ASX:AMO

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Ambertech Limited provides various technologies for the professional and consumer audio/visual markets in Australia and New Zealand.

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Fundamentals

Mediocre balance sheet and overvalued.

Share Price & News

How has Ambertech's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: AMO has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-4.3%

AMO

1.1%

AU Electronic

0.03%

AU Market


1 Year Return

n/a

AMO

82.2%

AU Electronic

15.3%

AU Market

Return vs Industry: Insufficient data to determine how AMO performed against the Australian Electronic industry.

Return vs Market: Insufficient data to determine how AMO performed against the Australian Market.


Shareholder returns

AMOIndustryMarket
7 Day-4.3%1.1%0.03%
30 Day0%3.7%0.5%
90 Day10.0%24.3%4.7%
1 Yearn/a86.9%82.2%22.0%15.3%
3 Year-24.1%-24.1%59.5%50.7%40.8%21.6%
5 Year-15.4%-15.4%145.1%119.9%56.1%20.7%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Ambertech's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Ambertech undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

0.38x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate AMO's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate AMO's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: AMO is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Electronic industry average.

PE vs Market: AMO is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Australian market.


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate AMO's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: AMO is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.4x) compared to the AU Electronic industry average (3.5x).


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Future Growth

How is Ambertech forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

17.4%

Forecasted Tech industry annual growth in earnings


In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Ambertech has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.


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Past Performance

How has Ambertech performed over the past 5 years?

21.3%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: AMO has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: AMO's current net profit margins (-2.3%) are lower than last year (-0.3%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: AMO is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 21.3% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare AMO's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: AMO is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Electronic industry (-66.4%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: AMO has a negative Return on Equity (-15.21%), as it is currently unprofitable.


Return on Assets


Return on Capital Employed


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Financial Health

How is Ambertech's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: AMO's short term assets (A$26.1M) exceeds its short term liabilities (A$19.4M)

Long Term Liabilities: AMO's short term assets (26.1M) exceeds its long term liabilities (107.0K)


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: AMO's debt to equity ratio (64%) is considered high

Reducing Debt: AMO's debt to equity ratio has increased from 32.7% to 64% over the past 5 years.


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: AMO has a high level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: AMO's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 4.7x debt).


Cash Runway Analysis

For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.

Stable Cash Runway: AMO has sufficient cash runway for more than a year based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: AMO has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of -52.2% each year


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Dividend

What is Ambertech's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

company0%marketbottom25%2.4%markettop25%5.6%industryaverage1.7%forecastin3Yearsn/a

Current dividend yield vs market & industry

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate AMO's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate AMO's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if AMO's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if AMO's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: AMO is not paying a notable dividend for the Australian market.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of AMO's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Australian market.


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Management

What is the CEO of Ambertech's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

17.3yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Peter Amos (62yo)

24.8yrs

Tenure

AU$391,600

Compensation

Mr. Peter Andrew Amos has been the Managing Director of Ambertech Limited since 1995. Mr. Amos joined Rank Electronics, Ambertech Limited from which Ambertech was formed via a management buyout, as a techn ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Peter's total compensation ($USD267.47K) is about average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD255.99K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Peter's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Management Age and Tenure

17.3yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Management: AMO's management team is seasoned and experienced (17.3 years average tenure).


Board Age and Tenure

22.4yrs

Average Tenure

68yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: AMO's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 22.4 years average tenure).


Insider Trading

Insider Buying: AMO insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

BuyAU$13,88711 Nov 19
Peter Wallace
EntityIndividual
Role
Chairman of the Board
Non-Executive Chairman
Shares125,000
Max PriceAU$0.11
BuyAU$13,88711 Nov 19
Peter Wallace
EntityIndividual
Role
Chairman of the Board
Non-Executive Chairman
Shares125,000
Max PriceAU$0.11
BuyAU$106,05127 Feb 19
Appwam Pty Ltd
EntityCompany
Shares757,507
Max PriceAU$0.14
BuyAU$25,80827 Feb 19
Appwam Pty Ltd
EntityCompany
Shares171,019
Max PriceAU$0.15

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Management Team

  • Peter Amos (62yo)

    Group MD & Director

    • Tenure: 24.8yrs
    • Compensation: AU$391.60k
  • Robert Glasson

    Group COO & Company Secretary

    • Tenure: 17.3yrs
    • Compensation: AU$210.39k
  • Ross Caston

    General Manager of Broadcast & Professional

    • Tenure: 0yrs
    • Compensation: AU$257.48k
  • R. Neale

    General Manager of Lifestyle Entertainment

    • Tenure: 4yrs
    • Compensation: AU$301.96k

Board Members

  • Peter Wallace (59yo)

    Non-Executive Chairman

    • Tenure: 17.1yrs
    • Compensation: AU$60.28k
  • Ed Goodwin (71yo)

    Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 22.4yrs
    • Compensation: AU$35.16k
  • Tom Amos (68yo)

    Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 22.4yrs
    • Compensation: AU$35.16k
  • David Swift (72yo)

    Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 22.4yrs
    • Compensation: AU$35.08k
  • Peter Amos (62yo)

    Group MD & Director

    • Tenure: 24.8yrs
    • Compensation: AU$391.60k

Company Information

Ambertech Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Ambertech Limited
  • Ticker: AMO
  • Exchange: ASX
  • Founded: 1987
  • Industry: Technology Distributors
  • Sector: Tech
  • Market Cap: AU$3.822m
  • Shares outstanding: 30.57m
  • Website: https://www.ambertech.com.au

Number of Employees


Location

  • Ambertech Limited
  • 2 Daydream Street
  • Unit 1
  • Warriewood
  • New South Wales
  • 2102
  • Australia

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
AMOASX (Australian Securities Exchange)YesOrdinary SharesAUAUDDec 2004

Biography

Ambertech Limited provides various technologies for the professional and consumer audio/visual markets in Australia and New Zealand. It operates through Professional, Lifestyle Entertainment, and New Zeala ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/11/14 10:33
End of Day Share Price2019/11/13 00:00
Earnings2019/06/30
Annual Earnings2019/06/30


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.