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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

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industry
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Cash-to-Debt No Debt
AMSC's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
98% of the 2224 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. AMSC: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
AMSC' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
0.14
No Debt
Equity-to-Asset 0.57
AMSC's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
51% of the 2191 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. AMSC: 0.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
AMSC' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 0.84 Max: 0.97
Current: 0.57
0.52
0.97
Piotroski F-Score: 4
Altman Z-Score: -13.85
Beneish M-Score: 1.14
WACC vs ROIC
9.45%
-83.08%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 2/10

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Operating Margin % -42.28
AMSC's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
94% of the 2202 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 4.79 vs. AMSC: -42.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
AMSC' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -139.4  Med: -45.18 Max: 12.38
Current: -42.28
-139.4
12.38
Net Margin % -42.74
AMSC's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
93% of the 2203 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.56 vs. AMSC: -42.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
AMSC' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -178.76  Med: -65.94 Max: 5.14
Current: -42.74
-178.76
5.14
ROE % -39.54
AMSC's ROE % is ranked lower than
93% of the 2185 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 6.76 vs. AMSC: -39.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
AMSC' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -64.93  Med: -46.51 Max: 6.46
Current: -39.54
-64.93
6.46
ROA % -23.45
AMSC's ROA % is ranked lower than
94% of the 2229 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.57 vs. AMSC: -23.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
AMSC' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -44.28  Med: -28.62 Max: 4.58
Current: -23.45
-44.28
4.58
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -79.00
AMSC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
93% of the 2226 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 12.27 vs. AMSC: -79.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
AMSC' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -149.1  Med: -55.98 Max: 53.77
Current: -79
-149.1
53.77
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -32.60
AMSC's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
95% of the 2092 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. AMSC: -32.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
AMSC' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -39.6  Med: -0.75 Max: 64.4
Current: -32.6
-39.6
64.4
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 33.20
AMSC's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
84% of the 1785 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. AMSC: 33.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
AMSC' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -8.9 Max: 50.1
Current: 33.2
0
50.1
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 33.00
AMSC's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
80% of the 1672 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. AMSC: 33.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
AMSC' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -0.6 Max: 47.9
Current: 33
0
47.9
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Guru Trades

Q3 2017

AMSC Guru Trades in Q3 2017

Jim Simons 554,288 sh (+14.01%)
Chuck Royce 369,300 sh (unchged)
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Q4 2017

AMSC Guru Trades in Q4 2017

Charles Brandes 12,500 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 369,300 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 508,588 sh (-8.24%)
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Q1 2018

AMSC Guru Trades in Q1 2018

Charles Brandes Sold Out
Chuck Royce 349,300 sh (-5.42%)
Jim Simons 313,688 sh (-38.32%)
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Q2 2018

AMSC Guru Trades in Q2 2018

Chuck Royce 349,300 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 184,888 sh (-41.06%)
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Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Electronic Components    NAICS: 335312    SIC: 3621
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Traded in other countries:AMS1.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
American Superconductor Corp provides megawatt-scale solutions that lower the cost of wind power and enhance the performance of the power grid. The Company's business segments are Wind and Grid.

American Superconductor Corp provides megawatt-scale solutions that lower the cost of wind power and enhance the performance of the power grid. Business activity of the firm is functioned through Wind and Grid segments. The Wind segment enables manufacturers to field wind turbines with exceptional power output, reliability, and affordability. The Grid segment enables electric utilities and renewable energy project developers to connect, transmit and distribute power with exceptional efficiency, reliability, security, and affordability. Further, the group provides transmission planning services that enable it to identify power grid congestion and other risks. All the operations are primarily conducted through the region of US.

Ratios

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PB Ratio 2.97
AMSC's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
73% of the 2171 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. AMSC: 2.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
AMSC' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.51  Med: 1.49 Max: 8.33
Current: 2.97
0.51
8.33
PS Ratio 2.58
AMSC's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
73% of the 2179 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. AMSC: 2.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
AMSC' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 1.77 Max: 13.14
Current: 2.58
0.4
13.14
EV-to-EBIT -5.33
AMSC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1694 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 15.04 vs. AMSC: -5.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
AMSC' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -151.1  Med: -2.2 Max: 636.9
Current: -5.33
-151.1
636.9
EV-to-EBITDA -8.53
AMSC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1802 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 11.60 vs. AMSC: -8.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
AMSC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -721.6  Med: -2.8 Max: 1634.6
Current: -8.53
-721.6
1634.6
EV-to-Revenue 2.25
AMSC's EV-to-Revenue is ranked lower than
69% of the 2165 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. AMSC: 2.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
AMSC' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 1.5 Max: 12.5
Current: 2.25
0.1
12.5
Current Ratio 2.28
AMSC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 2194 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. AMSC: 2.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
AMSC' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.05  Med: 3.26 Max: 24.45
Current: 2.28
1.05
24.45
Quick Ratio 1.70
AMSC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 2193 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. AMSC: 1.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
AMSC' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.63  Med: 2.62 Max: 24.45
Current: 1.7
0.63
24.45
Days Inventory 155.11
AMSC's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
88% of the 2155 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 74.09 vs. AMSC: 155.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
AMSC' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 36.53  Med: 106.88 Max: 159.14
Current: 155.11
36.53
159.14
Days Sales Outstanding 48.55
AMSC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
80% of the 2172 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 75.50 vs. AMSC: 48.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
AMSC' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.06  Med: 57.43 Max: 96.01
Current: 48.55
13.06
96.01
Days Payable 35.33
AMSC's Days Payable is ranked lower than
79% of the 2147 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 63.93 vs. AMSC: 35.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
AMSC' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.76  Med: 36.17 Max: 66.6
Current: 35.33
8.76
66.6

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -29.80
AMSC's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
93% of the 1479 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: -2.90 vs. AMSC: -29.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
AMSC' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -32.6  Med: -10.2 Max: -1.1
Current: -29.8
-32.6
-1.1

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 5.10
AMSC's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked lower than
60% of the 1683 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.75 vs. AMSC: 5.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
AMSC' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.37  Med: 6.38 Max: 85.65
Current: 5.1
2.37
85.65
Price-to-Tangible-Book 3.31
AMSC's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
70% of the 2118 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. AMSC: 3.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
AMSC' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 3.28 Max: 13
Current: 3.31
0.37
13
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.46
AMSC's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
69% of the 2067 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. AMSC: 1.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
AMSC' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 3.91 Max: 32.06
Current: 1.46
0.29
32.06
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -18.76
AMSC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
93% of the 2228 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. AMSC: -18.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
AMSC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -331  Med: -36.35 Max: 4.3
Current: -18.76
-331
4.3

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $52.09
EPS (TTM) $ -1.11
Beta1.01
Volatility68.08%
52-Week Range $3.06 - 8.03
Shares Outstanding (Mil)21.23

Analyst Estimate

Mar19 Mar20
Revenue (Mil $) 71 84
EBIT (Mil $) -19 -14
EBITDA (Mil $) -8 -10
EPS ($) -0.03 0.12
EPS without NRI ($) -0.03 0.12
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 44
Positive ROAN
Positive CFROAN
Higher ROA yoyY
CFROA > ROAN
Lower Leverage yoyY
Higher Current Ratio yoyY
Less Shares Outstanding yoyN
Higher Gross Margin yoyY
Higher Asset Turnover yoyN

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