AGFS Stock Overview
AgroFresh Solutions, Inc. provides science-based solutions, data-driven technologies, and high-touch customer services.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$1.61|
|52 Week High||US$2.33|
|52 Week Low||US$1.46|
|1 Month Change||1.90%|
|3 Month Change||-4.73%|
|1 Year Change||-26.48%|
|3 Year Change||-38.55%|
|5 Year Change||-77.10%|
|Change since IPO||-83.98%|
Recent News & Updates
Return Trends At AgroFresh Solutions (NASDAQ:AGFS) Aren't Appealing
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|AGFS||US Chemicals||US Market|
Return vs Industry: AGFS underperformed the US Chemicals industry which returned -13.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: AGFS underperformed the US Market which returned -21.6% over the past year.
|AGFS Average Weekly Movement||6.8%|
|Chemicals Industry Average Movement||6.3%|
|Market Average Movement||6.9%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||15.9%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||2.8%|
Stable Share Price: AGFS is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.
Volatility Over Time: AGFS's weekly volatility (7%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
AgroFresh Solutions, Inc. provides science-based solutions, data-driven technologies, and high-touch customer services. The company’s flagship product is the SmartFresh system that regulates the post-harvest ripening effects of ethylene to preserve the texture, firmness, taste, and appearance of produce during storage, transportation, and retail display. It also provides Harvista technology for use in near-harvest management of apples, pears, cherries, and blueberries; FreshCloud, a digital technology service platform of produce monitoring and screening solutions; and LandSpring, a 1- methlycycloproprene technology targeted to transplanted vegetable seedlings.
AgroFresh Solutions Fundamentals Summary
|AGFS fundamental statistics|
Is AGFS overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|AGFS income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$52.75m|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||-0.82|
|Net Profit Margin||-25.33%|
How did AGFS perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is AGFS undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 4/6
Price-To-Sales vs Peers
Price-To-Sales vs Industry
Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for AGFS?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is AGFS's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Sales Ratio vs Peers
How does AGFS's PS Ratio compare to its peers?
|AGFS PS Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PS||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
CGA China Green Agriculture
KNGW Kenongwo Group US
SNRG SusGlobal Energy
AVD American Vanguard
AGFS AgroFresh Solutions
Price-To-Sales vs Peers: AGFS is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (0.5x) compared to the peer average (27.7x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does AGFS's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the US Chemicals Industry?
Price-To-Sales vs Industry: AGFS is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (0.5x) compared to the US Chemicals industry average (1.1x)
Price to Sales Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is AGFS's PS Ratio compared to its Fair PS Ratio? This is the expected PS Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PS Ratio||0.5x|
|Fair PS Ratio||2.9x|
Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio: AGFS is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (0.5x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Sales Ratio (2.9x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of AGFS when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: AGFS ($1.61) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($1.76)
Significantly Below Fair Value: AGFS is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Analyst Price Targets
What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?
Analyst Forecast: Target price is more than 20% higher than the current share price, but analysts are not within a statistically confident range of agreement.
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How is AgroFresh Solutions forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?
Future Growth Score1/6
Future Growth Score 1/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: AGFS is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Earnings vs Market: AGFS is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
High Growth Earnings: AGFS is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: AGFS's revenue (9% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (7.6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: AGFS's revenue (9% 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 AGFS's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
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How has AgroFresh Solutions performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score0/6
Past Performance Score 0/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: AGFS is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: AGFS is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: AGFS is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 16.2% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare AGFS's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: AGFS is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Chemicals industry (21.1%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: AGFS has a negative Return on Equity (-5.15%), as it is currently unprofitable.
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How is AgroFresh Solutions's financial position?
Financial Health Score4/6
Financial Health Score 4/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Stable Cash Runway
Forecast Cash Runway
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: AGFS's short term assets ($140.1M) exceed its short term liabilities ($45.2M).
Long Term Liabilities: AGFS's short term assets ($140.1M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($292.1M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: AGFS's net debt to equity ratio (57.6%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: AGFS's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 109.6% to 71.9% 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 AGFS has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.
Forecast Cash Runway: AGFS is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, due to free cash flow being positive and growing by 8.1% per year.
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What is AgroFresh Solutions's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 0/6
Cash Flow Coverage
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate AGFS's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate AGFS'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 AGFS's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if AGFS's dividend payments have been increasing.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as AGFS has not reported any payouts.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Clinton Lewis (55 yo)
Mr. Clinton A. Lewis, Jr., is a Member of Advisory Board at Covis Pharma B.V. He serves as the Chief Executive Officer & Director at AgroFresh Solutions, Inc. since April 12, 2021. He has been Director at...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Clinton's total compensation ($USD4.09M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD776.35K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Clinton's compensation with company performance.
Experienced Management: AGFS's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.3 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
Experienced Board: AGFS's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
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.
Recent Insider Transactions
|20 May 22||BuyUS$92,628||Clinton Lewis||Individual||53,450||US$1.79|
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
|Ownership||Name||Shares||Current Value||Change %||Portfolio %|
AgroFresh Solutions, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: AgroFresh Solutions, Inc.
- Ticker: AGFS
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1994
- Industry: Fertilizers and Agricultural Chemicals
- Sector: Materials
- Implied Market Cap: US$84.831m
- Shares outstanding: 52.69m
- Website: https://www.agrofresh.com
Number of Employees
- AgroFresh Solutions, Inc.
- One Washington Square
- Suite 1350
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|AGFS||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Apr 2014|
|35X||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Apr 2014|
|0HB7||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||GB||USD||Apr 2014|
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/09/23 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/09/23 00:00|
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.