ams AG designs, manufactures, and sells analog and analog intensive mixed signal integrated circuits in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Americas, and the Asia/Pacific. More Details
Fair value with moderate growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has ams's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: AMS is more volatile than 75% of Swiss stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.
Volatility Over Time: AMS's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of Swiss stocks.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: AMS underperformed the Swiss Semiconductor industry which returned 79.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: AMS underperformed the Swiss Market which returned 22.7% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is ams's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is ams undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: AMS (CHF18.77) is trading below our estimate of fair value (CHF39.29)
Significantly Below Fair Value: AMS is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: AMS is poor value based on its PE Ratio (1126x) compared to the European Semiconductor industry average (43.9x).
PE vs Market: AMS is poor value based on its PE Ratio (1126x) compared to the Swiss market (25.1x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: AMS is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (13.9x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: AMS is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.4x) compared to the XE Semiconductor industry average (4x).
How is ams forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 13 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: AMS's forecast earnings growth (81% per year) is above the savings rate (-0.3%).
Earnings vs Market: AMS's earnings (81% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Swiss market (11.5% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: AMS's revenue (4.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Swiss market (4.7% per year).
High Growth Revenue: AMS's revenue (4.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: AMS's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (14.9%).
How has ams performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: AMS has a large one-off loss of €51.0M impacting its March 31 2021 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: AMS's current net profit margins (0.09%) are lower than last year (14.8%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: AMS's earnings have grown by 6.1% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: AMS's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: AMS had negative earnings growth (-98.6%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Semiconductor industry average (13.9%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: AMS's Return on Equity (-2.4%) is considered low.
How is ams's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: AMS's short term assets (€3.4B) exceed its short term liabilities (€3.0B).
Long Term Liabilities: AMS's short term assets (€3.4B) do not cover its long term liabilities (€3.9B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: AMS's debt to equity ratio (94%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: AMS's debt to equity ratio has increased from 46.8% to 94% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: AMS's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (23.3%).
Interest Coverage: AMS's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (1x coverage).
What is ams's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Forecast Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate AMS's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate AMS's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if AMS's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if AMS's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: AMS is not paying a notable dividend for the Swiss market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of AMS's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Swiss market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Alexander Everke (57 yo)
Mr. Alexander Everke has been the Chief Executive Officer of ams AG since March 1, 2016. Mr. Everke has been a Member of Management Board at ams AG since October 1, 2015. Mr. Everke served as Executive Vic...
Experienced Management: AMS's management team is considered experienced (4.8 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: AMS's board of directors are considered experienced (4.7 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
ams AG's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: ams AG
- Ticker: AMS
- Exchange: SWX
- Founded: 1981
- Industry: Semiconductors
- Sector: Semiconductors
- Market Cap: CHF4.893b
- Shares outstanding: 260.67m
- Website: https://www.ams.com
Number of Employees
- ams AG
- Tobelbader Strasse 30
ams AG designs, manufactures, and sells analog and analog intensive mixed signal integrated circuits in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Americas, and the Asia/Pacific. The company operates through Con...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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