NASDAQ:AMSC - American Superconductor Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$16.24 +0.55 (+3.51 %)
(As of 02/20/2019 10:56 AM ET)
Previous Close$15.69
Today's Range$15.90 - $16.35
52-Week Range$4.58 - $16.14
Volume3,543 shs
Average Volume397,165 shs
Market Capitalization$347.86 million
P/E Ratio-8.83
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.22
American Superconductor Corporation provides megawatt-scale 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 megawatts. 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. This segment also offers flexible alternating current transmission system, a system that consists of power electronics and other static components used for controlling power flow and voltage in the AC transmission system; and standalone fault current limiters, which act as surge protectors for the power grid. American Superconductor Corporation was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Ayer, Massachusetts.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Motors & generators
Sub-IndustryElectrical Components & Equipment
SectorComputer and Technology
Current SymbolNASDAQ:AMSC
CUSIP03011110
Phone978-842-3000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$48.40 million
Book Value$4.14 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-32,770,000.00

Miscellaneous

Employees247
Market Cap$347.86 million
OptionableOptionable

American Superconductor (NASDAQ:AMSC) Frequently Asked Questions

What is American Superconductor's stock symbol?

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

How were American Superconductor's earnings last quarter?

American Superconductor Co. (NASDAQ:AMSC) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, February, 5th. The technology company reported ($0.11) earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.29) by $0.18. The technology company earned $14.13 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $15.13 million. American Superconductor had a net margin of 52.83% and a negative return on equity of 25.54%. View American Superconductor's Earnings History.

When is American Superconductor's next earnings date?

American Superconductor is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, June 5th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for American Superconductor.

What guidance has American Superconductor issued on next quarter's earnings?

American Superconductor issued an update on its fourth quarter 2018 earnings guidance on Tuesday, February, 5th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $-0.24 for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $14-16 million.

What price target have analysts set for AMSC?

4 brokerages have issued twelve-month price objectives for American Superconductor's shares. Their forecasts range from $11.00 to $16.00. On average, they anticipate American Superconductor's stock price to reach $14.25 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 12.3%. View Analyst Price Targets for American Superconductor.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for American Superconductor?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for American Superconductor in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for American Superconductor.

Has American Superconductor been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about AMSC stock have been trending somewhat negative recently, according to InfoTrie. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. American Superconductor earned a media sentiment score of -1.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the technology company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days.

Who are some of American Superconductor's key competitors?

Some companies that are related to American Superconductor include Nidec (NJDCY), AMETEK (AME), Regal Beloit (RBC), Generac (GNRC), XT Energy Group (XTNY), Franklin Electric (FELE) and Aggreko (ARGKF).

Who are American Superconductor's key executives?

American Superconductor's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Daniel Patrick McGahn, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 48)
  • Mr. John W. Kosiba Jr., CFO, Sr. VP & Treasurer (Age 46)
  • Mr. James F. Maguire, Exec. VP of Technology (Age 63)
  • Mr. Gerald Hehenberger, VP of AMSC Windtec and Gen. Mang. of AMSC Windtec
  • Mr. John Ulliman, VP of Gov. Programs

Who are American Superconductor's major shareholders?

American Superconductor's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Royce & Associates LP (2.67%), D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc. (1.22%), Worth Venture Partners LLC (0.78%), Millennium Management LLC (0.67%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.53%) and First Trust Advisors LP (0.45%). Company insiders that own American Superconductor stock include Daniel P Mcgahn, John W Kosiba Jr, John W Kosiba, Jr and Vikram S Budhraja. View Institutional Ownership Trends for American Superconductor.

Which major investors are selling American Superconductor stock?

AMSC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Millennium Management LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, Northern Trust Corp, Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and King Luther Capital Management Corp. Company insiders that have sold American Superconductor company stock in the last year include John W Kosiba Jr and John W Kosiba, Jr. View Insider Buying and Selling for American Superconductor.

Which major investors are buying American Superconductor stock?

AMSC stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., Royce & Associates LP, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Worth Venture Partners LLC, Cookson Peirce & Co. Inc., Raymond James & Associates and Bruderman Asset Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought American Superconductor stock in the last two years include Daniel P Mcgahn, John W Kosiba Jr, John W Kosiba, Jr and Vikram S Budhraja. View Insider Buying and Selling for American Superconductor.

How do I buy shares of American Superconductor?

Shares of AMSC can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is American Superconductor's stock price today?

One share of AMSC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $16.24.

How big of a company is American Superconductor?

American Superconductor has a market capitalization of $347.86 million and generates $48.40 million in revenue each year. The technology company earns $-32,770,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($1.84) on an earnings per share basis. American Superconductor employs 247 workers across the globe.

What is American Superconductor's official website?

The official website for American Superconductor is http://www.amsc.com.

How can I contact American Superconductor?

American Superconductor's mailing address is 114 EAST MAIN STREET, AYER MA, 01432. The technology company can be reached via phone at 978-842-3000 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for American Superconductor (NASDAQ AMSC)

Community Ranking:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  329 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  265 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  594
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about American Superconductor and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe AMSC will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe AMSC will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 2/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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