American Software Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.14 (+0.64 %)
(As of 07/29/2021 01:22 PM ET)
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Volume815 shs
Average Volume137,973 shs
Market Capitalization$720.88 million
P/E Ratio91.84
Dividend Yield2.10%
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About American Software

American Software, Inc. develops, markets, and supports a range of computer business application software products and services in the United States and internationally. It operates in three segments: Supply Chain Management (SCM), Information Technology Consulting (IT Consulting), and Other. The SCM segment offers supply chain optimization and retail planning solutions, including sales and operations planning, demand optimization, inventory optimization, manufacturing planning and scheduling, supply optimization, retail allocation and merchandise planning, and transportation optimization to streamline and optimize the forecasting, inventory, production, supply, allocation, distribution, and management of products between trading partners. It also provides cloud solutions for supply chain and product lifecycle management, quality control, vendor compliance, and enterprise resource planning for retailers and manufacturers; and advanced analytics and business intelligence solutions for the supply chain market. The IT Consulting segment offers IT staffing and consulting services, such as professional, product management, and project management outsourcing services; staff augmentation services in the areas of cloud, collaboration, network, and security; and social media and analytic marketing services. It also provides software enhancement, documentation, updates, customer education, consulting, systems integration services, maintenance, and support services. The Other segment offers purchasing and materials management, customer order processing, financial, e-commerce, human resource, and manufacturing solutions. The company markets its products through direct and indirect sales channels to the retail, apparel and footwear, consumer packaged goods, chemicals, oil and gas, life sciences, 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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Overall MarketRank

2.08 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

175th out of 1,650 stocks

Prepackaged Software Industry

36th out of 341 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.5Community Rank: 3.5Dividend Strength: 0.8Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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American Software (NASDAQ:AMSWA) Frequently Asked Questions

Is American Software a buy right now?

2 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for American Software in the last year. There are currently 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" American Software stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than American Software?

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Are investors shorting American Software?

American Software saw a decline in short interest in the month of July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totaling 382,300 shares, a decline of 15.8% from the June 30th total of 454,300 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 160,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.4 days.
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When is American Software's next earnings date?

American Software is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August 25th 2021.
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How were American Software's earnings last quarter?

American Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMSWA) announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, June, 7th. The software maker reported $0.11 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.05 by $0.06. The software maker earned $28.57 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $28.66 million. American Software had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 7.27% and a net margin of 7.26%.
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How has American Software's stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

American Software's stock was trading at $13.77 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, AMSWA shares have increased by 59.8% and is now trading at $22.01.
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How often does American Software pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for American Software?

American Software declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, May 28th. Shareholders of record on Friday, August 13th will be paid a dividend of $0.11 per share on Friday, August 27th. This represents a $0.44 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.00%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 12th.
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Is American Software a good dividend stock?

American Software pays an annual dividend of $0.44 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.10%. American Software does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of American Software is 169.23%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on EPS estimates, American Software will have a dividend payout ratio of 151.72% in the coming year. This indicates that American Software may not be able to sustain their current dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for AMSWA?

2 brokers have issued 12-month price targets for American Software's stock. Their forecasts range from $25.00 to $26.00. On average, they expect American Software's share price to reach $25.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 15.9% from the stock's current price.
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Who are American Software's key executives?

American Software's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. James Clyde Edenfield, Co-Founder, Exec. Chairman & Treasurer (Age 86, Pay $902.72k)
  • Mr. H. Allan Dow, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 57, Pay $1.6M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Vincent C. Klinges, Chief Financial Officer (Age 58, Pay $550.89k)
  • Mr. Valerie P. King, VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 58, Pay $302.54k) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Keith Charron, Chief Operating Officer
  • Mr. Bryan L. Sell, Controller & Principal Accounting Officer
  • Mr. Donald L. Thomas, Chief Information Officer (Age 74)
  • Mr. Shawn Reynolds, Exec. VP of Marketing
  • Mr. Kevin McInturff, Exec. VP of R&D
  • Mr. Alex Price, Sr. VP of Alliance Partners & Sales

What is H. Allan Dow's approval rating as American Software's CEO?

3 employees have rated American Software CEO H. Allan Dow on H. Allan Dow has an approval rating of 66% among American Software's employees.

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What is American Software's stock symbol?

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

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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is American Software's stock price today?

One share of AMSWA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $22.01.

How much money does American Software make?

American Software has a market capitalization of $719.90 million and generates $111.41 million in revenue each year. The software maker earns $8.09 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.26 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does American Software have?

American Software employs 429 workers across the globe.

What is American Software's official website?

The official website for American Software is

Where are American Software's headquarters?

American Software is headquartered at 470 EAST PACES FERRY ROAD NE, ATLANTA GA, 30305.

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.

This page was last updated on 7/29/2021 by Staff
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