NasdaqGM:AMTX

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Aemetis, Inc. operates as a renewable fuels and bio-chemicals company in North America and India.

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Fundamentals

Concerning outlook with weak fundamentals.

Risks

  • Aemetis has significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
  • Aemetis is covered by less than 3 analysts.

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Share Price & News

How has Aemetis's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

22.0%

NasdaqGM:AMTX

-2.9%

US Oil and Gas

-1.2%

US Market


1 Year Return

-33.3%

NasdaqGM:AMTX

-16.9%

US Oil and Gas

3.4%

US Market

AMTX underperformed the Oil and Gas industry which returned -16.9% over the past year.

AMTX underperformed the Market in United States of America which returned 3.4% over the past year.


Share holder returns

AMTXIndustryMarket
7 Day22.0%-2.9%-1.2%
30 Day5.8%-1.3%0.7%
90 Day19.0%-8.0%1.7%
1 Year-33.3%-33.3%-14.0%-16.9%5.7%3.4%
3 Year-50.0%-50.0%3.3%-6.1%45.1%35.5%
5 Year-91.5%-91.5%-28.6%-38.0%59.3%41.6%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

Is Aemetis undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?


In this section, we usually try to help investors determine whether Aemetis is trading at an attractive price based on the cash flow it is expected to produce in the future. But as Aemetis has not provided consistent financial data, and the stock also has no analyst forecast or coverage, its intrinsic value cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst consensus cash flow predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 89% of companies covered by Simply Wall St do have a valuation analysis.


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Future Growth

How is Aemetis expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?

16.4%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Estimates


Future Annual Growth Analysis

Aemetis's revenue is expected to grow by 7.9% yearly, however this is not considered high growth (20% yearly).

Aemetis is not considered high growth as it is expected to be loss making for the next 1-3 years.

Aemetis's revenue growth is expected to exceed the United States of America market average.

Unable to compare Aemetis's earnings growth to the United States of America market average as it is expected to be loss making during the next 1-3 years.

Unable to compare Aemetis's earnings growth to the low risk savings rate as it is expected to be loss making during the next 1-3 years.


Earnings per Share Growth Estimates


Future Return on Equity

Unable to establish if Aemetis will efficiently use shareholders’ funds in the future without estimates of Return on Equity.


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Past Performance

How has Aemetis performed over the past 5 years?

-33.7%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Aemetis does not make a profit and their year on year earnings growth rate was negative over the past 5 years.

Unable to compare Aemetis's 1-year earnings growth to the 5-year average as it is not currently profitable.

Unable to compare Aemetis's 1-year growth to the US Oil and Gas industry average as it is not currently profitable.


Return on Equity

It is difficult to establish if Aemetis has efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity greater than 20%) due to its liabilities exceeding its assets.


Return on Assets

It is difficult to establish if Aemetis has efficiently used its assets last year compared to the US Oil and Gas industry average (Return on Assets) as it is loss-making.


Return on Capital Employed

It is difficult to establish if Aemetis improved its use of capital last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed) as it is currently loss-making.


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Financial Health

How is Aemetis's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Aemetis's short term (1 year) commitments are greater than its holdings of cash and other short term assets.

Aemetis's long term commitments exceed its cash and other short term assets.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Aemetis has negative shareholder equity (liabilities exceed assets), this is a more serious situation compared with a high debt level.

Irrelevant to check if Aemetis's debt level has increased considering it has negative shareholder equity.


Balance Sheet

High level of physical assets or inventory.

Aemetis has negative shareholder equity (liabilities exceed assets) therefore debt is not covered by short term assets.


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.

Aemetis has less than a year of cash runway based on current free cash flow.

Aemetis has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to grow at historical rates of 80.3% each year.


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Dividend

What is Aemetis's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

Unable to evaluate Aemetis's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to evaluate Aemetis's dividend against the top 25% market benchmark as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to perform a dividend volatility check as Aemetis has not reported any payouts.

Unable to verify if Aemetis's dividend has been increasing as the company has not reported any payouts.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as Aemetis has not reported any payouts.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Insufficient estimate data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be sustainable.


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Management

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

10.4yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Eric McAfee (56yo)

12.4yrs

Tenure

US$350,000

Compensation

Mr. Eric A. McAfee serves as the Managing Director of Cagan McAfee Capital Partners, LLC, Investment Arm. He also serves as the Managing Director of Cagan McAfee Capital Partners, LLC. Mr. McAfee co-founde ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Eric's remuneration is about average for companies of similar size in United States of America.

Eric's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year, both up more than 20%.


Management Age and Tenure

10.4yrs

Average Tenure

57yo

Average Age

The average tenure for the Aemetis management team is over 5 years, this suggests they are a seasoned and experienced team.


Board Age and Tenure

10.5yrs

Average Tenure

65.5yo

Average Age

The average tenure for the Aemetis board of directors is over 10 years, this suggests they are a seasoned and experienced board.


Insider Trading

No 3 month individual insider trading information.


Recent Insider Transactions

BuyUS$3,93903 Dec 18
Lydia Beebe
EntityIndividual
Role
Member of the Board of Directors
Shares5,000
Max PriceUS$0.79

Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Eric McAfee (56yo)

    Co-Founder

    • Tenure: 12.4yrs
    • Compensation: $350.00k
  • Andy Foster (54yo)

    Executive VP & COO

    • Tenure: 11.1yrs
    • Compensation: $410.81k
  • Todd Waltz (58yo)

    Executive VP

    • Tenure: 9.3yrs
    • Compensation: $442.00k
  • Sanjeev Gupta (59yo)

    Executive VP & MD

    • Tenure: 9.8yrs
    • Compensation: $316.09k

Board Members

  • Fran Barton (72yo)

    Lead Independent Director

    • Compensation: $165.40k
  • Eric McAfee (56yo)

    Co-Founder

    • Tenure: 13.4yrs
    • Compensation: $350.00k
  • Jack Block (84yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 10.8yrs
    • Compensation: $125.20k
  • Lydia Beebe (66yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 2.7yrs
    • Compensation: $150.76k
  • Sanjeev Gupta (59yo)

    Executive VP & MD

    • Tenure: 10.5yrs
    • Compensation: $316.09k
  • Steven Hutcheson (65yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 8.0yrs
    • Compensation: $124.95k

Company Information

Aemetis, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Aemetis, Inc.
  • Ticker: AMTX
  • Exchange: NasdaqGM
  • Founded: 2005
  • Industry: oil and gas refining and marketing
  • Sector: energy
  • Market Cap: US$20.375m
  • Shares outstanding: 20.38m
  • Website: Click here

Number of Employees


Location

  • Aemetis, Inc.
  • 20400 Stevens Creek Boulevard
  • Suite 700
  • Cupertino
  • California
  • 95014
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
AMTXNasdaqGM (Nasdaq Global Market)YesCommon StockUSUSDDec 2007
DW51DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon StockDEEURDec 2007

Biography

Aemetis, Inc. operates as a renewable fuels and bio-chemicals company in North America and India. The company focuses on the acquisition, development, and commercialization of various technologies that rep ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/07/21 00:21
End of Day Share Price2019/07/19 00:00
Earnings2019/03/31
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.