NASDAQ:AMSWA - American Software Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$16.13 +1.19 (+7.97 %)
(As of 06/22/2018 11:19 AM ET)
Previous Close$15.08
Today's Range$15.08 - $16.13
52-Week Range$9.00 - $15.62
Volume4,746 shs
Average Volume78,568 shs
Market Capitalization$460.94 million
P/E Ratio31.69
Dividend Yield2.90%
American Software logoAmerican Software, Inc. develops, markets, and supports a portfolio of software and services worldwide. It operates in three segments: Supply Chain Management (SCM), Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), and Information Technology (IT) Consulting. The SCM segment provides supply chain management solutions, including sales and operations planning, demand and inventory optimization, manufacturing planning and scheduling, supply optimization, retail allocation and merchandise planning, and transportation optimization solutions to streamline and optimize the forecasting, inventory, production scheduling, production, supply, allocation, distribution, and management of products between trading partners. This segment also offers Demand Solutions, a software-as-a-solution platform; and Logility Voyager Solutions, a warehouse and transportation operations suite. The ERP segment provides purchasing and materials management, customer order processing, financial, e-commerce, and flow and traditional manufacturing solutions, as well as industry-specific business software to retailers and manufacturers. The IT Consulting segment offers IT staffing and consulting services, such as professional services/product management/project management, staff augmentation, and social media and analytic marketing, as well as cloud, collaboration, and network and security services; and software enhancements, documentation, updates, customer education, consulting, systems integration, maintenance, and other support services. The company markets its products through direct and indirect sales channels, and agents to retail, apparel, footwear, consumer packaged goods, chemicals, oil and gas, life sciences, telecommunications, consumer electronics, industrial products, and other manufacturing industries. American Software, Inc. was founded in 1970 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Prepackaged software
Sub-IndustryApplication Software
SectorComputer and Technology


Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio2.27
Quick Ratio2.27


Trailing P/E Ratio31.69
Forward P/E Ratio40.33
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$106.29 million
Price / Sales4.61
Cash Flow$0.6611 per share
Price / Cash24.40
Book Value$3.03 per share
Price / Book5.32


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.49
Net Income$14.62 million
Net Margins19.22%
Return on Equity18.65%
Return on Assets13.14%


Outstanding Shares30,410,000

American Software (NASDAQ:AMSWA) Frequently Asked Questions

What is American Software's stock symbol?

American Software trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "AMSWA."

How often does American Software pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for American Software?

American Software announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, May 16th. Shareholders of record on Friday, August 17th will be paid a dividend of $0.11 per share on Friday, August 31st. This represents a $0.44 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.85%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 16th. View American Software's Dividend History.

How were American Software's earnings last quarter?

American Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMSWA) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, June, 21st. The software maker reported $0.04 EPS for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.04. The software maker had revenue of $29.36 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $28.59 million. American Software had a net margin of 19.22% and a return on equity of 18.65%. View American Software's Earnings History.

What price target have analysts set for AMSWA?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for American Software's stock. Their predictions range from $18.00 to $18.00. On average, they expect American Software's stock price to reach $18.00 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for American Software.

Who are some of American Software's key competitors?

Who are American Software's key executives?

American Software's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. James Clyde Edenfield, Co-Founder, Exec. Chairman, Principal Exec. Officer & Treasurer (Age 83)
  • Mr. H. Allan Dow, Pres (Age 54)
  • Mr. Vincent C. Klinges, Chief Financial Officer (Age 55)
  • Mr. James R. McGuone, VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 71)
  • Mr. Bryan L. Sell, Controller & Principal Accounting Officer

Has American Software been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about AMSWA stock have been trending somewhat positive on Friday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. American Software earned a media sentiment score of 0.06 on Accern's scale. They also gave media stories about the software maker an impact score of 47.92 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future.

Who are American Software's major shareholders?

American Software's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC (8.79%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.47%), Eagle Asset Management Inc. (2.45%), New York State Common Retirement Fund (1.66%), Northern Trust Corp (1.20%) and Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. (0.75%). Company insiders that own American Software stock include Bryan L Sell, Dennis Hogue, H Allan Dow, J Michael Edenfield, James B Miller Jr, James C Edenfield, James R Mcguone, Thomas L V Newberry and Vincent C Klinges. View Institutional Ownership Trends for American Software.

Which institutional investors are selling American Software stock?

AMSWA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Granite Investment Partners LLC, Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co., Citigroup Inc., American Century Companies Inc., Eagle Asset Management Inc., Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC, Alambic Investment Management L.P. and Bailard Inc.. Company insiders that have sold American Software company stock in the last year include Bryan L Sell, Dennis Hogue, H Allan Dow, J Michael Edenfield, James C Edenfield, James R Mcguone, Thomas L V Newberry and Vincent C Klinges. View Insider Buying and Selling for American Software.

Which institutional investors are buying American Software stock?

AMSWA stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wells Fargo & Company MN, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Millennium Management LLC, Guggenheim Capital LLC, California Public Employees Retirement System, Northern Trust Corp, Russell Investments Group Ltd. and New York State Common Retirement Fund. View Insider Buying and Selling for American Software.

How do I buy shares of American Software?

Shares of AMSWA 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 Software's stock price today?

One share of AMSWA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $15.46.

How big of a company is American Software?

American Software has a market capitalization of $460.94 million and generates $106.29 million in revenue each year. The software maker earns $14.62 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.49 on an earnings per share basis. American Software employs 372 workers across the globe.

How can I contact American Software?

American Software's mailing address is 470 EAST PACES FERRY ROAD NE, ATLANTA GA, 30305. The software maker can be reached via phone at 404-261-4381.

MarketBeat Community Rating for American Software (AMSWA)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  200 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  173 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  373
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about American Software and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe AMSWA will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe AMSWA will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 6/22/2018 by Staff

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