AMBA Stock Overview
Ambarella, Inc. develops semiconductor solutions for video that enable high-definition (HD) and ultra HD compression, image processing, and deep neural network processing worldwide.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$62.67|
|52 Week High||US$227.59|
|52 Week Low||US$56.05|
|1 Month Change||-0.30%|
|3 Month Change||-9.72%|
|1 Year Change||-58.27%|
|3 Year Change||20.80%|
|5 Year Change||21.67%|
|Change since IPO||934.16%|
Recent News & Updates
|AMBA||US Semiconductor||US Market|
Return vs Industry: AMBA underperformed the US Semiconductor industry which returned -22.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: AMBA underperformed the US Market which returned -18.2% over the past year.
|AMBA Average Weekly Movement||9.9%|
|Semiconductor Industry Average Movement||7.9%|
|Market Average Movement||6.9%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||15.5%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||2.8%|
Stable Share Price: AMBA is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 10% a week.
Volatility Over Time: AMBA's weekly volatility (10%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Ambarella, Inc. develops semiconductor solutions for video that enable high-definition (HD) and ultra HD compression, image processing, and deep neural network processing worldwide. The company’s system-on-a-chip designs integrated HD video processing, image processing, artificial intelligence computer vision algorithms, audio processing, and system functions onto a single chip for delivering video and image quality, differentiated functionality, and low power consumption. Its solutions are used in automotive cameras, such as automotive video recorders, electronic mirrors, front advanced driver assistance system camera, cabin monitoring system and driver monitoring system camera, and central domain controllers for autonomous vehicle; and professional and home internet protocol security camera; robotics and industrial application, including identification/authentication cameras, robotic products, and sensing cameras, as well as cameras for the home, public spaces, and consumer leisure comprising wearable body cameras, sports action cameras, social media cameras, drones for capturing aerial video or photographs, video conferencing, and virtual reality applications.
Ambarella Fundamentals Summary
|AMBA fundamental statistics|
Is AMBA overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|AMBA income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$131.03m|
Last Reported Earnings
Jul 31, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||-1.12|
|Net Profit Margin||-12.14%|
How did AMBA perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is AMBA undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 3/6
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 AMBA?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is AMBA's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Sales Ratio vs Peers
How does AMBA's PS Ratio compare to its peers?
|AMBA PS Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PS||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
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Price-To-Sales vs Peers: AMBA is expensive based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (6.8x) compared to the peer average (5.4x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does AMBA's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the US Semiconductor Industry?
Price-To-Sales vs Industry: AMBA is expensive based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (6.8x) compared to the US Semiconductor industry average (3.2x)
Price to Sales Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is AMBA'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||6.8x|
|Fair PS Ratio||9.5x|
Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio: AMBA is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (6.8x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Sales Ratio (9.5x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of AMBA when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: AMBA ($62.67) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($153.16)
Significantly Below Fair Value: AMBA is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
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 Ambarella forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 19 analysts?
Future Growth Score2/6
Future Growth Score 2/6
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: AMBA is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Earnings vs Market: AMBA is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
High Growth Earnings: AMBA is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: AMBA's revenue (22.2% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (7.6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: AMBA's revenue (22.2% per year) is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: AMBA's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (15.1%).
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How has Ambarella 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: AMBA is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: AMBA is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: AMBA is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 38.9% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare AMBA's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: AMBA is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Semiconductor industry (49.2%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: AMBA has a negative Return on Equity (-7.42%), as it is currently unprofitable.
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How is Ambarella's financial position?
Financial Health Score6/6
Financial Health Score 6/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Stable Cash Runway
Forecast Cash Runway
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: AMBA's short term assets ($282.9M) exceed its short term liabilities ($77.5M).
Long Term Liabilities: AMBA's short term assets ($282.9M) exceed its long term liabilities ($18.8M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: AMBA is debt free.
Reducing Debt: AMBA has not had any debt for 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 AMBA has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.
Forecast Cash Runway: AMBA is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, even with free cash flow being positive and shrinking by 26% per year.
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What is Ambarella current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 0/6
Cash Flow Coverage
Dividend Yield vs Market
|Ambarella Dividend Yield vs Market|
|Market Bottom 25% (US)||1.6%|
|Market Top 25% (US)||4.5%|
|Industry Average (Semiconductor)||2.0%|
|Analyst forecast in 3 Years (Ambarella)||0%|
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate AMBA's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate AMBA'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 AMBA's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if AMBA'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 AMBA 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
Fermi Wang (58 yo)
Dr. Feng-Ming Wang, also known as Fermi, PhD., Co-founded Ambarella, Inc in January 2004 and has been its Executive Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President since January 2004. Prior to co-founding...
