Astrotech Corporation operates as a science and technology development and commercialization company in the United States. More Details
Excellent balance sheet and overvalued.
Share Price & News
How has Astrotech's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: ASTC is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.
Volatility Over Time: ASTC's weekly volatility has decreased from 16% to 7% over the past year.
7 Day Return
US Aerospace & Defense
1 Year Return
US Aerospace & Defense
Return vs Industry: ASTC underperformed the US Aerospace & Defense industry which returned 29% over the past year.
Return vs Market: ASTC underperformed the US Market which returned 35.9% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Astrotech's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
Is Astrotech undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate ASTC's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate ASTC's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: ASTC is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Aerospace & Defense industry average.
PE vs Market: ASTC is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate ASTC's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: ASTC is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.9x) compared to the US Aerospace & Defense industry average (2.6x).
How is Astrotech forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Capital Goods 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 Astrotech 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.
How has Astrotech performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: ASTC is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: ASTC is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: ASTC is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 12.9% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare ASTC's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: ASTC is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Aerospace & Defense industry (-10.1%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: ASTC has a negative Return on Equity (-29.05%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Astrotech's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: ASTC's short term assets ($33.7M) exceed its short term liabilities ($5.4M).
Long Term Liabilities: ASTC's short term assets ($33.7M) exceed its long term liabilities ($70.0K).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: ASTC's debt to equity ratio (10.7%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if ASTC'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: ASTC has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: ASTC has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if free cash flow continues to grow at historical rates of 12.5% each year
What is Astrotech current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate ASTC's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate ASTC'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 ASTC's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if ASTC's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of ASTC's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Tom Pickens (64 yo)
Mr. Thomas Boone Pickens, III, also known as Tom, has been the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Astrotech Corporation since January 2007. Mr. Pickens serves as a Managing Partner and founder of Tact...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Tom's total compensation ($USD535.34K) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD548.02K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Tom's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
Experienced Board: ASTC's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 13.5 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 been substantially diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 530.4%.
Astrotech Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Astrotech Corporation
- Ticker: ASTC
- Exchange: NasdaqCM
- Founded: 1984
- Industry: Aerospace and Defense
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Market Cap: US$53.446m
- Shares outstanding: 49.49m
- Website: https://www.astrotechcorp.com
Number of Employees
- Astrotech Corporation
- 2028 East Ben White Boulevard
- Suite 240-9530
- United States
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Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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