OTCPK:AMSS.Y

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Executive Summary

ams AG provides sensor solutions worldwide. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Very undervalued with high growth potential.


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Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: AMSS.Y's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

13.4%

AMSS.Y

6.0%

US Semiconductor

3.9%

US Market


1 Year Return

-47.3%

AMSS.Y

47.7%

US Semiconductor

18.5%

US Market

Return vs Industry: AMSS.Y underperformed the US Semiconductor industry which returned 46.8% over the past year.

Return vs Market: AMSS.Y underperformed the US Market which returned 17.2% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

AMSS.YIndustryMarket
7 Day13.4%6.0%3.9%
30 Day29.2%-1.3%-4.3%
90 Day50.7%13.4%8.1%
1 Year-46.6%-47.3%50.5%47.7%21.2%18.5%
3 Yearn/a85.2%75.5%38.2%29.0%
5 Yearn/a238.8%205.7%84.3%63.4%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

Is ams 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: AMSS.Y ($11.74) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($27.91)

Significantly Below Fair Value: AMSS.Y is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: AMSS.Y is good value based on its PE Ratio (8.8x) compared to the US Semiconductor industry average (35.2x).

PE vs Market: AMSS.Y is good value based on its PE Ratio (8.8x) compared to the US market (17.9x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: AMSS.Y is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.1x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: AMSS.Y is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.5x) compared to the US Semiconductor industry average (3.2x).


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Future Growth

How is ams forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 12 analysts?

66.1%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: AMSS.Y's forecast earnings growth (66.1% per year) is above the savings rate (2.2%).

Earnings vs Market: AMSS.Y's earnings (66.1% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (22.1% per year).

High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: AMSS.Y's revenue (28% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (9.9% per year).

High Growth Revenue: AMSS.Y's revenue (28% per year) is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: AMSS.Y's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (13%).


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Past Performance

How has ams performed over the past 5 years?

16.3%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: AMSS.Y has a large one-off gain of €69.0M impacting its June 30 2020 financial results.

Growing Profit Margin: AMSS.Y's current net profit margins (13.5%) are higher than last year (4.8%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: AMSS.Y's earnings have grown by 16.3% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: AMSS.Y's earnings growth over the past year (270.5%) exceeds its 5-year average (16.3% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: AMSS.Y earnings growth over the past year (270.5%) exceeded the Semiconductor industry 7.5%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: AMSS.Y's Return on Equity (8.5%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is ams's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: AMSS.Y's short term assets (€2.6B) exceed its short term liabilities (€1.3B).

Long Term Liabilities: AMSS.Y's short term assets (€2.6B) exceed its long term liabilities (€1.3B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: AMSS.Y's debt to equity ratio (62.1%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: AMSS.Y's debt to equity ratio has increased from 24.4% to 62.1% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: AMSS.Y's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (40.6%).

Interest Coverage: AMSS.Y's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (2.5x coverage).


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

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

0.31%

Forecast Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate AMSS.Y's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate AMSS.Y'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 AMSS.Y's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if AMSS.Y's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: AMSS.Y is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of AMSS.Y'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?

4.0yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Alexander Everke (57 yo)

4.5yrs

Tenure

Mr. Alexander Everke has been the Chief Executive Officer of ams AG since March 1, 2016. Mr. Everke has been a Member of Management Board at ams AG since October 1, 2015. Mr. Everke served as Executive Vic ...


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Alexander Everke
CEO & Member of Management Board4.5yrsno datano data
Ingo Bank
CFO & Member of the Managing Board0.33yrno datano data
Thomas Stockmeier
COO & Member of Management Board5.92yrsno datano data
Mark Hamersma
Chief Business Development Officer & Member of Management Board2.67yrsno datano data
Moritz Gmeiner
Head of Investor Relationsno datano datano data
Jann Siefken
VP & Chief Compliance Officerno datano datano data
Pierre Laboisse
Executive Vice President of Global Sales & Marketing4.67yrsno datano data
Michael Wachsler-Markowitsch
0.33yrno datano data
Walter Mente
Executive Vice President of Operationsno datano datano data
Mario Manninger
Senior Director of Engg Division - Advanced Optical Solutions & Member of Technical Advisory Boardno datano datano data
Thomas Riener
Executive VP4.42yrsno datano data
Herwig Klimesch
Senior Vice President of Quality3.67yrsno datano data

4.0yrs

Average Tenure

52.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: AMSS.Y's management team is considered experienced (4 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Mario Manninger
Senior Director of Engg Division - Advanced Optical Solutions & Member of Technical Advisory Boardno datano datano data
Rainer Minixhofer
Head of Technology & Member of Technical Boardno datano datano data
Verena Vescoli
Senior VP of Research & Development and Member of Technical Boardno datano datano data
Walter Moshammer
Director of Engg Division Wireless Connectivity & Power Mgmt and Member of Technical Advisory Boardno datano datano data
Richard Forsyth
Vice President of Custom Silicon Management & Member of Technical Boardno datano datano data
Wolfgang Peisser
Vice President of Packaging & Test and Member of Technical Boardno datano datano data
Thomas Moerth
Senior Director of Foundry Sourcing & Member of Technical Boardno datano datano data
Thomas Troxler
Director of Engineering Division - Sensor & Sensor Interfaces and Member of Technical Board3.92yrsno datano data
Hans-Jörg Kaltenbrunner
Independent Chairman of Supervisory Board7.33yrs€139.00kno data
Guido Klestil
Honorary Chairman of Supervisory Boardno data€27.00kno data
Michael Grimm
Deputy Chairperson of the Supervisory Boardno data€113.00kno data
Brian Krzanich
Independent Member of Supervisory Board1.25yrs€31.00kno data

3.9yrs

Average Tenure

61.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: AMSS.Y's board of directors are considered experienced (3.9 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 been substantially diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 234%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

ams AG's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: ams AG
  • Ticker: AMSS.Y
  • Exchange: OTCPK
  • Founded:
  • Industry: Semiconductors
  • Sector: Semiconductors
  • Market Cap: CHF5.741b
  • Listing Market Cap: CHF6.258b
  • Shares outstanding: 274.29m
  • Website: https://ams.com/ams-start

Number of Employees


Location

  • ams AG
  • Tobelbader Strasse 30
  • Premstätten
  • Styria
  • 8141
  • Austria

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
AMSSWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)YesBearer SharesCHCHFMay 2004
DQW1DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesBearer SharesDEEURMay 2004
AUKU.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesBearer SharesUSUSDMay 2004
AMSZBATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')YesBearer SharesGBCHFMay 2004
0QWCLSE (London Stock Exchange)YesBearer SharesGBCHFMay 2004
amsWBAG (Wiener Boerse AG)YesBearer SharesATEURMay 2004
DQW1ETLX (Eurotlx)YesBearer SharesITEURMay 2004
AMSS.YOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)UNSPONSORED ADRUSUSDOct 2015

Biography

ams AG provides sensor solutions worldwide. The company operates through Consumer, Non-Consumer, and Foundry segments. It offers 3D, audio, CMOS image, light, medical and health, position, power management ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/10/01 00:49
End of Day Share Price2020/09/30 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.