AMPH:NSD-Amphastar Pharmaceuticals, Inc (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Drug Manufacturers-Specialty & Generic | NSD

Last Closing Price

USD 17.56

Change

+0.42 (+2.45)%

Market Cap

USD 0.82B

Volume

0.13M

Average Target Price

USD 20.50 (+16.74%)
Average Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis

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About

Amphastar Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company, develops, manufactures, markets, and sells generic and proprietary injectable, inhalation, and intranasal products in the United States, China, and France. The company operates through two segments, Finished Pharmaceutical Products and API. It offers Primatene Mist, an over-the-counter epinephrine inhalation product for the temporary relief of mild symptoms of intermittent asthma; Enoxaparin, a low molecular weight heparin to prevent and treat deep vein thrombosis; Naloxone for opioid overdose; Glucagon for injection emergency kit; and Cortrosyn, a lyophilized powder for use as a diagnostic agent in the screening of patients with adrenocortical insufficiency. The company also provides Amphadase, a bovine-sourced hyaluronidase injection to absorb and disperse other injected drugs; Epinephrine injection for the emergency treatment of allergic reactions; lidocaine jelly, an anesthetic product for urological procedures; lidocaine topical solution for various procedures; phytonadione injection, a vitamin K1 injection for newborn babies; emergency syringe products for emergency use in hospital settings; morphine injection for use with patient controlled analgesia pumps; and lorazepam injection for surgery and medical procedures. In addition, it offers procainamide for documented ventricular arrhythmias; neostigmine methylsulfate injection to treat myasthenia gravis and to reverse the effects of muscle relaxants; medroxyprogesterone acetate injectable suspension for the prevention of pregnancy; and Isoproterenol hydrochloride injection for mild or transient episodes of heart block, as well as manufactures and distributes recombinant human insulin active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) and porcine insulin API. It serves hospitals, care facilities, alternate care sites, clinics, and doctors' offices. The company was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Rancho Cucamonga, California.

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Drug Manufacturers-Specialty & Generic)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain -12.68% 27% F 16% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -12.68% 27% F 16% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 7.07% 43% F 19% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 7.07% 43% F 18% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 33.94% 84% B 45% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 33.94% 84% B 41% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 4.60% 69% D+ 47% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 4.60% 69% D+ 42% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 16.06% 100% A+ 82% B-
Risk Adjusted Return 28.66% 79% C+ 50% F
Market Capitalization 0.82B 76% C 60% D-
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Drug Manufacturers-Specialty & Generic)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 571.33 3% F 3% F
Price/Book Ratio 2.05 85% B 65% D
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 14.27 12% F 30% F
EV/EBITDA 26.06 42% F 35% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 0.25% 82% B- 54% F
Return on Invested Capital 1.69% 76% C 57% F
Return on Assets 1.63% 83% B 66% D
Debt to Equity Ratio 8.50% 70% C- 75% C
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 9.78 15% F 5% F
Short Percent 8.19% 46% F 25% F
Beta 0.76 84% B 75% C
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Superior risk adjusted returns

This stock has performed well, on a risk adjusted basis, compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

Low volatility

The stock’s annual returns have been stable and consistent compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. Although stability is good, also keep in mind it can limit returns.

Underpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to book value basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Superior return on equity

The company management has delivered better return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters then its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior capital utilization

The company management has delivered better return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior return on assets

The company management has delivered better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Superior Earnings Growth

This stock has shown top quartile earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

What to not like:
Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Low Revenue Growth

This stock has shown below median revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector