OTCPK:AUKU.F

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

ams AG provides sensor solutions worldwide.

Snowflake

Fundamentals

High growth potential with imperfect balance sheet.

Risks

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

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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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0%

OTCPK:AUKU.F

2.0%

US Semiconductor

1.2%

US Market


1 Year Return

-45.0%

OTCPK:AUKU.F

10.9%

US Semiconductor

1.7%

US Market

AUKU.F underperformed the Semiconductor industry which returned 10.9% over the past year.

AUKU.F underperformed the Market in United States of America which returned 1.7% over the past year.


Share holder returns

AUKU.FIndustryMarket
7 Day0%2.0%1.2%
30 Day-15.0%10.8%4.9%
90 Day19.7%17.2%3.7%
1 Year-45.0%-45.0%13.0%10.9%3.9%1.7%
3 Year17.2%17.2%83.8%73.0%47.2%37.7%
5 Year10.0%10.0%122.5%100.0%60.0%42.4%

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

49.7x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Intrinsic Value Based on Future Cash Flows

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

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


Price Based on Earnings

ams is overvalued based on earnings compared to the US Semiconductor industry average.

ams is overvalued based on earnings compared to the United States of America market.


Price Based on Expected Growth

ams is poor value based on expected growth next year.


Price Based on Value of Assets

ams is good value based on assets compared to the US Semiconductor industry average.


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Future Growth

How is ams expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 9 analysts?

33.3%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Estimates


Future Annual Growth Analysis

ams's revenue is expected to grow by 15.7% yearly, however this is not considered high growth (20% yearly).

ams's earnings are expected to grow significantly at over 20% yearly.

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

ams's earnings growth is expected to exceed the United States of America market average.

ams's earnings growth is expected to exceed the low risk savings rate of 2.7%.


Earnings per Share Growth Estimates


Future Return on Equity

ams is expected to efficiently use shareholders’ funds in the future (Return on Equity greater than 20%).


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Past Performance

How has ams performed over the past 5 years?

-4.5%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

ams's year on year earnings growth rate was negative over the past 5 years and the most recent earnings are below average.

ams's 1-year earnings growth is negative, it can't be compared to the 5-year average.

ams's 1-year earnings growth is negative, it can't be compared to the US Semiconductor industry average.


Return on Equity

ams has not efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity less than 20%).


Return on Assets

ams used its assets less efficiently than the US Semiconductor industry average last year based on Return on Assets.


Return on Capital Employed

ams's use of capital deteriorated last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed).


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Financial Health

How is ams's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

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

ams's long term commitments exceed its cash and other short term assets.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

ams's level of debt (127.6%) compared to net worth is high (greater than 40%).

The level of debt compared to net worth has increased over the past 5 years (12.6% vs 127.6% today).

Debt is well covered by operating cash flow (27.7%, greater than 20% of total debt).

Interest payments on debt are not well covered by earnings (EBIT is 0.6x annual interest expense, ideally 3x coverage).


Balance Sheet

High level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt is not covered by short term assets, assets are 0.6x debt.


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Dividend

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

0.67%

Expected Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

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

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

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

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


Current Payout to Shareholders

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


Future Payout to Shareholders

No need to calculate the sustainability of ams'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 ams's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

3.7yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Alexander Everke (56yo)

3.5yrs

Tenure

0

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 ...


Management Age and Tenure

3.7yrs

Average Tenure

54yo

Average Age

The tenure for the ams management team is about average.


Insider Trading

No 3 month open market individual insider trading information.


Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Michael Wachsler-Markowitsch (51yo)

    CFO & Member of Management Board

    • Tenure: 16.7yrs
  • Walter Mente (62yo)

    Executive Vice President of Operations

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Thomas Stockmeier (61yo)

    COO & Member of Management Board

    • Tenure: 4.9yrs
  • Alexander Everke (56yo)

    CEO & Member of Management Board

    • Tenure: 3.5yrs
  • Mark Hamersma (51yo)

    Chief Business Development Officer

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Moritz Gmeiner

    Head of Investor Relations

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Jann Siefken

    VP & Chief Compliance Officer

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Mario Manninger

    Senior Director of Engg Division - Advanced Optical Solutions & Member of Technical Advisory Board

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Thomas Riener (52yo)

    Executive VP

    • Tenure: 3.4yrs
  • Pierre Laboisse

    Executive Vice President of Global Sales & Marketing

    • Tenure: 3.7yrs

Board Members

  • Hans-Jörg Kaltenbrunner (62yo)

    Chairman of Supervisory Board

    • Tenure: 6.3yrs
    • Compensation: €105.00k
  • Guido Klestil (77yo)

    Honorary Chairman of Supervisory Board

    • Tenure: 0yrs
    • Compensation: €27.00k
  • Michael Grimm (59yo)

    Deputy Chairperson of the Supervisory Board

    • Tenure: 0yrs
    • Compensation: €80.00k
  • Mario Manninger

    Senior Director of Engg Division - Advanced Optical Solutions & Member of Technical Advisory Board

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Walter Moshammer

    Director of Engg Division Wireless Connectivity & Power Mgmt and Member of Technical Advisory Board

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Richard Forsyth

    Vice President of Custom Silicon Management & Member of Technical Board

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Wolfgang Peisser

    Vice President of Packaging & Test and Member of Technical Board

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Rainer Minixhofer

    Head of Technology & Member of Technical Board

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Thomas Moerth

    Senior Director of Foundry Sourcing & Member of Technical Board

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Verena Vescoli

    Senior VP of Research & Development and Member of Technical Board

    • Tenure: 0yrs

Company Information

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


Key Information

  • Name: ams AG
  • Ticker: AUKU.F
  • Exchange: OTCPK
  • Founded:
  • Industry: Semiconductors
  • Sector: Semiconductors
  • Market Cap: CHF3.956b
  • Listing Market Cap: CHF4.000b
  • Shares outstanding: 82.11m
  • Website: https://www.ams.com

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
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, environmental, flow, light, medical and health, posit ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/09/15 00:06
End of Day Share Price2019/08/28 00:00
Earnings2019/06/30
Annual Earnings2018/12/31


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.