NASDAQ:AMSWA - American Software Stock Price, News & Analysis

-0.11 (-0.76 %)
(As of 08/23/2019 04:46 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $14.44
50-Day Range
MA: $13.48
52-Week Range
Now: $14.44
Volume31,697 shs
Average Volume71,868 shs
Market Capitalization$452.77 million
P/E Ratio51.57
Dividend Yield3.02%
American Software, Inc develops, markets, and supports a portfolio of software and services worldwide. It operates in three segments: Supply Chain Management (SCM), Information Technology (IT) Consulting, and Other. The SCM segment provides supply chain management and retail planning 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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Prepackaged software
Sub-IndustryApplication Software
SectorComputer and Technology
Current SymbolNASDAQ:AMSWA



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$108.71 million
Cash Flow$0.5474 per share
Book Value$3.67 per share


Net Income$6.80 million


Market Cap$452.77 million
Next Earnings Date8/28/2019 (Confirmed)

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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 29th. Investors of record on Friday, August 16th will be given a dividend of $0.11 per share on Friday, August 30th. This represents a $0.44 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.05%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 15th. View American Software's Dividend History.

How were American Software's earnings last quarter?

American Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMSWA) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, June, 19th. The software maker reported $0.08 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.04 by $0.04. The software maker earned $26.27 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $28.18 million. American Software had a net margin of 6.26% and a return on equity of 7.73%. View American Software's Earnings History.

When is American Software's next earnings date?

American Software is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August 28th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for American Software.

What price target have analysts set for AMSWA?

2 brokers have issued 12 month target prices for American Software's stock. Their forecasts range from $12.00 to $12.03. On average, they anticipate American Software's stock price to reach $12.0150 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 16.8%. View Analyst Price Targets for American Software.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for American Software?

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

Has American Software been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about AMSWA stock has been trending positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. American Software earned a news sentiment score of 2.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the software maker a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for American Software.

Are investors shorting American Software?

American Software saw a decrease in short interest during the month of July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totalling 474,200 shares, a decrease of 18.3% from the June 15th total of 580,600 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 72,900 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 6.5 days. Approximately 1.7% of the shares of the company are short sold. View American Software's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of American Software's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of American Software own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other American Software investors own include Yamana Gold (AUY), Iovance Biotherapeutics (IOVA), Callon Petroleum (CPE), Ford Motor (F), Asterias Biotherapeutics (AST), Allena Pharmaceuticals (ALNA), Anavex Life Sciences (AVXL), Uniti Group (UNIT), Viewray (VRAY) and Energous (WATT).

Who are American Software's key executives?

American Software's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. James Clyde Edenfield, Co-Founder, Exec. Chairman & Treasurer (Age 84)
  • Mr. H. Allan Dow, Pres (Age 55)
  • Mr. Vincent C. Klinges, Chief Financial Officer (Age 56)
  • Mr. James R. McGuone, Corp. Sec. (Age 72)
  • Mr. Bryan L. Sell, Controller & Principal Accounting Officer

Who are American Software's major shareholders?

American Software's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Brown Capital Management LLC (12.92%), Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC (8.24%), BlackRock Inc. (6.51%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (6.34%), Vanguard Group Inc. (4.60%) and Cloverdale Capital Management LLC (3.44%). Company insiders that own American Software stock 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 Institutional Ownership Trends for American Software.

Which major investors are selling American Software stock?

AMSWA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Eagle Asset Management Inc., Deprince Race & Zollo Inc., Crawford Investment Counsel Inc., Brown Capital Management LLC, Cadence Capital Management LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, Renaissance Technologies LLC and Granite Investment Partners LLC. 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 and Vincent C Klinges. View Insider Buying and Selling for American Software.

Which major investors are buying American Software stock?

AMSWA stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Cloverdale Capital Management LLC, Vanguard Group Inc., Wells Fargo & Company MN, BlackRock Inc., Panagora Asset Management Inc., Aperio Group LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp and Northern Trust Corp. 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 $14.44.

How big of a company is American Software?

American Software has a market capitalization of $452.77 million and generates $108.71 million in revenue each year. The software maker earns $6.80 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.28 on an earnings per share basis. View Additional Information About American Software.

What is American Software's official website?

The official website for American Software is

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 (NASDAQ AMSWA)

Community Ranking:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  325 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  263 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  588
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 8/23/2019 by Staff

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