NasdaqGS:AMBA

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Ambarella, Inc. develops semiconductor processing solutions for video that enable high-definition (HD), video capture, analysis, sharing, and display worldwide.

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Fundamentals

Adequate balance sheet with concerning outlook.

Risks

  • Ambarella has significant price volatility in the past 3 months.

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Share Price & News

How has Ambarella's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-1.2%

NasdaqGS:AMBA

-0.8%

US Semiconductor

-0.02%

US Market


1 Year Return

71.0%

NasdaqGS:AMBA

10.2%

US Semiconductor

1.6%

US Market

AMBA outperformed the Semiconductor industry which returned 10.7% over the past year.

AMBA outperformed the Market in United States of America which returned 1.9% over the past year.


Share holder returns

AMBAIndustryMarket
7 Day-1.2%-0.8%-0.02%
30 Day39.0%5.8%2.7%
90 Day45.1%12.0%1.4%
1 Year71.0%71.0%12.3%10.2%3.8%1.6%
3 Year-5.3%-5.3%82.2%71.6%45.2%35.8%
5 Year62.4%62.4%122.9%100.2%61.8%44.1%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Ambarella's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Ambarella undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

4.97x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Intrinsic Value Based on Future Cash Flows

Ambarella's share price is above the future cash flow value, it's not available at a moderate discount (< 20%).

Ambarella's share price is above the future cash flow value, it's not available at a substantial discount (< 40%).


Price Based on Earnings

Ambarella is loss making, we can't compare its value to the US Semiconductor industry average.

Ambarella is loss making, we can't compare the value of its earnings to the United States of America market.


Price Based on Expected Growth

Unable to calculate PEG ratio for Ambarella, we can't assess if its growth is good value.


Price Based on Value of Assets

Ambarella is overvalued based on assets compared to the US Semiconductor industry average.


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Future Growth

How is Ambarella expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 11 analysts?

0.3%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Estimates


Future Annual Growth Analysis

Ambarella's revenue is expected to grow by 12.6% yearly, however this is not considered high growth (20% yearly).

Ambarella is not considered high growth as it is expected to be loss making for the next 1-3 years.

Ambarella's revenue growth is expected to exceed the United States of America market average.

Unable to compare Ambarella's earnings growth to the United States of America market average as it is expected to be loss making during the next 1-3 years.

Unable to compare Ambarella's earnings growth to the low risk savings rate as it is expected to be loss making during the next 1-3 years.


Earnings per Share Growth Estimates


Future Return on Equity

Ambarella is not expected to efficiently use shareholders’ funds in the future (Return on Equity less than 20%).


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Past Performance

How has Ambarella performed over the past 5 years?

-44.3%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Ambarella does not make a profit and their year on year earnings growth rate was negative over the past 5 years.

Unable to compare Ambarella's 1-year earnings growth to the 5-year average as it is not currently profitable.

Unable to compare Ambarella's 1-year growth to the US Semiconductor industry average as it is not currently profitable.


Return on Equity

It is difficult to establish if Ambarella has efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity greater than 20%) as it is loss-making.


Return on Assets

It is difficult to establish if Ambarella has efficiently used its assets last year compared to the US Semiconductor industry average (Return on Assets) as it is loss-making.


Return on Capital Employed

It is difficult to establish if Ambarella improved its use of capital last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed) as it is currently loss-making.


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Financial Health

How is Ambarella's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Ambarella is able to meet its short term (1 year) commitments with its holdings of cash and other short term assets.

Ambarella's cash and other short term assets cover its long term commitments.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Ambarella's level of debt (0%) compared to net worth is satisfactory (less than 40%).

Unable to establish if Ambarella's debt level has increased without past 5-year debt data.

Debt is well covered by operating cash flow (3.4806069720133E+18%, greater than 20% of total debt).

Unable to confirm if the interest payments on Ambarella's debt are well covered by earnings due to lack of past financial data.


Balance Sheet

Low level of unsold assets.

Debt is covered by short term assets, assets are 4.7920326655054E+17x debt.


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Dividend

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


Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

Unable to evaluate Ambarella's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to evaluate Ambarella's dividend against the top 25% market benchmark as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to perform a dividend volatility check as Ambarella has not reported any payouts.

Unable to verify if Ambarella's dividend has been increasing as the company has not reported any payouts.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as Ambarella has not reported any payouts.


Future Payout to Shareholders

No need to calculate the sustainability of Ambarella's dividends in 3 years as they are not expected to pay a notable one for United States of America.


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Management

What is the CEO of Ambarella's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

9.8yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Fermi Wang (55yo)

15.7yrs

Tenure

US$4,095,780

Compensation

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. Dr. Wang served as th ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Fermi's remuneration is about average for companies of similar size in United States of America.

