely to drop slightly above 229.6 K in 2023. As many of us are excited about banks space, it is fair to focus on Arrow Financial as a unique alternative.
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Reviewed by Vlad Skutelnik

Arrow Financial currently holds 20 M in liabilities with Debt to Equity (D/E) ratio of 0.09, which may suggest Arrow Financial is not taking enough advantage from borrowing. Debt can assist Arrow Financial until it has trouble settling it off, either with new capital or with free cash flow. So, Arrow Financial's shareholders could walk away with nothing if the company can't fulfill its legal obligations to repay debt. However, a more frequent occurrence is when companies like Arrow Financial sell additional shares at bargain prices, diluting existing shareholders. Debt, in this case, can be an excellent and much better tool for Arrow to invest in growth at high rates of return. When we think about Arrow Financial's use of debt, we should always consider it together with cash and equity.
Arrow Financial financial leverage ratio helps determine the effect of debt on the overall profitability of the company. It measures the total debt position of Arrow Financial, including all of Arrow Financial's outstanding debt obligations, and compares it with the equity. In simple terms, the high financial leverage means the cost of production, together with running the business day-to-day, is high, whereas, lower financial leverage implies lower fixed cost investment in the business and generally considered by investors to be a good sign. So if creditors own a majority of Arrow Financial assets, the company is considered highly leveraged. Understanding the composition and structure of overall Arrow Financial debt and outstanding corporate bonds gives a good idea of how risky the capital structure of a business is and if it is worth investing in it.
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How important is Arrow Financial's Liquidity

Arrow Financial financial leverage refers to using borrowed capital as a funding source to finance Arrow Financial ongoing operations. It is usually used to expand the firm's asset base and generate returns on borrowed capital. Arrow Financial 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 Arrow Financial's total debt and its cash.

How does Arrow utilize its cash?

To perform a cash flow analysis of Arrow Financial, investors first need to understand how to read the cash flow statement. A cash flow statement shows the amount of cash Arrow Financial is receiving and how much cash it distributes out in a given period. The Arrow Financial cash flow statement breaks down these inflows and outflows into different buckets, including operating activities, investing activities, and financing activities.
Arrow Financial Net Cash Flow from Operations is fairly stable at the moment as compared to the past year. Arrow Financial reported Net Cash Flow from Operations of 78.44 Million in 2022

A Deeper look at Arrow

The small fall in market price for the last few months could raise concerns from sophisticated investors as the firm is trading at a share price of 32.98 on 4,685 in volume. The company directors and management did not add much value to Arrow Financial investors in December. However, diversifying your holdings with Arrow Financial or similar stocks can still protect your portfolio during high-volatility market scenarios. The stock standard deviation of daily returns for 90 days investing horizon is currently 1.34. The below-average Stock volatility is a good sign for longer-term investment options and for buy-and-hold investors.
 2020 2021 2022 2023 (projected)
Net Income40.83 M49.86 M44.87 M36.11 M
Gross Profit122.54 M142.45 M163.82 M145.22 M

Will Arrow continue to climb?

Arrow Financial information ratio is up to -0.01. Arrow Financial has relatively low volatility with skewness of 1.51 and kurtosis of 4.24. However, we advise all investors to independently investigate Arrow Financial to ensure all accessible information is consistent with the expectations about its upside potential and future expected returns. Understanding different market volatility trends often help investors to time the market. Properly using volatility indicators enable traders to measure Arrow Financial's stock risk against market volatility during both bullish and bearish trends. The higher level of volatility that comes with bear markets can directly impact Arrow Financial's stock price while adding stress to investors as they watch their shares' value plummet. This usually forces investors to rebalance their portfolios by buying different stocks as prices fall.

Our Final Takeaway

While some firms in the banks—regional industry are either recovering or due for a correction, Arrow Financial may not be performing as strong as the other in terms of long-term growth potentials. While some sophisticated investors may not share our view we believe that the current risk-reward utility is not appealing enough to do any trading. Please use our equity advice module to run different scenarios to ensure your current risk level and investment horizon are fully reflective of your current investing preferences in regards to Arrow Financial.

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