ASTS Stock Overview
AST SpaceMobile, Inc. operates space-based cellular broadband network for mobile phones.
AST SpaceMobile Competitors
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$7.51|
|52 Week High||US$14.27|
|52 Week Low||US$4.84|
|1 Month Change||-31.67%|
|3 Month Change||15.01%|
|1 Year Change||-27.65%|
|3 Year Change||n/a|
|5 Year Change||n/a|
|Change since IPO||-23.13%|
Recent News & Updates
|ASTS||US Telecom||US Market|
Return vs Industry: ASTS exceeded the US Telecom industry which returned -33.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: ASTS underperformed the US Market which returned -18.8% over the past year.
|ASTS Average Weekly Movement||13.5%|
|Telecom Industry Average Movement||6.2%|
|Market Average Movement||6.9%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||15.6%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||2.9%|
Stable Share Price: ASTS is more volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 13% a week.
Volatility Over Time: ASTS's weekly volatility (13%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of US stocks.
About the Company
AST SpaceMobile, Inc. operates space-based cellular broadband network for mobile phones. Its SpaceMobile service provides mobile broadband services for users traveling in and out of areas without terrestrial mobile services on land, at sea, or in flight. The company is headquartered in Midland, Texas.
AST SpaceMobile Fundamentals Summary
|ASTS fundamental statistics|
Is ASTS overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|ASTS income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$9.73m|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||-0.23|
|Net Profit Margin||-68.97%|
How did ASTS perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is ASTS 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 ASTS?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is ASTS's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Sales Ratio vs Peers
How does ASTS's PS Ratio compare to its peers?
|ASTS PS Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PS||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
LILA Liberty Latin America
CCOI Cogent Communications Holdings
ASTS AST SpaceMobile
Price-To-Sales vs Peers: ASTS is expensive based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (22x) compared to the peer average (7.2x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does ASTS's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the US Telecom Industry?
Price-To-Sales vs Industry: ASTS is expensive based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (22x) compared to the US Telecom industry average (1.2x)
Price to Sales Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is ASTS'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||22x|
|Fair PS Ratio||80.9x|
Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio: ASTS is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (22x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Sales Ratio (80.9x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of ASTS when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: ASTS ($7.51) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($1387.93)
Significantly Below Fair Value: ASTS 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 there are not enough analysts covering the stock to determine statistical confidence in agreement.
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How is AST SpaceMobile forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?
Future Growth Score5/6
Future Growth Score 5/6
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: ASTS is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (1.9%).
Earnings vs Market: ASTS is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: ASTS is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: ASTS's revenue (77.7% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (7.6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: ASTS's revenue (77.7% per year) is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if ASTS's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
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How has AST SpaceMobile 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: ASTS is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: ASTS is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: ASTS is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 19.8% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare ASTS's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: ASTS is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Telecom industry (-34.4%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: ASTS has a negative Return on Equity (-13.53%), as it is currently unprofitable.
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How is AST SpaceMobile'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: ASTS's short term assets ($232.9M) exceed its short term liabilities ($22.2M).
Long Term Liabilities: ASTS's short term assets ($232.9M) exceed its long term liabilities ($52.4M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: ASTS has more cash than its total debt.
Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if ASTS's debt to equity ratio has reduced 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: ASTS has sufficient cash runway for more than a year based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: ASTS has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of 64.2% each year
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What is AST SpaceMobile current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 0/6
Cash Flow Coverage
Dividend Yield vs Market
|AST SpaceMobile Dividend Yield vs Market|
|Company (AST SpaceMobile)||n/a|
|Market Bottom 25% (US)||1.6%|
|Market Top 25% (US)||4.6%|
|Industry Average (Telecom)||7.2%|
|Analyst forecast in 3 Years (AST SpaceMobile)||n/a|
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate ASTS's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate ASTS'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 ASTS's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if ASTS'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 ASTS 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
Abel Avellan (51 yo)
Mr. Abel Avellan is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer at AST SpaceMobile, Inc. (Alternate Name: AST & Science, LLC) since 2017 and also serves as its Chairman since 2017. He served as the Founder and...
CEO Compensation Analysis
|Abel Avellan's Compensation vs AST SpaceMobile Earnings|
|Date||Total Comp.||Salary||Company Earnings|
|Jun 30 2022||n/a||n/a|
|Mar 31 2022||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 31 2021||US$9k||US$9k|
|Sep 30 2021||n/a||n/a|
|Jun 30 2021||n/a||n/a|
|Mar 31 2021||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 31 2020||US$36k||US$36k|
|Sep 30 2020||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 31 2019||US$24k||US$24k|
Compensation vs Market: Abel's total compensation ($USD9.00K) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD5.49M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Abel's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: ASTS's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.3 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
Experienced Board: ASTS's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.7 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.
|Owner Type||Number of Shares||Ownership Percentage|
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
|Ownership||Name||Shares||Current Value||Change %||Portfolio %|
AST SpaceMobile, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: AST SpaceMobile, Inc.
- Ticker: ASTS
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 2021
- Industry: Alternative Carriers
- Sector: Telecom
- Implied Market Cap: US$1.330b
- Market Cap: US$404.104m
- Shares outstanding: 183.61m
- Website: https://ast-science.com
Number of Employees
- AST SpaceMobile, Inc.
- Midland Intl. Air & Space Port
- 2901 Enterprise Lane
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|ASTS||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Class A Common Stock||US||USD||Nov 2019|
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/10/06 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/10/06 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.