Adams Resources & Energy, Inc.: Company Profile and SWOT Analysis

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					Adams Resources & Energy, Inc.

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Adams Resources & Energy, Inc.                                                 Financial Snapshot

                                                                               Operating Performance
Fast Facts
                                       4400 Post Oak Park, Houston,            The company reported revenue of US$2,211.97
Headquarters Address
                                       77027,United States of America          million during the fiscal year 2010 (2010). The
                                                                               company's revenue declined at a compounded rate of
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                                                                               -0.39% during 2006–2010, with an annual growth of
                                                                               13.84% over 2009. In 2010, the company recorded an
Fax                                    + 1 713 8813408                         operating margin of 0.57%, as against 0.33% in 2009.

Website                                www.adamsresources.com
                                                                               Revenue and Margins
Ticker Symbol, Stock Exchange          AE, American Stock Exchange

Number of Employees                    740

Fiscal Year End                        December

Revenue (in US$ million)               2,211.97




SWOT Analysis

Strengths                              Weaknesses                              Return on Equity

Diversified business operations        Dependency on few clients               The company recorded a return on equity (ROE) of
                                                                               9.57% for 2010, as compared to its peers, AmeriGas
                                                                               Partners, L.P. (Ticker: APU), Genesis Energy, L.P.
Growth in top-line performance         Entirely dependence on the US           (Ticker: GEL) and Abraxas Petroleum Corporation
                                                                               (Ticker: AXAS), which recorded ROEs of 43.38%, -
Strong fleet services                                                          7.24% and 0.00% respectively. The company
                                                                               reported a net profit margin of 0.57% in 2010.
Opportunities                          Threats
                                                                               Return on Equity
Focus on drilling and exploration
                                       Fluctuation in the oil and gas prices
activities
Increasing demand for natural gas in
                                       Industry consolidation
the US

Raising energy demand                  US energy policy




                                                                               Liquidity Position

                                                                               The company reported a current ratio of 1.19 in 2010,
                                                                               as compared to its peers, AmeriGas Partners, L.P.,
                                                                               Genesis Energy, L.P. and Abraxas Petroleum
                                                                               Corporation, which recorded current ratios of 0.71,
                                                                               1.22 and 0.76 respectively. As of December 2010, the
                                                                               company recorded cash and short-term investments
                                                                               of worth US$29.03 million, against zero current debt.
                                                                               The company reported a debt to equity ratio of 0.00 in
                                                                               2010 as compared to its peers, AmeriGas Partners,
                                                                               L.P., Genesis Energy, L.P. and Abraxas Petroleum
                                                                               Corporation, which recorded debt to equity ratios of
                                                                               2.32, 0.91 and -9.42 respectively.




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TABLE OF CONTENTS

1     Business Analysis ................................................................................................................................... 5
    1.1       Company Overview ................................................................................................................................................5
    1.2       Business Description ..............................................................................................................................................5
    1.3       Major Products and Services .................................................................................................................................7
2     Analysis of Key Performance Indicators ............................................................................................... 8
    2.1       Five Year Snapshot: Overview of Financial and Operational Performance Indicators ..........................................8
    2.2       Key Financial Performance Indicators .................................................................................................................11
      2.2.1       Revenue and Operating Profit .........................................................................................................................11
      2.2.2       Asset, Liabilities and Capex .............................................................................................................................12
      2.2.3       Operational Efficiency ......................................................................................................................................13
      2.2.4       Solvency ..........................................................................................................................................................14
      2.2.5       Valuation ..........................................................................................................................................................15
    2.3       Competitive Benchmarking ..................................................................................................................................16
      2.3.1       Market Capitalization .......................................................................................................................................16
      2.3.2       Efficiency ..........................................................................................................................................................17
      2.3.3       Capital Expenditure ..........................................................................................................................................18
      2.3.4       Turnover – Inventory and Asset .......................................................................................................................19
3     SWOT Analysis ...................................................................................................................................... 20
    3.1       SWOT Analysis - Overview ..................................................................................................................................20
    3.2       Strengths .........................................
				
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