ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc. provides factory automation solutions worldwide. More Details
Good value with moderate growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has ATS Automation Tooling Systems's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: ATSA.F has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: ATSA.F underperformed the US Machinery industry which returned 7.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: ATSA.F underperformed the US Market which returned 10.9% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is ATS Automation Tooling Systems's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is ATS Automation Tooling Systems 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: ATSA.F ($12.69) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($36.55)
Significantly Below Fair Value: ATSA.F is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: ATSA.F is poor value based on its PE Ratio (33.8x) compared to the US Machinery industry average (23.8x).
PE vs Market: ATSA.F is poor value based on its PE Ratio (33.8x) compared to the US market (17.4x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: ATSA.F is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.8x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: ATSA.F is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.8x) compared to the US Machinery industry average (2.1x).
How is ATS Automation Tooling Systems forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 5 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: ATSA.F's forecast earnings growth (44.7% per year) is above the savings rate (2.2%).
Earnings vs Market: ATSA.F's earnings (44.7% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (23% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: ATSA.F's revenue (4.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: ATSA.F's revenue (4.9% 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 ATSA.F's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has ATS Automation Tooling Systems performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: ATSA.F has a large one-off loss of CA$20.6M impacting its June 28 2020 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: ATSA.F's current net profit margins (3.3%) are lower than last year (5.5%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: ATSA.F's earnings have grown by 11% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: ATSA.F's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: ATSA.F had negative earnings growth (-34.5%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Machinery industry average (-12.7%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: ATSA.F's Return on Equity (5.3%) is considered low.
How is ATS Automation Tooling Systems's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: ATSA.F's short term assets (CA$1.0B) exceed its short term liabilities (CA$456.7M).
Long Term Liabilities: ATSA.F's short term assets (CA$1.0B) exceed its long term liabilities (CA$747.7M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: ATSA.F's debt to equity ratio (68.1%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: ATSA.F's debt to equity ratio has increased from 52.1% to 68.1% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: ATSA.F's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (17.9%).
Interest Coverage: ATSA.F's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (3.7x coverage).
What is ATS Automation Tooling Systems's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate ATSA.F's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate ATSA.F's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if ATSA.F's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if ATSA.F's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of ATSA.F's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Andrew Hider (43 yo)
Mr. Andrew P. Hider has been the Chief Executive Officer of ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc. since March 6, 2017. Mr. Hider has been Vice President and General Manager of Anderson Instrument Co., Inc. s ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Andrew's total compensation ($USD3.01M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD3.07M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Andrew's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|CEO & Director||3.5yrs||CA$4.03m||0.11% |
|Chief Human Resources Officer||1.92yrs||CA$811.90k||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Global After Sales Service||no data||CA$768.90k||no data|
|President of Process Automation Solutions||no data||CA$791.40k||no data|
|Interim CFO||0.25yr||no data||0.0029% |
|Chief Information Officer||no data||no data||no data|
|Director of Investor Relations & Corporate Communications||no data||no data||no data|
|Corporate VP||no data||CA$899.70k||0.013% |
|Chief Financial Officer of Solar Group||14.67yrs||no data||no data|
|President of Life Sciences||no data||CA$753.10k||no data|
|President of Mobility||no data||no data||no data|
|Managing Director of IWK||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: ATSA.F's management team is considered experienced (2.7 years average tenure).
|CEO & Director||3.5yrs||CA$4.03m||0.11% |
|Independent Chairman of the Board||no data||CA$309.10k||0.011% |
|Independent Director||2.08yrs||CA$215.02k||0.0054% |
|Independent Director||13yrs||no data||0.39% |
|Independent Director||2.08yrs||CA$220.84k||no data|
|Independent Director||2.92yrs||CA$215.02k||no data|
|Independent Director||0.083yr||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: ATSA.F's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.5 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
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.
ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc.
- Ticker: ATSA.F
- Exchange: OTCPK
- Founded: 1978
- Industry: Industrial Machinery
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Market Cap: CA$1.583b
- Listing Market Cap: CA$1.190b
- Shares outstanding: 92.41m
- Website: https://www.atsautomation.com
Number of Employees
- ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc.
- 730 Fountain Street North
- Building #2
- N3H 4R7
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|ATA||TSX (The Toronto Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||CA||CAD||Dec 1993|
|ATO||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Shares||DE||EUR||Dec 1993|
|ATSA.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Common Shares||US||USD||Dec 1993|
ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc. provides factory automation solutions worldwide. The company is also involved in the planning, designing, building, commissioning, and servicing automated manufacturing ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/09/26 06:18|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/09/25 00:00|
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