AGS Stock Overview
PlayAGS, Inc. designs and supplies gaming products and services for the gaming industry in the United States and internationally.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$5.30|
|52 Week High||US$10.45|
|52 Week Low||US$4.21|
|1 Month Change||-27.99%|
|3 Month Change||0%|
|1 Year Change||-35.13%|
|3 Year Change||-49.33%|
|5 Year Change||n/a|
|Change since IPO||-71.35%|
Recent News & Updates
PlayAGS (NYSE:AGS) Takes On Some Risk With Its Use Of Debt
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PlayAGS skyrockets 30% on report of bid from Inspired Entertainment
PlayAGS(NYSE:AGS) jumped 30% on a report that Inspired Entertainment (NASDAQ:INSE) made an offer to purchase the slot machine maker. Inspired made a $370 million, or $10/share, bid for PlayAGS (AGS), according to a Reuters report, which cited people familiar. There's no certainty any deal will be reached. Developing story ...
|AGS||US Hospitality||US Market|
Return vs Industry: AGS underperformed the US Hospitality industry which returned -30.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: AGS underperformed the US Market which returned -21.5% over the past year.
|AGS Average Weekly Movement||13.0%|
|Hospitality Industry Average Movement||7.3%|
|Market Average Movement||6.9%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||15.6%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||2.8%|
Stable Share Price: AGS is more volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 13% a week.
Volatility Over Time: AGS's weekly volatility (13%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of US stocks.
About the Company
PlayAGS, Inc. designs and supplies gaming products and services for the gaming industry in the United States and internationally. It operates through three segments: Electronic Gaming Machines (EGM), Table Products, and Interactive Games (Interactive). The EGM segment offers various video slot titles for the marketplace; and EGM cabinets, including the Orion Starwall, Orion Curve Premium, Big Red, Orion Portrait, Orion Slant, Orion Curve, Orion Upright, and ICON.
PlayAGS Fundamentals Summary
|AGS fundamental statistics|
Is AGS overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|AGS income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$76.40m|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||-0.59|
|Net Profit Margin||-7.66%|
How did AGS perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is AGS undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 5/6
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 AGS?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is AGS's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Sales Ratio vs Peers
How does AGS's PS Ratio compare to its peers?
|AGS PS Ratio vs Peers|
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Price-To-Sales vs Peers: AGS is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (0.7x) compared to the peer average (2.5x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does AGS's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the US Hospitality Industry?
Price-To-Sales vs Industry: AGS is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (0.7x) compared to the US Hospitality industry average (1.5x)
Price to Sales Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is AGS'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||0.7x|
|Fair PS Ratio||1.2x|
Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio: AGS is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (0.7x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Sales Ratio (1.2x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of AGS when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: AGS ($5.3) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($15.73)
Significantly Below Fair Value: AGS is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
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 PlayAGS forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 8 analysts?
Future Growth Score4/6
Future Growth Score 4/6
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: AGS is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (1.9%).
Earnings vs Market: AGS is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: AGS is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: AGS's revenue (4.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: AGS'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: AGS's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (29.3%)
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How has PlayAGS 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: AGS is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: AGS is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: AGS is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 2% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare AGS's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: AGS is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Hospitality industry (36.2%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: AGS has a negative Return on Equity (-60.07%), as it is currently unprofitable.
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How is PlayAGS's financial position?
Financial Health Score4/6
Financial Health Score 4/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Stable Cash Runway
Forecast Cash Runway
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: AGS's short term assets ($144.8M) exceed its short term liabilities ($64.2M).
Long Term Liabilities: AGS's short term assets ($144.8M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($585.1M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: AGS's net debt to equity ratio (1394.7%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: AGS had negative shareholder equity 5 years ago, but is now positive and has therefore improved.
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: Whilst unprofitable AGS has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.
Forecast Cash Runway: AGS is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, due to free cash flow being positive and growing by 40.6% per year.
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What is PlayAGS current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 0/6
Cash Flow Coverage
Dividend Yield vs Market
|PlayAGS Dividend Yield vs Market|
|Market Bottom 25% (US)||1.7%|
|Market Top 25% (US)||4.7%|
|Industry Average (Hospitality)||2.0%|
|Analyst forecast in 3 Years (PlayAGS)||0%|
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate AGS's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate AGS'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 AGS's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if AGS'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 AGS 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
David Lopez (48 yo)
Mr. David B. Lopez has been Director at AGS, LLC since May 2017. He has been the Chief Executive Officer and President at PlayAGS, Inc. since February 03, 2014 and has been its Director since May 2017. Mr....
CEO Compensation Analysis
|David Lopez's Compensation vs PlayAGS Earnings|
|Date||Total Comp.||Salary||Company Earnings|
|Jun 30 2022||n/a||n/a|
|Mar 31 2022||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 31 2021||US$10m||US$700k|
|Sep 30 2021||n/a||n/a|
|Jun 30 2021||n/a||n/a|
|Mar 31 2021||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 31 2020||US$2m||US$579k|
|Sep 30 2020||n/a||n/a|
|Jun 30 2020||n/a||n/a|
|Mar 31 2020||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 31 2019||US$3m||US$700k|
|Sep 30 2019||n/a||n/a|
|Jun 30 2019||n/a||n/a|
|Mar 31 2019||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 31 2018||US$3m||US$600k|
|Sep 30 2018||n/a||n/a|
|Jun 30 2018||n/a||n/a|
|Mar 31 2018||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 31 2017||US$1m||US$500k|
|Sep 30 2017||n/a||n/a|
|Jun 30 2017||n/a||n/a|
|Mar 31 2017||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 31 2016||US$1m||US$500k|
|Sep 30 2016||n/a||n/a|
|Jun 30 2016||n/a||n/a|
|Mar 31 2016||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 31 2015||US$928k||US$500k|
Compensation vs Market: David's total compensation ($USD9.66M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD1.72M).
Compensation vs Earnings: David's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
Experienced Management: AGS's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.3 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: AGS'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.
|Owner Type||Number of Shares||Ownership Percentage|
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
|Ownership||Name||Shares||Current Value||Change %||Portfolio %|
PlayAGS, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: PlayAGS, Inc.
- Ticker: AGS
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 2005
- Industry: Casinos and Gaming
- Sector: Consumer Services
- Implied Market Cap: US$197.005m
- Shares outstanding: 37.17m
- Website: https://www.playags.com
Number of Employees
- PlayAGS, Inc.
- 6775 S. Edmond St.
- Suite 300
- Las Vegas
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|AGS||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Jan 2018|
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/09/30 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/09/30 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.