AMEX:AMBO

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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.

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Fundamentals

Adequate balance sheet with moderate growth potential.


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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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-5.9%

AMBO

0.8%

US Consumer Services

1.8%

US Market


1 Year Return

-68.9%

AMBO

24.4%

US Consumer Services

7.3%

US Market

Return vs Industry: AMBO underperformed the US Consumer Services industry which returned 24.4% over the past year.

Return vs Market: AMBO underperformed the US Market which returned 7.3% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

AMBOIndustryMarket
7 Day-5.9%0.8%1.8%
30 Day-23.9%-1.0%-0.7%
90 Day-43.7%-0.6%0.06%
1 Year-68.9%-68.9%25.0%24.4%9.7%7.3%
3 Year-64.4%-64.4%113.2%101.3%46.3%36.9%
5 Year-23.8%-23.8%142.6%117.5%64.5%46.5%

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?

65.23x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

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

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: AMBO is poor value based on its PE Ratio (65.2x) compared to the Consumer Services industry average (26x).

PE vs Market: AMBO is poor value based on its PE Ratio (65.2x) compared to the US market (17.7x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

Low 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 is good value based on its PB Ratio (1x) compared to the US Consumer Services industry average (2.2x).


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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?

30.2%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: AMBO's forecast earnings growth (30.2% per year) is above the savings rate (2.7%).

Earnings vs Market: AMBO's earnings (30.2% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (14.6% per year).

High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if AMBO's revenue is forecast to grow faster than the US market.

High Growth Revenue: Insufficient data to determine if AMBO's revenue is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

High Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if AMBO's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


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Past Performance

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

91.3%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: AMBO has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 91.3% per year.

Accelerating Growth: AMBO's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: AMBO had negative earnings growth (-94.2%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Consumer Services industry average (5.5%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: AMBO's Return on Equity (1.4%) is considered low.


Return on Assets

ROA vs Industry: AMBO's Return on Assets is below or equal to the Consumer Services industry average last year.


Return on Capital Employed

ROCE Improving: AMBO is currently unprofitable, so its Return on Capital Employed is negative.


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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¥477.6M) do not cover its short term liabilities (CN¥610.4M)

Long Term Liabilities: AMBO's short term assets (477.6M) exceeds its long term liabilities (115.8M)


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: AMBO's debt to equity ratio (1.3%) is considered satisfactory

Reducing Debt: AMBO's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 77.9% to 1.3% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: AMBO's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (766%).

Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if AMBO's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: AMBO has a high level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: AMBO's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 143.776640x debt).


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Dividend

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


Dividend Yield vs Market

companyn/amarketbottom25%1.5%markettop25%3.7%industryaverage2.0%forecastin3Yearsn/a

Current dividend yield vs market & industry


Stability and Growth of Payments

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

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

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

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

10.1yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Jin Huang (53yo)

19.2yrs

Tenure

0

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 ...


Management Age and Tenure

10.1yrs

Average Tenure

53yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: AMBO's management team is seasoned and experienced (10.1 years average tenure).


Board Age and Tenure

5.9yrs

Average Tenure

55yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: AMBO's board of directors are considered experienced (5.9 years average tenure).


Insider Trading

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Jin Huang (53yo)

    Chairman

    • Tenure: 19.2yrs
  • Jianguo Xue (53yo)

    Vice President of Sales

    • Tenure: 15.8yrs
  • Xuejun Xie (53yo)

    Vice President of Public Relationship & Legal Affairs

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Mandy Li

    Investor Relations Manager

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Kia Jing Tan (46yo)

    Chief Financial Officer

    • Tenure: 4.4yrs
  • Chiao-Ling Hsu (49yo)

    Chief Operating Officer

    • Tenure: 4.3yrs

Board Members

  • Ping Wu (55yo)

    Independent Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 6.3yrs
  • Justin Chen (49yo)

    Independent Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 6.6yrs
  • Jin Huang (53yo)

    Chairman

    • Tenure: 19.2yrs
  • Yanhui Ma (59yo)

    Independent Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 5.4yrs
  • John Porter (66yo)

    Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 5.4yrs

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$34.810m
  • Shares outstanding: 21.76m
  • Website: https://www.ambow.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Ambow Education Holding Ltd.
  • Tower 1, Chang'an Center
  • 12th Floor
  • Beijing
  • 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 Analysis2019/10/18 00:17
End of Day Share Price2019/10/16 00:00
Earnings2019/06/30
Annual Earnings2018/12/31


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.