American Shared Hospital Services leases radiosurgery and radiation therapy equipment to health care providers. More Details
Fair value with mediocre balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has American Shared Hospital Services's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: AMS is more volatile than 90% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 24% a week.
Volatility Over Time: AMS's weekly volatility has increased from 14% to 24% over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: AMS underperformed the US Healthcare industry which returned 36.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: AMS underperformed the US Market which returned 39.4% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is American Shared Hospital Services's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
4 months ago | Simply Wall StBe Wary Of American Shared Hospital Services (NYSEMKT:AMS) And Its Returns On Capital
5 months ago | Simply Wall StHere's Why American Shared Hospital Services (NYSEMKT:AMS) Has A Meaningful Debt Burden
11 months ago | Simply Wall StInvestor Optimism Abounds American Shared Hospital Services (NYSEMKT:AMS) But Growth Is Lacking
Is American Shared Hospital Services undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: AMS ($2.79) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($26.97)
Significantly Below Fair Value: AMS is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: AMS is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Healthcare industry average.
PE vs Market: AMS 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 AMS's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: AMS is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.8x) compared to the US Healthcare industry average (4x).
How is American Shared Hospital Services forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Healthcare 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 American Shared Hospital Services 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.
How has American Shared Hospital Services performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: AMS is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: AMS is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: AMS is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 49.7% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare AMS's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: AMS is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Healthcare industry (59.7%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: AMS has a negative Return on Equity (-31.71%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is American Shared Hospital Services's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: AMS's short term assets ($11.4M) exceed its short term liabilities ($7.3M).
Long Term Liabilities: AMS's short term assets ($11.4M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($12.9M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: AMS's debt to equity ratio (54.3%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: AMS's debt to equity ratio has increased from 32.2% to 54.3% over the past 5 years.
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: Whilst unprofitable AMS has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.
Forecast Cash Runway: AMS is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, due to free cash flow being positive and growing by 11.1% per year.
What is American Shared Hospital Services's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate AMS's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate AMS'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 AMS's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if AMS'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 AMS's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Ray Stachowiak (62 yo)
Mr. Raymond C. Stachowiak, also known as Ray, founded Shared Imaging, LLC, Streamwood, Illinois in 1987 and serves as its President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Stachowiak has been Chief Executive Offi...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Ray's total compensation ($USD336.39K) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD528.84K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Ray's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
Experienced Management: AMS's management team is not considered experienced ( 0.9 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
Experienced Board: AMS's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 10 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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
American Shared Hospital Services's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: American Shared Hospital Services
- Ticker: AMS
- Exchange: NYSEAM
- Founded: 1980
- Industry: Health Care Services
- Sector: Healthcare
- Market Cap: US$16.185m
- Shares outstanding: 5.80m
- Website: https://ashs.com
Number of Employees
- American Shared Hospital Services
- Two Embarcadero Center
- Suite 410
- San Francisco
- United States
American Shared Hospital Services leases radiosurgery and radiation therapy equipment to health care providers. The company offers radiosurgery equipment for the Gamma Knife stereotactic radiosurgery, a no...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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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.