NasdaqCM:ASTC

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Astrotech Corporation operates as a science and technology development and commercialization company in the United States.

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Fundamentals

Adequate balance sheet with weak fundamentals.

Risks

  • Astrotech has significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
  • Astrotech is not covered by any analysts.

Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-1.9%

ASTC

-0.2%

US Aerospace & Defense

-0.6%

US Market


1 Year Return

-62.1%

ASTC

4.6%

US Aerospace & Defense

0.7%

US Market

ASTC underperformed the Aerospace & Defense industry which returned 4.4% over the past year.

ASTC underperformed the Market in United States of America which returned 0.7% over the past year.


Share holder returns

ASTCIndustryMarket
7 Day-1.9%-0.2%-0.6%
30 Day-10.9%4.6%4.9%
90 Day-27.4%6.2%1.7%
1 Year-62.1%-62.1%6.6%4.6%3.0%0.7%
3 Year-76.7%-76.7%60.3%51.6%44.8%35.4%
5 Year-85.5%-85.5%98.5%79.7%62.0%44.3%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

Is Astrotech undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

5.19x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Intrinsic Value Based on Future Cash Flows

Unable to calculate intrinsic value for Astrotech to establish if it is available at moderate discount.

Unable to calculate intrinsic value for Astrotech to establish if it is available at substantial discount.


Price Based on Earnings

Astrotech is loss making, we can't compare its value to the US Aerospace & Defense industry average.

Astrotech is loss making, we can't compare the value of its earnings to the United States of America market.


Price Based on Expected Growth

Unable to calculate PEG ratio for Astrotech, we can't assess if its growth is good value.


Price Based on Value of Assets

Astrotech is overvalued based on assets compared to the US Aerospace & Defense industry average.


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Future Growth

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

11.1%

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.


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Past Performance

How has Astrotech performed over the past 5 years?

-12.5%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Astrotech does not make a profit and their year on year earnings growth rate was negative over the past 5 years.

Unable to compare Astrotech's 1-year earnings growth to the 5-year average as it is not currently profitable.

Unable to compare Astrotech's 1-year growth to the US Aerospace & Defense industry average as it is not currently profitable.


Return on Equity

It is difficult to establish if Astrotech has efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity greater than 20%) as it is loss-making.


Return on Assets

It is difficult to establish if Astrotech has efficiently used its assets last year compared to the US Aerospace & Defense industry average (Return on Assets) as it is loss-making.


Return on Capital Employed

It is difficult to establish if Astrotech improved its use of capital last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed) as it is currently loss-making.


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Financial Health

How is Astrotech's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Astrotech is able to meet its short term (1 year) commitments with its holdings of cash and other short term assets.

Astrotech's cash and other short term assets cover its long term commitments.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Astrotech has no debt.

Astrotech has no debt compared to 5 years ago when it was 18.2%.


Balance Sheet

Low level of unsold assets.

Astrotech has no debt, it does not need to be covered by short term assets.


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.

Astrotech has less than a year of cash runway based on current free cash flow.

Astrotech has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of -15.6% each year.


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Dividend

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


Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

Unable to evaluate Astrotech's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to evaluate Astrotech's dividend against the top 25% market benchmark as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to perform a dividend volatility check as Astrotech has not reported any payouts.

Unable to verify if Astrotech's dividend has been increasing as the company has not reported any payouts.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as Astrotech has not reported any payouts.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Insufficient estimate data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be sustainable.


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Management

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

5.8yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Tom Pickens (62yo)

12.7yrs

Tenure

US$496,504

Compensation

Mr. Thomas Boone Pickens, III, also known as Tom, has been the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Astrotech Corporation since February 2008 and January 1, 2007 respectively. Mr. Pickens serves as a Ma ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Tom 's remuneration is about average for companies of similar size in United States of America.

Tom 's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year, both up more than 20%.


Management Age and Tenure

5.8yrs

Average Tenure

49yo

Average Age

The average tenure for the Astrotech management team is over 5 years, this suggests they are a seasoned and experienced team.


Board Age and Tenure

11.7yrs

Average Tenure

58yo

Average Age

The average tenure for the Astrotech board of directors is over 10 years, this suggests they are a seasoned and experienced board.


Insider Trading

No 3 month open market individual insider trading information.


Recent Insider Transactions

BuyUS$16,91311 Dec 18
Thomas Wilkinson
EntityIndividual
Role
Member of the Board of Directors
Director
Shares5,952
Max PriceUS$2.85

Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Tom Pickens (62yo)

    Chairman & CEO

    • Tenure: 12.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$496.50k
  • Eric Stober (42yo)

    CFO, Treasurer & Secretary

    • Tenure: 5.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$301.32k
  • Raj Mellacheruvu (49yo)

    COO & VP

    • Tenure: 4.6yrs
    • Compensation: US$276.33k
  • Bradley Sullivan

    Corporate Controller

    • Tenure: 5.7yrs
  • Nicole Conser

    Marketing Director

    • Tenure: 0yrs

Board Members

  • Ron Cantwell (76yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 4.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$123.83k
  • Mark Adams (58yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 12.4yrs
    • Compensation: US$57.13k
  • Tom Pickens (62yo)

    Chairman & CEO

    • Tenure: 12.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$496.50k
  • Xingwu Wang

    Member of Science Advisory Council

    • Tenure: 11.7yrs
  • Wagner Vendrame

    Member of Science Advisory Council

    • Tenure: 11.7yrs
  • Louis Stodieck

    Member of Science Advisory Council

    • Tenure: 11.7yrs
  • Neal Pellis

    Member of Science Advisory Council

    • Tenure: 11.7yrs
  • Timothy Hammond

    Member of Science Advisory Council

    • Tenure: 11.7yrs
  • Daniel Russler (55yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 8.6yrs
    • Compensation: US$67.88k
  • Tom Wilkinson (49yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 0.9yrs

Company Information

Astrotech Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Astrotech Corporation
  • Ticker: ASTC
  • Exchange: NasdaqCM
  • Founded: 1984
  • Industry: Aerospace and Defense
  • Sector: Capital Goods
  • Market Cap: US$12.246m
  • Shares outstanding: 5.78m
  • Website: https://www.astrotechcorp.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Astrotech Corporation
  • 201 West 5th Street
  • Suite 1275
  • Austin
  • Texas
  • 78701
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
SP5BDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon StockDEEURDec 1995
ASTCNasdaqCM (Nasdaq Capital Market)YesCommon StockUSUSDDec 1995

Biography

Astrotech Corporation operates as a science and technology development and commercialization company in the United States. It operates through two segments, Astro Scientific and Astral Images Corporation.  ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/09/22 23:55
End of Day Share Price2019/09/20 00:00
Earnings2019/03/31
Annual Earnings2018/06/30


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.