AMSC Stock Overview
American Superconductor Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides megawatt-scale power resiliency solutions worldwide.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$5.20|
|52 Week High||US$19.36|
|52 Week Low||US$4.23|
|1 Month Change||2.16%|
|3 Month Change||6.78%|
|1 Year Change||-59.02%|
|3 Year Change||-35.80%|
|5 Year Change||60.99%|
|Change since IPO||-95.48%|
Recent News & Updates
American Superconductor gets $40M orders for new energy power systems
American Superconductor (NASDAQ:AMSC) on Tuesday announced $40M orders for new energy power systems. These include orders for reactive compensation, enclosed capacitor banks, harmonic filters, voltage controllers, rectifiers and transformers. Over half the revenue from these orders is expected to be recognized in FY22. "Tailwinds in key markets are driving an acceleration in bookings of our new energy power systems solutions," said AMSC CEO Daniel McGahn. McGahn said increased capital spending in the semiconductor industry and many nations' shift to decarbonization - which will translate into wider adoption of renewable power systems - will support demand of AMSC's products in the medium to long term.
|AMSC||US Electrical||US Market|
Return vs Industry: AMSC underperformed the US Electrical industry which returned -16.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: AMSC underperformed the US Market which returned -12.9% over the past year.
|AMSC Average Weekly Movement||13.3%|
|Electrical Industry Average Movement||11.8%|
|Market Average Movement||7.9%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||17.1%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||3.2%|
Stable Share Price: AMSC is more volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 13% a week.
Volatility Over Time: AMSC's weekly volatility (13%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of US stocks.
About the Company
American Superconductor Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides megawatt-scale power resiliency solutions worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Grid and Wind. The Grid segment offers products and services that enable electric utilities, industrial facilities, and renewable energy project developers to connect, transmit, and distribute power under the Gridtec Solutions brand; and engineering planning services.
American Superconductor Fundamentals Summary
|AMSC fundamental statistics|
Is AMSC overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|AMSC income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$92.75m|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||-0.79|
|Net Profit Margin||-21.29%|
How did AMSC perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is AMSC undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 2/6
Price-To-Sales vs Peers
Price-To-Sales vs Industry
Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for AMSC?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is AMSC's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Sales Ratio vs Peers
How does AMSC's PS Ratio compare to its peers?
|AMSC PS Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PS||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
BEEM Beam Global
LYTS LSI Industries
ADN Advent Technologies Holdings
RMO Romeo Power
AMSC American Superconductor
Price-To-Sales vs Peers: AMSC is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (1.4x) compared to the peer average (10.5x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does AMSC's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the US Electrical Industry?
Price-To-Sales vs Industry: AMSC is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (1.4x) compared to the US Electrical industry average (1.9x)
Price to Sales Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is AMSC's PS Ratio compared to its Fair PS Ratio? This is the expected PS Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PS Ratio||1.4x|
|Fair PS Ratio||0.7x|
Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio: AMSC is expensive based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (1.4x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Sales Ratio (0.7x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of AMSC when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate AMSC's fair value for valuation analysis.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate AMSC's fair value for valuation analysis.
Analyst Price Targets
What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?
Analyst Forecast: Target price is more than 20% higher than the current share price, but analysts are not within a statistically confident range of agreement.
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How is American Superconductor forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?
Future Growth Score1/6
Future Growth Score 1/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: AMSC is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Earnings vs Market: AMSC is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
High Growth Earnings: AMSC is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: AMSC's revenue (16% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (7.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: AMSC's revenue (16% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if AMSC's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
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How has American Superconductor performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score0/6
Past Performance Score 0/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: AMSC is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: AMSC is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: AMSC is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 5.8% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare AMSC's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: AMSC is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Electrical industry (31.9%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: AMSC has a negative Return on Equity (-22.08%), as it is currently unprofitable.
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How is American Superconductor's financial position?
Financial Health Score5/6
Financial Health Score 5/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Stable Cash Runway
Forecast Cash Runway
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: AMSC's short term assets ($98.2M) exceed its short term liabilities ($64.7M).
Long Term Liabilities: AMSC's short term assets ($98.2M) exceed its long term liabilities ($9.9M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: AMSC has more cash than its total debt.
Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if AMSC's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.
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: AMSC has sufficient cash runway for more than a year based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: AMSC has sufficient cash runway for 1.6 years if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of 7.8% each year.
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What is American Superconductor current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 0/6
Cash Flow Coverage
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate AMSC's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate AMSC'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 AMSC's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if AMSC's dividend payments have been increasing.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as AMSC has not reported any payouts.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Dan McGahn (51 yo)
Mr. Daniel Patrick McGahn, also known as Dan, has been Chief Executive Officer of American Superconductor Corporation since June 1, 2011. He has been President at American Superconductor Corporation since...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Dan's total compensation ($USD1.93M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD767.73K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Dan's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: AMSC's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.3 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: AMSC's board of directors are considered experienced (4.6 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.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
American Superconductor Corporation's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: American Superconductor Corporation
- Ticker: AMSC
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1987
- Industry: Electrical Components and Equipment
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Implied Market Cap: US$148.544m
- Shares outstanding: 28.57m
- Website: https://www.amsc.com
Number of Employees
- American Superconductor Corporation
- 114 East Main Street
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/08/07 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/08/05 00:00|
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.