American Superconductor Corporation Company Profile (NASDAQ:AMSC)

About American Superconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:AMSC)

American Superconductor Corporation logoAmerican Superconductor Corporation (AMSC) is a provider of megawatt-scale solutions. The Company operates through two segments: Wind and Grid. Through the Company's Windtec Solutions brand, the Wind business segment enables manufacturers to field wind turbines. Through the Company's Gridtec Solutions, the Grid business segment enables electric utilities and renewable energy project developers to connect, transmit and distribute power. AMSC supplies power electronics and control systems, licenses its engineered wind turbine designs and provides customer support services to wind turbine manufacturers. The Company provides a range of power electronics and software-based control systems. AMSC provides transmission planning services that enable it to identify power grid congestion and other risks. The Company also sells grid interconnection solutions for wind farms and solar power plants, power quality systems, and transmission and distribution cable systems.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Computer and Technology
  • Industry: Electrical Components & Equipment
  • Sub-Industry: Electrical Components & Equipment
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:AMSC
  • CUSIP: 03011110
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $85.49 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 19,194,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $4.32
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $4.47
  • 52 Week Range: $2.89 - $8.55
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: -4.75
  • P/E Growth: -0.06
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $70.77 million
  • Price / Sales: 1.19
  • Book Value: $3.30 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.32
  • EBITDA: ($21,560,000.00)
  • Net Margins: -45.60%
  • Return on Equity: -54.39%
  • Return on Assets: -32.07%
  • Current Ratio: 1.97%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.49%
  • Average Volume: 172,982 shs.
  • Beta: 1.09
  • Short Ratio: 9.14

Frequently Asked Questions for American Superconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:AMSC)

What is American Superconductor Corporation's stock symbol?

American Superconductor Corporation trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "AMSC."

How were American Superconductor Corporation's earnings last quarter?

American Superconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:AMSC) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, August, 8th. The company reported ($0.97) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of ($1.06) by $0.09. The business had revenue of $8.92 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $8.46 million. American Superconductor Corporation had a negative net margin of 45.60% and a negative return on equity of 54.39%. The business's revenue for the quarter was down 33.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted ($0.64) EPS. View American Superconductor Corporation's Earnings History.

When will American Superconductor Corporation make its next earnings announcement?

American Superconductor Corporation is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November, 1st 2017. View Earnings Estimates for American Superconductor Corporation.

Where is American Superconductor Corporation's stock going? Where will American Superconductor Corporation's stock price be in 2017?

6 brokerages have issued twelve-month price targets for American Superconductor Corporation's shares. Their predictions range from $6.00 to $10.00. On average, they expect American Superconductor Corporation's stock price to reach $7.33 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for American Superconductor Corporation.

What are analysts saying about American Superconductor Corporation stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about American Superconductor Corporation stock:

  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "American Superconductor Corporation is a leading energy technologies company. The company develops and sells a wide range of products and solutions based on power electronic systems and high temperature superconductor wires that dramatically improve the efficiency, reliability and quality of electricity during its generation, transmission, distribution and use. The company is a dominant force in alternative energy, offering grid interconnection solutions as well as licensed wind energy designs and electrical systems. As the world's principal supplier of HTS wire, AMSC is enabling a new generation of compact, high-power electrical products, including power cables, grid-level surge protectors, motors, generators, and advanced transportation and defense systems. AMSC also provides utility and industrial customers worldwide with voltage regulation systems that dramatically enhance power grid capacity, reliability and security, as well as industrial productivity. " (10/10/2017)
  • 2. FBR & Co analysts commented, "Acquisition bolsters Naval opportunities and cements competitive position. As AMSC anticipated on its F1Q17 earnings call, the company secured a third Naval contract for ship protection systems (SPS) earlier this month. To support its expected growth in SPS deployments, AMSC acquired Infinia Technology Corp. (ITC), a designer and developer of cryo-cooling technologies, on September 26. AMSC now offers the controller (HTS wire), connector, computer interface, and cooling system to deliver a complete SPS. AMSC believes adding cryo-cooling technology should increase dollar content (by 10%–20%), expand the gross margin, and cement its competitive position as the Navy begins to ramp SPS orders. AMSC has spent years pursuing Naval opportunities, and with the recent SPS order and this acquisition, we are more positive on AMSC’s grid segment growth and see potential for an annuity- like revenue stream with the Navy." (9/27/2017)

Who are some of American Superconductor Corporation's key competitors?

Who are American Superconductor Corporation's key executives?

American Superconductor Corporation's management team includes the folowing people:

  • John W. Wood Jr., Independent Chairman of the Board
  • Daniel P. McGahn, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • John W. Kosiba Jr., Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Principal Accounting Officer
  • James F. Maguire, Executive Vice President -Technology
  • Arthur H. House, Director
  • Vikram S. Budhraja, Independent Director
  • Pamela F. Lenehan, Independent Director
  • David R. Oliver Jr, Independent Director

How do I buy American Superconductor Corporation stock?

Shares of American Superconductor Corporation can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is American Superconductor Corporation's stock price today?

One share of American Superconductor Corporation stock can currently be purchased for approximately $4.37.

