Alto Ingredients Inc. (ALTO): Price and Financial Metrics

Alto Ingredients Inc. (ALTO): $4.94

0.18 (+3.78%)

POWR Rating

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  • ALTO scores best on the Growth dimension, with a Growth rank ahead of 95.75% of US stocks.
  • ALTO's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving up over the last 179 days.
  • ALTO's current lowest rank is in the Stability metric (where it is better than 11.42% of US stocks).

ALTO Stock Summary

  • ALTO's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 0.68 -- higher than just 3.58% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
  • Of note is the ratio of Alto Ingredients Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 98.18% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, Alto Ingredients Inc is reporting a growth rate of 1,719.86%; that's higher than 98.7% of US stocks.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Alto Ingredients Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be KE, MTRX, TTEK, CJJD, and BHE.
  • To check out Alto Ingredients Inc's SEC filings, go to the company's page on browse-edgar?action=getcompany&CIK=0000778164.

ALTO Valuation Summary

  • ALTO's price/sales ratio is 0.4; this is 73.33% lower than that of the median Energy stock.
  • Over the past 197 months, ALTO's price/sales ratio has gone down 11.
  • ALTO's price/sales ratio has moved down 11 over the prior 197 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for ALTO.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
ALTO 2021-09-03 0.4 1.2 52.4 22.2
ALTO 2021-09-02 0.4 1.2 53.8 22.6
ALTO 2021-09-01 0.4 1.2 52.4 22.2
ALTO 2021-08-31 0.4 1.2 54.3 22.8
ALTO 2021-08-30 0.4 1.2 52.2 22.1
ALTO 2021-08-27 0.4 1.2 52.9 22.3

ALTO Growth Metrics

    Its 3 year price growth rate is now at -75.29%.
  • Its 3 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 43.12%.
  • The 5 year price growth rate now stands at -91.11%.
ALTO's revenue has moved down $119,481,000 over the prior 70 months.

The table below shows ALTO's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-12-31 1,207.892 26.821 44.217
2021-09-30 991.218 -23.665 -11.524
2021-06-30 890.389 26.884 6.823
2021-03-31 804.353 40.793 13.397
2020-12-31 897.023 71.776 -16.384
2020-09-30 1,085.822 79.533 -37.276

ALTO's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • ALTO has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 65.16% of graded US stocks.
  • ALTO's asset turnover comes in at 1.811 -- ranking 1st of 89 Chemicals stocks.
  • GEVO, APD, and SMG are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with ALTO.

The table below shows ALTO's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 1.811 0.071 0.041
2021-03-31 1.638 0.099 0.060
2020-12-31 1.764 0.059 0.005
2020-09-30 2.001 0.039 -0.028
2020-06-30 2.136 0.005 -0.092
2020-03-31 2.189 -0.015 -0.118

ALTO Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of ALTO, see our ALTO price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $9.50 Average Broker Recommendation 1.33 (Strong Buy)

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ALTO Price/Volume Stats

Current price $4.94 52-week high $7.37
Prev. close $4.76 52-week low $3.51
Day low $4.71 Volume 1,006,200
Day high $5.00 Avg. volume 2,023,172
50-day MA $4.27 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $5.17 Market Cap 364.21M

Alto Ingredients Inc. (ALTO) Company Bio

Pacific Ethanol, Inc. engages in the production and marketing of carbon renewable fuel. It operates through the Ethanol Production, and Marketing and Distribution business segments. The Ethanol Production segment includes the production and sale of ethanol and co-products. The Marketing and Distribution segment comprises of the marketing and merchant trading of company-produced ethanol; and co-products and third-party ethanol. The company was founded by William L. Jones and Neil M. Koehler on January 30, 2003 and is headquartered in Sacramento, CA.

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Below are the latest news stories about Alto Ingredients Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate ALTO as an investment opportunity.

Alto Ingredients, Inc. Appoints New General Counsel

Alto Ingredients, Inc. Appoints New General Counsel New General Counsel Auste M. Graham SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 15, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Alto Ingredients, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALTO), a leading producer and distributor of specialty alcohols and essential ingredients, added Auste M. Graham to the senior management team as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary effective February 1, 2022. Graham reports directly to CEO Mike Kandris and succeeds Christopher Wright, who will remain with the company as

Yahoo | February 15, 2022

Alto Ingredients increases FY2021 gross profit outlook by 50%

Alto Ingredients (ALTO) now expects FY2021 gross profit to exceed $60M vs. prior guidance of a minimum of $40M

Seeking Alpha | January 24, 2022

Alto Ingredients, Inc. Increases 2021 Gross Profit Guidance 50% to Over $60 Million

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 24, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Alto Ingredients, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALTO), a leading producer of specialty alcohols and essential ingredients, updated its full-year 2021 gross profit guidance. The company now expects full-year 2021 gross profit to exceed $60 million. This is an increase from prior guidance of a minimum of $40 million dollars, provided on November 9, 2021, in conjunction with reporting the third quarter 2021 results. Michael Kandris, Alto Ingredients’ president

Yahoo | January 24, 2022

Alto Ingredients acquires Eagle Alcohol Company for $14M

Alto Ingredients (ALTO) acquires Eagle Alcohol Company for $14M plus an estimated net working capital adjustment of $1.3M, funded from companys cash on hand. Eagle Alcohol Company is

Seeking Alpha | January 18, 2022

Alto Ingredients buys alcohol distribution company for $14 million

Specialty alcohol company Alto Ingredients Inc. acquired a company in its distribution chain for $14 million, with the potential for that price to double if goals are met over five years.

Yahoo | January 18, 2022

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ALTO Price Returns

1-mo 31.03%
3-mo 6.24%
6-mo -12.57%
1-year -7.14%
3-year 782.14%
5-year 1.86%
YTD 2.70%
2021 -11.42%
2020 735.38%
2019 -24.42%
2018 -81.10%
2017 -52.11%

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