Fermi's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year, both up more than 20%.


Management Age and Tenure

9.8yrs

Average Tenure

60.5yo

Average Age

The average tenure for the Ambarella management team is over 5 years, this suggests they are a seasoned and experienced team.


Board Age and Tenure

7.5yrs

Average Tenure

60yo

Average Age

The tenure for the Ambarella board of directors is about average.


Insider Trading

Ambarella individual insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

SellUS$371,56311 Sep 19
Yun-Lung Chen
EntityIndividual
Shares5,734
Max PriceUS$64.80
SellUS$23,78006 Sep 19
Christopher Day
EntityIndividual
Role
Head of Marketing
Vice President of Marketing & Business Development
Shares405
Max PriceUS$58.72
SellUS$109,51026 Jun 19
Christopher Day
EntityIndividual
Role
Head of Marketing
Vice President of Marketing & Business Development
Shares2,490
Max PriceUS$43.98
SellUS$81,28602 Apr 19
Christopher Day
EntityIndividual
Role
Head of Marketing
Vice President of Marketing & Business Development
Shares1,886
Max PriceUS$43.10
SellUS$106,63920 Mar 19
Christopher Day
EntityIndividual
Role
Head of Marketing
Vice President of Marketing & Business Development
Shares2,474
Max PriceUS$43.10
SellUS$180,06111 Mar 19
Christopher Day
EntityIndividual
Role
Head of Marketing
Vice President of Marketing & Business Development
Shares4,442
Max PriceUS$40.54
SellUS$176,78311 Mar 19
Yun-Lung Chen
EntityIndividual
Shares4,283
Max PriceUS$41.28
SellUS$289,82620 Dec 18
Feng-Ming Wang
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Executive Officer
Co-Founder
Shares7,627
Max PriceUS$38.00
SellUS$74,34906 Dec 18
Christopher Day
EntityIndividual
Role
Head of Marketing
Vice President of Marketing & Business Development
Shares1,798
Max PriceUS$41.35

Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Casey Eichler (59yo)

    VP & CFO

    • Tenure: 1.1yrs
    • Compensation: US$4.51m
  • Fermi Wang (55yo)

    Co-Founder

    • Tenure: 15.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$4.10m
  • Didier LeGall (64yo)

    Co-Founder & Executive VP

    • Tenure: 15.3yrs
  • George Laplante (67yo)

    Non-Financial Consultant

    • Tenure: 1yrs
    • Compensation: US$359.32k
  • Louis Gerhardy

    Director of Corporate Development & Investor Relations

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Les Kohn (62yo)

    Co-Founder

    • Tenure: 15.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$3.41m
  • Michael Morehead

    General Counsel & Secretary

    • Tenure: 9.7yrs
  • Chris Day (56yo)

    Vice President of Marketing & Business Development

    • Tenure: 9.5yrs
    • Compensation: US$1.18m
  • Yang Zemo

    Vice President of Operations

    • Tenure: 9.8yrs

Board Members

  • Andy Verhalen (63yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 15.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$262.00k
  • Fermi Wang (55yo)

    Co-Founder

    • Tenure: 15.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$4.10m
  • Chris Paisley (66yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 7.1yrs
    • Compensation: US$251.00k
  • Teresa Meng (58yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 0.9yrs
    • Compensation: US$189.73k
  • Calvin Hu (71yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 7.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$251.00k
  • Jeff Richardson (54yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 5.5yrs
    • Compensation: US$259.00k
  • Les Kohn (62yo)

    Co-Founder

    • Tenure: 15.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$3.41m
  • Hsiao-Wuen Hon (56yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 2.1yrs
    • Compensation: US$241.00k

Company Information

Ambarella, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Ambarella, Inc.
  • Ticker: AMBA
  • Exchange: NasdaqGS
  • Founded: 2004
  • Industry: Semiconductors
  • Sector: Semiconductors
  • Market Cap: US$2.133b
  • Shares outstanding: 33.06m
  • Website: https://www.ambarella.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Ambarella, Inc.
  • 3101 Jay Street
  • Santa Clara
  • California
  • 95054
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
AMBANasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)YesOrdinary SharesUSUSDOct 2012
A8BDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesOrdinary SharesDEEUROct 2012
0YU1LSE (London Stock Exchange)YesOrdinary SharesGBUSDOct 2012
AMBA NBMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)YesOrdinary SharesMXMXNOct 2012

Biography

Ambarella, Inc. develops semiconductor processing solutions for video that enable high-definition (HD), video capture, analysis, sharing, and display worldwide. The company’s system-on-a-chip designs integ ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/09/19 00:22
End of Day Share Price2019/09/18 00:00
Earnings2019/07/31
Annual Earnings2019/01/31


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.