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Executive Summary

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


Snowflake Analysis

Imperfect balance sheet with weak fundamentals.


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Share Price & News

How has Ambow Education Holding's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: AMBO's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-8.0%

AMBO

-8.4%

US Consumer Services

-0.4%

US Market


1 Year Return

96.3%

AMBO

36.5%

US Consumer Services

18.3%

US Market

Return vs Industry: AMBO exceeded the US Consumer Services industry which returned 35.6% over the past year.

Return vs Market: AMBO exceeded the US Market which returned 18.3% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

AMBOIndustryMarket
7 Day-8.0%-8.4%-0.4%
30 Day76.8%0.1%6.6%
90 Day31.1%-0.02%8.6%
1 Year96.3%96.3%36.8%36.5%21.0%18.3%
3 Year28.0%28.0%64.1%58.3%42.1%32.7%
5 Year144.3%144.3%253.3%227.7%85.6%64.7%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

Is Ambow Education Holding undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

2.54x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate AMBO's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate AMBO's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: AMBO is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Consumer Services industry average.

PE vs Market: AMBO 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 AMBO's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: AMBO's PB Ratio (2.5x) is in line with the US Consumer Services industry average.


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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?

55.4%

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.

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 Ambow Education Holding performed over the past 5 years?

61.7%

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, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 61.7% 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 (3%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: AMBO has a negative Return on Equity (-41.18%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is Ambow Education Holding's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: AMBO's short term assets (CN¥387.8M) do not cover its short term liabilities (CN¥581.9M).

Long Term Liabilities: AMBO's short term assets (CN¥387.8M) exceed its long term liabilities (CN¥294.9M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: AMBO's debt to equity ratio (5.7%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: AMBO's debt to equity ratio has increased from 4.4% to 5.7% 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: Insufficient data to determine if AMBO has enough cash runway based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if AMBO has enough cash runway if its free cash flow continues to grow or shrink based on historical rates.


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Dividend

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


Dividend Yield vs Market

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.


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 AMBO's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.


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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

11.1yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Jin Huang (54 yo)

20.17yrs

Tenure

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

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Jin Huang
Chairman20.17yrsno data1.04%
CN¥ 774.6k
Kia Jing Tan
Chief Financial Officer5.42yrsno datano data
Chiao-Ling Hsu
Chief Operating Officer5.33yrsno datano data
Mandy Li
Investor Relations Managerno datano datano data
Xuejun Xie
Vice President of Public Relationship & Legal Affairsno datano datano data
Jianguo Xue
Vice President of Sales16.83yrsno datano data

11.1yrs

Average Tenure

54yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: AMBO's management team is seasoned and experienced (11.1 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Jin Huang
Chairman20.17yrsno data1.04%
CN¥ 774.6k
Ping Wu
Independent Non-Executive Director7.33yrsno datano data
Yigong Chen
Independent Non-Executive Director7.58yrsno datano data
Yanhui Ma
Independent Non-Executive Director6.42yrsno datano data
John Porter
Non-Executive Director6.42yrsno data2.14%
CN¥ 1.6m

6.9yrs

Average Tenure

56yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: AMBO's board of directors are considered experienced (6.9 years average tenure).


Ownership

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

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 7.1%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

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


Key Information

  • Name: Ambow Education Holding Ltd.
  • Ticker: AMBO
  • Exchange: AMEX
  • Founded: 2000
  • Industry: Education Services
  • Sector: Consumer Services
  • Market Cap: US$74.591m
  • Shares outstanding: 23.31m
  • Website: https://www.ambow.com

Number of Employees


Location

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

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
AMBOAMEX (NYSE MKT LLC)YesSPONSORED ADSUSUSDAug 2010

Biography

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


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/10/25 00:13
End of Day Share Price2020/10/23 00:00
Earnings2020/06/30
Annual Earnings2019/12/31


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.