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

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$11.82 +0.55 (+4.88 %)
(As of 12/13/2018 01:09 AM ET)
Previous Close$11.27
Today's Range$11.28 - $12.11
52-Week Range$3.15 - $12.11
Volume349,500 shs
Average Volume189,654 shs
Market Capitalization$228.60 million
P/E Ratio-6.42
Dividend YieldN/A
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

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Motors & generators
Sub-IndustryElectrical Components & Equipment
SectorComputer and Technology
Current SymbolNASDAQ:AMSC
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio3.23
Quick Ratio2.62


Trailing P/E Ratio-6.42
Forward P/E Ratio-11.82
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$48.40 million
Price / Sales5.22
Cash FlowN/A
Price / Cash FlowN/A
Book Value$2.49 per share
Price / Book4.75


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($1.84)
Net Income$-32,770,000.00
Net Margins13.55%
Return on Equity-30.78%
Return on Assets-18.73%


Outstanding Shares21,360,000
Market Cap$228.60 million

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, November, 6th. The technology company reported ($0.13) earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.24) by $0.11. The technology company had revenue of $14.88 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $13.90 million. American Superconductor had a negative return on equity of 30.78% and a net margin of 13.55%. 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 Monday, February 4th 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 third quarter 2018 earnings guidance on Tuesday, November, 6th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $-0.31--0.31 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $-0.19. The company issued revenue guidance of $14-16 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $17.35 million.

What price target have analysts set for AMSC?

3 equities research analysts have issued 12-month target prices for American Superconductor's stock. Their forecasts range from $7.00 to $15.00. On average, they anticipate American Superconductor's share price to reach $12.3333 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 4.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for American Superconductor.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for American Superconductor?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for American Superconductor in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 2 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?

Press coverage about AMSC stock has been trending very positive on Wednesday, according to InfoTrie. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. American Superconductor earned a media sentiment score of 3.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the technology company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect 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), XT Energy Group (XTNY), Regal Beloit (RBC), Generac (GNRC), Aggreko (ARGKF) and Franklin Electric (FELE).

Who are American Superconductor's key executives?

American Superconductor's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Daniel Patrick McGahn, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 47)
  • Mr. John W. Kosiba Jr., CFO, Sr. VP & Treasurer (Age 45)
  • Mr. James F. Maguire, Exec. VP of Technology (Age 62)
  • 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 a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include AWM Investment Company Inc. (7.00%), Vanguard Group Inc. (3.53%), Royce & Associates LP (2.13%), Manatuck Hill Partners LLC (0.63%), First Trust Advisors LP (0.52%) and Worth Venture Partners LLC (0.44%). Company insiders that own American Superconductor stock include Daniel P Mcgahn, David R Oliver, Jr, John W Kosiba Jr, John W Kosiba, Jr and Vikram S Budhraja. View Institutional Ownership Trends for American Superconductor.

Which institutional investors are selling American Superconductor stock?

AMSC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for American Superconductor.

Which institutional investors are buying American Superconductor stock?

AMSC stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including AWM Investment Company Inc., Manatuck Hill Partners LLC, Royce & Associates LP, Worth Venture Partners LLC, First Trust Advisors LP and Vanguard Group Inc.. 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 $11.82.

How big of a company is American Superconductor?

American Superconductor has a market capitalization of $228.60 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

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:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  295 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  254 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  549
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 12/13/2018 by Staff

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