Ampco Pittsburgh Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

AP -- USA Stock  

USD 3.52  0.05  1.40%

Allowing for the 30-days total investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Ampco Pittsburgh Corporation is 'Cautious Hold'. Macroaxis provides Ampco Pittsburgh buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding AP positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Ampco Pittsburgh available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from AP buy-and-hold prospective. Check also Ampco Pittsburgh Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with the current analyst consensus. To check ratings for muliple equity instruments please use Instant Ratings tool.

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Cautious Hold


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For the selected time horizon Ampco Pittsburgh Corporation has a mean deviation of 3.54, semi deviation of 0.0, standard deviation of 4.76, variance of 22.62, downside variance of 0.0 and semi variance of 0.0
We provide buy or sell advice to complement the prevailing expert consensus on Ampco Pittsburgh. Our dynamic recommendation engine makes use of multi - dimensional algorithm to analyze the company potential to grow using all technical and fundamental data available at the time. To make sure Ampco Pittsburgh is not overpriced, please confirm all Ampco Pittsburgh fundamentals including its Price to Earning, Cash per Share, Number of Employees, as well as the relationship between Gross Profit and Book Value Per Share . Given that Ampco Pittsburgh has Number of Shares Shorted of 368.13K, we suggest you validate Ampco Pittsburgh Corporation market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your prevailing risk tolerance and investing horizon.

Ampco Pittsburgh Thematic Classifications

Machinery IdeaMachinery
USA Equities from Machinery industry as classified by Fama & French

Ampco Pittsburgh Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.48Value At Risk7.48
Potential Upside7.23Standard Deviation4.76
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Gamco Investors Inc Et Al 1Common Shares1.5 M8.7 M
Dimensional Fund Advisors LpCommon Shares775.6 K4.6 M
Vanguard Group IncCommon Shares514.6 K3 M
Teton Advisors IncCommon Shares487.3 K2.9 M
Gabelli Funds LlcCommon Shares442.1 K2.6 M
Walthausen Co LlcCommon Shares366.7 K2.2 M
Renaissance Technologies LlcCommon Shares309.9 K1.8 M

Ampco Pittsburgh Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=1.30
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.07

Ampco Pittsburgh Volatility Alert

Ampco Pittsburgh Corporation exhibits very low volatility with skewness of 0.65 and kurtosis of 0.67. However, we advise investors to further study Ampco Pittsburgh Corporation technical indicators to make sure all market info is available and is reliable.
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Ampco Pittsburgh Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsAmpco PittsburghPeer Average
Return On Equity(7.06)% (15.17)%
Return On Asset(0.75)% (15.64)%
Profit Margin(2.62)% (5.50)%
Operating Margin(1.42)% (10.91)%
Current Valuation115.97M152.14B
Shares Outstanding12.49M1.43B
Shares Owned by Insiders13.34% 6.91%
Shares Owned by Institutions51.82% 18.37%
Number of Shares Shorted368.13K3.24M
Price to Earning(2.74)X40.69X
Price to Book0.33X14.44X
Price to Sales0.10X17.81X
Gross Profit74.73M21.75B
Net Income(12.28M)517.71M
Cash and Equivalents14.78M3.89B
Cash per Share1.18X5.17X
Total Debt78.05M7.36B
Debt to Equity51.70% 0.72%
Current Ratio1.44X3.30X
Book Value Per Share11.75X13.64X
Cash Flow from Operations(8.09M)1.25B
Short Ratio4.49X2.09X
Earnings Per Share(0.99)X2.30X
Number of Employees1.94K10.67K
Market Capitalization48.98M29.78B
Total Asset506.16M126.86B
Retained Earnings46.7M38.24B
Working Capital138.35M3.58B
Current Asset219.68M36.8B
Current Liabilities81.33M33.34B
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Ampco Pittsburgh Market Momentum

Ampco Pittsburgh Alerts

Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

Ampco Pittsburgh generates negative expected return over the last 30 days
Ampco Pittsburgh has high historical volatility and very poor performance
Ampco Pittsburgh has high likelihood to experience some financial distress in the next 2 years
The company generated yearly revenue of 469.17M. Annual Net Loss to common stockholders was (12.28M) with gross profit of 74.73M.
AMPCO PITTS CP reports about 14.78M in cash with (8.09M) of positive cash flow from operations. This results in cash-per-share (CPS) ratio of 1.18.
Roughly 13.0% of the company shares are held by company insiders

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Ampco Pittsburgh Current Analysts Recommendations

Target Median Price5.00
Target Mean Price5.00
Recommendation Mean3.00
Target High Price5.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions1
Target Low Price5.00
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