NasdaqGM:AMTX

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Executive Summary

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


Snowflake Analysis

Weak fundamentals or lack of information.


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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

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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

17.5%

AMTX

12.8%

US Oil and Gas

3.8%

US Market


1 Year Return

6.8%

AMTX

-27.0%

US Oil and Gas

9.7%

US Market

Return vs Industry: AMTX exceeded the US Oil and Gas industry which returned -27% over the past year.

Return vs Market: AMTX underperformed the US Market which returned 9.7% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

AMTXIndustryMarket
7 Day17.5%12.8%3.8%
30 Day25.5%17.0%11.4%
90 Day28.8%5.1%6.8%
1 Year6.8%6.8%-23.6%-27.0%12.1%9.7%
3 Year-39.7%-39.7%-21.7%-29.9%36.2%27.2%
5 Year-76.7%-76.7%-29.5%-40.5%63.7%45.4%

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 compared to its fair value and its price relative to the 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 forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?

26.2%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: AMTX is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.

Earnings vs Market: AMTX is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.

High Growth Earnings: AMTX is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: AMTX's revenue (8.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (8.7% per year).

High Growth Revenue: AMTX's revenue (8.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

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


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Past Performance

How has Aemetis performed over the past 5 years?

-17.1%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: AMTX is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: AMTX is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: AMTX is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -17.1% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: AMTX is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Oil and Gas industry (-19.8%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: AMTX's liabilities exceed its assets, so it is difficult to calculate its Return on Equity.


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Financial Health

How is Aemetis's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: AMTX has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering short term liabilities.

Long Term Liabilities: AMTX has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering long term liabilities.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: AMTX has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than a high debt level.

Reducing Debt: AMTX's has negative shareholder equity, so we do not need to check if its debt has reduced over time.


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: AMTX has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: AMTX has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of 57.5% each year


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Dividend

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


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if AMTX'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 AMTX'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?

11.3yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Eric McAfee (56yo)

13.33yrs

Tenure

US$360,000

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

Compensation vs Market: Eric's total compensation ($USD360.00K) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD571.43K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Eric's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Eric McAfee
Co-Founder13.33yrsUS$360.00k15.38% $3.0m
Todd Waltz
Executive VP10.25yrsUS$421.51k0.80% $155.5k
Andrew Foster
Executive VP & COO12yrsUS$386.27kno data
Sanjeev Gupta
Executive VP & MD11.42yrsUS$316.09kno data

11.3yrs

Average Tenure

57yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: AMTX's management team is seasoned and experienced (11.3 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Eric McAfee
Co-Founder13.33yrsUS$360.00k15.38% $3.0m
Sanjeev Gupta
Executive VP & MD11.42yrsUS$316.09kno data
Francis Barton
Lead Independent Directorno dataUS$172.34k0.15% $28.2k
John Block
Independent Director11.67yrsUS$103.01k0.17% $32.4k
Lydia Beebe
Independent Director3.58yrsUS$131.26k0.073% $14.1k
Steven Hutcheson
Member of Advisory Board0.42yrUS$102.76k1.04% $202.8k

11.4yrs

Average Tenure

65.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: AMTX's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 11.4 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 not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

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$19.443m
  • Shares outstanding: 20.68m
  • Website: https://www.aemetis.com

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 replace traditional petroleum-based products primarily through the conversion of ethanol and biodiesel plants into advanced bio refineries. It owns and operates an ethanol facility in the California Central Valley near Modesto; and a renewable chemical and advanced fuel production facility on the East Coast of India. The company sells biodiesel and refined glycerin to transport companies, resellers, distributors, and refiners through its sales force and independent sales agents, as well as to brokers who resell the product to end-users. It also produces ethanol; and wet distiller’s grains, distiller’s corn oil, and condensed distillers solubles to dairies and feedlots as animal feed. The company was formerly known as AE Biofuels, Inc. and changed its name to Aemetis, Inc. in November 2011. Aemetis, Inc. was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Cupertino, California. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/06/06 03:53
End of Day Share Price2020/06/05 00:00
Earnings2020/03/31
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.