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Ambow Education Holding NYSEAM:AMBO Stock Report

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05 Oct, 2022


Company Financials
AMBO fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health4/6

AMBO Stock Overview

Ambow Education Holding Ltd. provides a range of educational and career enhancement services and products to students, recent graduates, and corporate employees and management professionals in the People’s Republic of China.

Ambow Education Holding Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Ambow Education Holding
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$0.30
52 Week HighUS$1.57
52 Week LowUS$0.23
1 Month Change-25.00%
3 Month Change-12.49%
1 Year Change-78.42%
3 Year Change-81.48%
5 Year Change-88.00%
Change since IPO-99.88%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

AMBOUS Consumer ServicesUS Market

Return vs Industry: AMBO underperformed the US Consumer Services industry which returned -26.2% over the past year.

Return vs Market: AMBO underperformed the US Market which returned -18.2% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is AMBO's price volatile compared to industry and market?
AMBO volatility
AMBO Average Weekly Movement13.8%
Consumer Services Industry Average Movement8.7%
Market Average Movement7.0%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market15.5%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market2.9%

Stable Share Price: AMBO is more volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 14% a week.

Volatility Over Time: AMBO's weekly volatility (14%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of US stocks.

About the Company

20001,539Jin Huang

Ambow Education Holding Ltd. provides a range of educational and career enhancement services and products to students, recent graduates, and corporate employees and management professionals in the People’s Republic of China. The company operates through two segments, K-12 Schools and CP&CE Programs. The K-12 Schools segment provides educational services covering K-12 programs and tutoring services; and international education programs.

Ambow Education Holding Fundamentals Summary

How do Ambow Education Holding's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
AMBO fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$7.82m
Earnings (TTM)-US$13.23m
Revenue (TTM)US$56.10m


P/S Ratio


P/E Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
AMBO income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueCN¥286.13m
Gross ProfitCN¥112.93m
Other ExpensesCN¥207.06m

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2022

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)-3.61
Gross Margin28.30%
Net Profit Margin-23.59%
Debt/Equity Ratio54.1%

How did AMBO perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


Is AMBO undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


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

  • Analyst Forecast

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for AMBO?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

AMBO key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue0.5x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA-1.9x
PEG Ration/a

Price to Sales Ratio vs Peers

How does AMBO's PS Ratio compare to its peers?

AMBO PS Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PS ratio for AMBO vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPSEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average15.1x
TLGN Ever Harvest International Group
AMCT American Education Center
EEIQ EpicQuest Education Group International
AMBO Ambow Education Holding

Price-To-Sales vs Peers: AMBO is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (0.1x) compared to the peer average (15.1x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does AMBO's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the US Consumer Services Industry?

Price-To-Sales vs Industry: AMBO is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (0.1x) compared to the US Consumer Services industry average (1.4x)

Price to Sales Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is AMBO'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.

AMBO PS Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PS Ratio0.1x
Fair PS Ration/a

Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate AMBO's Price-To-Sales Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.

Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of AMBO when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate AMBO's fair value for valuation analysis.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate AMBO'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: Insufficient data to show price forecast.

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Future Growth

How is Ambow Education Holding forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 0/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


Forecasted Consumer Services 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 Ambow Education Holding 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.

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Past Performance

How has Ambow Education Holding performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 0/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: AMBO is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: AMBO is currently unprofitable.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: AMBO is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 37.9% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare AMBO's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: AMBO is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Consumer Services industry (9.7%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: AMBO has a negative Return on Equity (-151.57%), as it is currently unprofitable.

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Financial Health

How is Ambow Education Holding's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 4/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Stable Cash Runway

  • Forecast Cash Runway

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: AMBO's short term assets (CN¥419.7M) do not cover its short term liabilities (CN¥613.5M).

Long Term Liabilities: AMBO's short term assets (CN¥419.7M) exceed its long term liabilities (CN¥237.2M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: AMBO has more cash than its total debt.

Reducing Debt: AMBO's debt to equity ratio has increased from 39.2% to 54.1% over the past 5 years.

Balance Sheet

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: AMBO has sufficient cash runway for more than a year based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: AMBO has sufficient cash runway for 2.2 years if free cash flow continues to grow at historical rates of 22.8% each year.

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What is Ambow Education Holding current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 0/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Cash Flow Coverage

Dividend Yield vs Market

Ambow Education Holding Dividend Yield vs Market
How does Ambow Education Holding dividend yield compare to the market?
SegmentDividend Yield
Company (Ambow Education Holding)n/a
Market Bottom 25% (US)1.6%
Market Top 25% (US)4.5%
Industry Average (Consumer Services)2.0%
Analyst forecast in 3 Years (Ambow Education Holding)n/a

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate AMBO's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate AMBO'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 AMBO's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if AMBO'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 AMBO 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


Jin Huang (56 yo)



Dr. Jin Huang founded Ambow Education Co., Ltd. in 2000. Dr. Huang has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Ambow Education Co. Ltd.since August 2000. Dr. Huang serves as the Chairman of Ambo...

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: AMBO's management team is seasoned and experienced (7.3 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: AMBO's board of directors are considered experienced (9.5 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.

Ownership Breakdown

What is the ownership structure of AMBO?
Owner TypeNumber of SharesOwnership Percentage
Individual Insiders1,049,3604.0%
Private Companies11,330,11343.5%
General Public13,186,07350.6%

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 11.7%.

Top Shareholders

Top 13 shareholders own 49.39% of the company
OwnershipNameSharesCurrent ValueChange %Portfolio %
Ceihl Partners (Ii) Limited
5,572,318CN¥1.7m0%no data
New Flourish Holdings Limited
2,695,871CN¥808.8k0%no data
Ceihl Partners (I) Limited
1,710,187CN¥513.1k0%no data
New Summit Global Limited
1,351,737CN¥405.5k0%no data
John Porter
499,602CN¥149.9k0%no data
Ping Wu
307,709CN¥92.3k0%no data
Jin Huang
242,049CN¥72.6k0%no data
Summitview Capital
240,096CN¥72.0k0%no data
Renaissance Technologies LLC
187,644CN¥56.3k14.33%no data
Virtu Financial LLC, Asset Management Arm
34,274CN¥10.3k193.52%no data
Susquehanna International Group, LLP, Asset Management Arm
14,941CN¥4.5k0%no data
UBS Asset Management
10,544CN¥3.2k238.17%no data
Tower Research Capital LLC
300CN¥90.00%no data

Company Information

Ambow Education Holding Ltd.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Ambow Education Holding Ltd.
  • Ticker: AMBO
  • Exchange: NYSEAM
  • Founded: 2000
  • Industry: Education Services
  • Sector: Consumer Services
  • Implied Market Cap: US$7.816m
  • Shares outstanding: 26.05m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Ambow Education Holding Ltd.
  • Tower 1, Chang'an Center
  • 12th Floor
  • Beijing
  • 100043
  • China


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Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/10/05 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/10/05 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/12/31

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.