MarketBeat Community Rating for American Superconductor Corporation (NASDAQ AMSC)
Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  151 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  176 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  327
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about American Superconductor Corporation and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for American Superconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:AMSC) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 5 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.83)
Consensus Price Target: $7.33 (67.81% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for American Superconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:AMSC)
Price Target History for American Superconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:AMSC)
Analysts' Ratings History for American Superconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:AMSC)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
9/27/2017FBR & CoReiterated RatingHold$6.00MediumView Rating Details
8/9/2017Cowen and CompanyReiterated RatingBuy$7.50 -> $6.00LowView Rating Details
5/30/2017Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc.Reiterated RatingOutperform$10.00 -> $7.50HighView Rating Details
5/29/2017HC WainwrightReiterated RatingBuy$7.00HighView Rating Details
5/26/2017Roth CapitalSet Price TargetBuy$10.00N/AView Rating Details
4/28/2017Rodman & RenshawReiterated RatingBuy -> Buy$10.00 -> $7.50HighView Rating Details
12/17/2015Ascendiant Capital MarketsUpgradeHold -> BuyN/AView Rating Details
11/13/2015Ladenburg Thalmann Financial ServicesUpgradeNeutral -> BuyN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/23/2015 forward)


Earnings History for American Superconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:AMSC)
Earnings by Quarter for American Superconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:AMSC)
Earnings History by Quarter for American Superconductor Corporation (NASDAQ AMSC)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/31/2017($0.69)N/AView Earnings Details
8/8/2017Q1 2018($1.06)($0.97)$8.46 million$8.92 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/25/2017Q4 16($0.55)($0.51)$15.36 million$16.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/6/2017Q317($0.32)($0.21)$23.83 million$27.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/2/2016Q217($0.72)($0.60)$17.26 million$18.51 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/9/2016Q117($0.92)($0.64)$13.39 million$13.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/31/2016Q4($0.60)($0.28)$20.16 million$27.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/9/2016Q316($0.58)($0.36)$21.96 million$25.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/3/2015Q216($0.49)($0.64)$23.90 million$19.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/5/2015Q116($0.69)($0.72)$22.82 million$23.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/28/2015Q415($0.70)($0.69)$24.62 million$25.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/5/2015Q315($0.12)($0.11)$19.66 million$21.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/6/2014Q215($0.16)($0.14)$12.00 million$12.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/5/2014Q115($0.17)($0.15)$12.00 million$11.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/5/2014Q214($0.17)($0.14)$16.25 million$16.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/6/2014Q214($0.19)($0.14)$18.70 million$20.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/7/2013Q214($0.18)($0.18)$24.10 million$24.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2013Q1 2013($0.18)($0.14)$22.95 million$23.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/14/2013Q4 2012($0.21)($0.21)$18.80 million$20.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/11/2013Q3 2012($0.30)($0.26)$23.70 million$17.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/6/2012Q213($0.31)($0.29)$23.29 million$20.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2012($0.23)($0.20)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/6/2012($0.36)($0.30)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/9/2012($0.42)($0.34)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/9/2011($0.57)($0.44)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/1/2011$0.33$0.40ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for American Superconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:AMSC)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: ($2.24)
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: ($1.72)
2019 EPS Consensus Estimate: ($0.90)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172($0.94)($0.93)($0.94)
Q2 20172($0.88)($0.47)($0.68)
Q3 20173($0.39)($0.17)($0.28)
Q4 20172($0.40)($0.29)($0.35)
Q1 20183($0.56)($0.39)($0.49)
Q2 20182($0.73)($0.33)($0.53)
Q3 20182($0.38)($0.36)($0.37)
Q4 20182($0.40)($0.26)($0.33)
Q1 20192($0.36)($0.31)($0.34)
Q2 20192($0.31)($0.21)($0.26)
Q3 20192($0.23)($0.14)($0.19)
Q4 20192($0.15)($0.09)($0.12)
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for American Superconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:AMSC)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for American Superconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:AMSC)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 2.60%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 41.63%
Insider Trades by Quarter for American Superconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:AMSC)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for American Superconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:AMSC)
Insider Trades by Quarter for American Superconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:AMSC)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/10/2017Daniel P. McgahnInsiderBuy25,000$4.00$100,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/10/2017John W. Kosiba, Jr.CFOBuy6,250$4.00$25,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/10/2017Vikram S. BudhrajaDirectorBuy12,500$4.00$50,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/15/2016David R. Oliver, Jr.DirectorSell2,200$7.95$17,490.00View SEC Filing  
11/28/2016John Vander SandeDirectorSell500$8.05$4,025.00View SEC Filing  
6/20/2016David A. HenryCFOSell13,225$8.38$110,825.50View SEC Filing  
5/18/2016James F MaguireEVPSell29,938$10.15$303,870.70View SEC Filing  
4/6/2016David A HenryCFOSell12,545$8.21$102,994.45View SEC Filing  
5/11/2015David A HenryCFOSell4,905$6.51$31,931.55View SEC Filing  
8/27/2014James F MaguireEVPSell149,424$1.80$268,963.20View SEC Filing  
7/31/2014David A HenryCFOSell9,300$2.02$18,786.00View SEC Filing  
6/24/2014David A HenryCFOSell11,250$1.49$16,762.50View SEC Filing  
5/8/2013David A HenryCFOSell5,760$2.53$14,572.80View SEC Filing  
2/13/2013Kevin DouglasInsiderBuy752,146$3.11$2,339,174.06View SEC Filing  
2/8/2013Kevin DouglasInsiderBuy286,161$2.84$812,697.24View SEC Filing  
12/4/2012Kevin DouglasInsiderBuy351,458$2.72$955,965.76View SEC Filing  
11/29/2012Kevin DouglasInsiderBuy505,278$2.66$1,344,039.48View SEC Filing  
11/26/2012Kevin DouglasInsiderBuy161,964$2.56$414,627.84View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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