AMSC:NSD-American Superconductor Corporation (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Specialty Industrial Machinery | NSD

Last Closing Price

USD 17.84

Change

-0.86 (-4.60)%

Market Cap

USD 0.52B

Volume

0.25M

Average Target Price

USD 18.29 (+2.50%)
Average Analyst Rating

Verdict

Fundamental Analysis

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About

American Superconductor Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides megawatt-scale power resiliency solutions worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Wind and Grid. The Wind segment designs wind turbine systems and licenses these designs to third parties under the Windtec Solutions brand. It supplies power electronics and software-based control systems, and provides customer support services to wind turbine manufacturers. This segment's design portfolio comprises a range of drivetrains and power ratings of 2 MW and higher. The Grid segment offers products and services that enable electric utilities and renewable energy project developers to connect, transmit, and distribute power under the Gridtec Solutions brand. It provides transmission planning services, which identify power grid congestion, poor power quality, and other risks; grid interconnection solutions for wind farms and solar power plants, power quality systems, and transmission and distribution cable systems; resilient electric grid systems, which provide protection against the adverse effects that follow the loss of critical substation facilities in urban areas; and ship protection systems, which reduce a naval ship's magnetic signature. American Superconductor Corporation was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Ayer, Massachusetts.

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ETFs Containing AMSC

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap

Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Specialty Industrial Machinery)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 127.26% 75% C 91% A-
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 127.26% 75% C 91% A-
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 134.12% 83% B 90% A-
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 134.12% 83% B 90% A-
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 283.66% 85% B 90% A-
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 283.66% 80% B- 90% A-
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 21.56% N/A N/A 79% C+
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 21.56% N/A N/A 78% C+
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 70.07% N/A N/A 14% F
Risk Adjusted Return 30.77% N/A N/A 54% F
Market Capitalization 0.52B 46% F 56% F
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%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Specialty Industrial Machinery)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 307.39 10% F 5% F
Price/Book Ratio 8.11 21% F 17% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio -31.29 88% B+ 90% A-
EV/EBITDA N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity -27.76% 9% F 31% F
Return on Invested Capital -30.41% 8% F 25% F
Return on Assets -10.49% 8% F 27% F
Debt to Equity Ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 3.64 50% F 44% F
Short Percent 6.16% 35% F 33% F
Beta 0.89 83% B 66% D
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:
Superior Earnings Growth

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

What to not like:
Low market capitalization

This is among the smaller entities in its sectors with below median market capitalization. That may make it less stable in the long run unless it has a unique technology or market which can help it grow or get acquired in future.

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 compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Negative cashflow

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

Low Revenue Growth

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