ASTC:NSD-Astrotech Corporation (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Aerospace & Defense | NSD

Last Closing Price

USD 2.43

Change

+0.10 (+4.29)%

Market Cap

USD 0.04B

Volume

1.50M

Average Target Price

N/A
Average Analyst Rating

N/A

Fundamental Analysis

Verdict

About

Astrotech Corporation operates as a science and technology development and commercialization company in the United States. It operates through two segments, 1st Detect Corporation and AgLAB Inc. The 1st Detect Corporation segment manufactures explosives and narcotics trace detectors for use at airports, secured facilities, and borders. This segment provides TRACER 1000, a mass spectrometer based explosives trace detector to replace the explosives and narcotics trace detectors used at airports, cargo and secured facilities, and borders. The AgLAB Inc. segment develops AgLAB-1000, a mass spectrometer for use in the agriculture market for process control and the detection of trace amounts of solvents and pesticides. It also develops BreathTest-1000, a breath analysis tool to screen for volatile organic compound metabolites found in a person's breath. The company was formerly known as SPACEHAB, Inc. and changed its name to Astrotech Corporation in 2009. Astrotech Corporation was founded in 1984 is based in Austin, Texas.

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Aerospace & Defense)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 37.29% 87% B+ 90% A-
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 37.29% 87% B+ 90% A-
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 16.83% 67% D+ 56% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 16.83% 60% D- 55% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain -61.43% 8% F 9% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -61.43% 8% F 8% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain -18.86% 7% F 9% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -18.86% 7% F 8% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 41.98% 60% D- 31% F
Risk Adjusted Return -44.92% 13% F 14% F
Market Capitalization 0.04B 13% F 11% 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
(Aerospace & Defense)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Price/Book Ratio 56.12 7% F 2% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio -6.24 80% B- 71% C-
EV/EBITDA N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Return on Invested Capital -254.56% 7% F 3% F
Return on Assets -113.92% 7% F 1% F
Debt to Equity Ratio 53.12% 29% F 41% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 0.12 100% A+ 94% A
Short Percent 0.52% 73% C 88% B+
Beta -0.78 100% A+ 99% A+
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:

There is nothing we particularly like

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.

Poor risk adjusted returns

This company is delivering below median risk adjusted returns in its peers. Even if it is outperforming on returns , the returns are unpredictable. Proceed with caution.

Below median dividend returns

The company’s average income yield over the past 5 years has been low compared to its peers. However, it is not a problem if you are not looking for income.

Overpriced compared to book value

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

Higly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.

Negative cashflow

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

Low Earnings Growth

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

Low Revenue Growth

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