CEO Compensation Analysis
|Fermi Wang's Compensation vs Ambarella Earnings|
|Date||Total Comp.||Salary||Company Earnings|
|Jul 31 2022||n/a||n/a|
|Apr 30 2022||n/a||n/a|
|Jan 31 2022||US$6m||US$550k|
|Oct 31 2021||n/a||n/a|
|Jul 31 2021||n/a||n/a|
|Apr 30 2021||n/a||n/a|
|Jan 31 2021||n/a||n/a|
|Oct 31 2020||n/a||n/a|
|Jul 31 2020||n/a||n/a|
|Apr 30 2020||n/a||n/a|
|Jan 31 2020||US$5m||US$368k|
|Oct 31 2019||n/a||n/a|
|Jul 31 2019||n/a||n/a|
|Apr 30 2019||n/a||n/a|
|Jan 31 2019||US$4m||US$357k|
|Oct 31 2018||n/a||n/a|
|Jul 31 2018||n/a||n/a|
|Apr 30 2018||n/a||n/a|
|Jan 31 2018||US$5m||US$340k|
|Oct 31 2017||n/a||n/a|
|Jul 31 2017||n/a||n/a|
|Apr 30 2017||n/a||n/a|
|Jan 31 2017||US$2m||US$340k|
|Oct 31 2016||n/a||n/a|
|Jul 31 2016||n/a||n/a|
|Apr 30 2016||n/a||n/a|
|Jan 31 2016||US$6m||US$340k|
Compensation vs Market: Fermi's total compensation ($USD6.21M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD6.80M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Fermi's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
Experienced Management: AMBA's management team is seasoned and experienced (12.6 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: AMBA's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 10.2 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: AMBA insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
|26 Sep 22||SellUS$364,256||Leslie Kohn||Individual||6,179||US$58.95|
|29 Mar 22||SellUS$833,760||Yun-Lung Chen||Individual||8,000||US$104.22|
|14 Mar 22||SellUS$251,740||Feng-Ming Wang||Individual||2,982||US$84.42|
|14 Mar 22||SellUS$111,012||Chi-Hong Ju||Individual||1,315||US$84.42|
|14 Mar 22||SellUS$154,067||Leslie Kohn||Individual||1,825||US$84.42|
|14 Mar 22||SellUS$134,650||Chan Lee||Individual||1,595||US$84.42|
|14 Mar 22||SellUS$60,191||Christopher Day||Individual||713||US$84.42|
|14 Mar 22||SellUS$59,263||Kevin Eichler||Individual||702||US$84.42|
|07 Mar 22||BuyUS$1,014,856||Andrew Verhalen||Individual||11,455||US$88.60|
|03 Mar 22||SellUS$1,360,027||Yun-Lung Chen||Individual||14,000||US$97.14|
|30 Dec 21||SellUS$110,475||Chi-Hong Ju||Individual||536||US$206.11|
|27 Dec 21||SellUS$148,420||Christopher Day||Individual||724||US$205.00|
|27 Dec 21||SellUS$84,410||Chi-Hong Ju||Individual||402||US$209.98|
|21 Dec 21||SellUS$158,599||Elizabeth Schwarting||Individual||815||US$194.60|
|07 Dec 21||SellUS$212,622||Teresa Meng||Individual||959||US$221.71|
|07 Dec 21||SellUS$688,205||Christopher Day||Individual||3,303||US$219.20|
|07 Dec 21||SellUS$221,903||Chi-Hong Ju||Individual||1,000||US$223.00|
|07 Dec 21||SellUS$38,214||Christopher Day||Individual||193||US$198.00|
|03 Dec 21||SellUS$2,040,352||Yun-Lung Chen||Individual||10,287||US$199.04|
|Owner Type||Number of Shares||Ownership Percentage|
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 4.8%.
|Ownership||Name||Shares||Current Value||Change %||Portfolio %|
Ambarella, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Ambarella, Inc.
- Ticker: AMBA
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 2004
- Industry: Semiconductors
- Sector: Semiconductors
- Implied Market Cap: US$2.408b
- Shares outstanding: 38.42m
- Website: https://www.ambarella.com
Number of Employees
- Ambarella, Inc.
- 3101 Jay Street
- Santa Clara
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|AMBA||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||US||USD||Oct 2012|
|A8B||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Oct 2012|
|0YU1||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||USD||Oct 2012|
|AMBA N||BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||MX||MXN||Oct 2012|
|A2MB34||BOVESPA (Bolsa de Valores de Sao Paulo)||BDR EACH 25 REPR 1 COM||BR||BRL||Jan 2022|
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/10/05 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/10/05 00:00|
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