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American Shared Hospital Services

Executive Summary

American Shared Hospital Services leases radiosurgery and radiation therapy equipment to health care providers. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Adequate balance sheet and fair value.


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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's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-6.4%

AMS

0.2%

US Healthcare

-1.5%

US Market


1 Year Return

-29.6%

AMS

17.8%

US Healthcare

12.9%

US Market

Return vs Industry: AMS underperformed the US Healthcare industry which returned 17.8% over the past year.

Return vs Market: AMS underperformed the US Market which returned 12.9% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

AMSIndustryMarket
7 Day-6.4%0.2%-1.5%
30 Day-20.4%-3.0%-1.8%
90 Day-14.6%1.0%6.6%
1 Year-29.6%-29.6%19.4%17.8%15.4%12.9%
3 Year-39.9%-39.9%30.3%24.5%39.6%30.2%
5 Year-8.5%-8.5%59.8%48.4%93.4%71.7%

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?


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Valuation

Is American Shared Hospital Services undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

>50%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: AMS ($1.76) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($24.91)

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 (0.4x) compared to the US Healthcare industry average (2.8x).


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Future Growth

How is American Shared Hospital Services forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

13.5%

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.


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Past Performance

How has American Shared Hospital Services performed over the past 5 years?

32.8%

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, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 32.8% 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 (31.1%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: AMS has a negative Return on Equity (0.8%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is American Shared Hospital Services's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: AMS's short term assets ($10.8M) exceed its short term liabilities ($8.7M).

Long Term Liabilities: AMS's short term assets ($10.8M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($14.2M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: AMS's debt to equity ratio (17.1%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: AMS's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 43.3% to 17.1% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: AMS's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (198.7%).

Interest Coverage: AMS is unprofitable, therefore interest payments are not well covered by earnings.


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

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.


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Management

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

19.0yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Ray Stachowiak (62 yo)

0.33

Tenure

US$24,700

Compensation

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 serves as Interim President an ...


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Ernest Bates
Founder & Executive Chairman37.67yrsUS$451.82k10.41%
$ 1.0m
Raymond Stachowiak
Interim President0.33yrUS$24.70k14.38%
$ 1.4m
Craig Tagawa
Senior VP and Chief Operating & Financial Officer24.33yrsUS$348.10k0.24%
$ 23.8k
Ernest Bates
Vice President of Sales & Business Development13.67yrsUS$270.01k0.30%
$ 29.6k
Willie Barnes
Corporate Secretary36.67yrsno datano data
Alexis Wallace
Controller6.33yrsno datano data

19.0yrs

Average Tenure

66yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: AMS's management team is seasoned and experienced (19 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Ernest Bates
Founder & Executive Chairman37.67yrsUS$451.82k10.41%
$ 1.0m
Raymond Stachowiak
Interim President0.33yrUS$24.70k14.38%
$ 1.4m
Daniel Kelly
Lead Independent Directorno dataUS$24.70k0.037%
$ 3.7k
Sandra A. Lawrence
Independent Director3yrsUS$24.70k0.026%
$ 2.6k
David Larson
Independent Director9.25yrsUS$24.70k0.11%
$ 11.3k
Saim Ozyurek
Independent Director9.25yrsUS$24.70k1.09%
$ 109.3k

9.3yrs

Average Tenure

65yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: AMS's board of directors are considered experienced (9.3 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

American Shared Hospital Services's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: American Shared Hospital Services
  • Ticker: AMS
  • Exchange: AMEX
  • Founded: 1980
  • Industry: Health Care Services
  • Sector: Healthcare
  • Market Cap: US$10.016m
  • Shares outstanding: 5.69m
  • Website: https://www.ashs.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • American Shared Hospital Services
  • Two Embarcadero Center
  • Suite 410
  • San Francisco
  • California
  • 94111-4107
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
AMSAMEX (NYSE MKT LLC)YesCommon StockUSUSDJul 1984
AZSDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon StockDEEURJul 1984

Biography

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

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/09/22 06:10
End of Day Share Price2020/09/21 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.