AY Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

AY -- USA Stock  

USD 20.38  0.15  0.74%

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

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AY Current Recommendation

Strong Hold

Hype Condition

Current Valuation

Odds of Distress

Economic Sensitivity

Analyst Consensus

Currently Unavailable
For the selected time horizon AY has a risk adjusted performance of 0.01, jensen alpha of 0.0, total risk alpha of 0.0, sortino ratio of 0.1656 and treynor ratio of 0.0
Macroaxis buy, hold, or sell recommendation module can be used to complement current analysts and expert consensus on AY. Our buy, hold, or sell suggestion engine makes use of analyzes the corporation potential to grow using all fundamental data market data available at the time. To make sure AY is not overpriced, please confirm all AY fundamentals including its Shares Outstanding, Net Income, Price to Earnings To Growth, as well as the relationship between Price to Book and Current Ratio . Given that AY has Shares Owned by Institutions of 56.92 % , we suggest you validate AY 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.

AY Thematic Classifications

Alternative Energy IdeaAlternative Energy
Companies, funds and ETFs that are involved in development and popularizing of alternative energy
Utilities IdeaUtilities
USA Equities from Utilities industry as classified by Fama & French

Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.12Value At Risk1.23
Potential Upside1.75Standard Deviation0.91
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Morgan StanleyCommon Shares8 M157.4 M
Centerbridge Partners LpCommon Shares3.9 M75.4 M
Appaloosa LpCommon Shares3.8 M75 M
Vaughan Nelson Investment Management LpCommon Shares2.8 M54.7 M
Waddell Reed Financial IncCommon Shares2.5 M48.7 M
Melqart Asset Management Uk LtdCommon Shares2 M39.6 M
Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo Co LlcCommon Shares1.9 M37.7 M

AY Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.00
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.13

AY Volatility Alert

AY exhibits relatively low volatility with skewness of 0.83 and kurtosis of 0.88. However, we advice investors to further investigate AY to make sure all market statistics is disseminated and is consistent with investors' estimations about AY upside potential.
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AY Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsAYPeer Average
Return On Equity(4.80) % (15.17) %
Return On Asset2.54 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin(9.79) % (5.50) %
Operating Margin39.71 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation7.68 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding100.22 M1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders41.55 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions56.92 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted530.04 K3.24 M
Price to Earning69.89 times40.69 times
Price to Book1.14 times14.44 times
Price to Sales1.87 times17.81 times
Revenue1.07 B9.85 B
Gross Profit1.01 B21.75 B
EBITDA733.6 M1.41 B
Net Income(104.8 M)517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents882.21 M3.89 B
Cash per Share8.80 times5.17 times
Total Debt6.57 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity346.70 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio2.21 times3.30 times
Book Value Per Share17.55 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations429.79 M1.25 B
Short Ratio1.52 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share1.12 times2.30 times
Price to Earnings To Growth0.08 times1.22 times
Number of Employees18510.67 K
Market Capitalization2.01 B29.78 B
Last Dividend Paid1.18

AY Alerts

Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions
AY has high financial leverage indicating that it may have difficulties to generate enough cash to satisfy its debt commitments
The company generated yearly revenue of 1.07 B. Annual Net Loss to common stockholders was (104.8 M) with gross profit of 1.01 B.
About 57.0% of the company shares are held by institutions such as insurance companies
On May 30, 2018 AY paid $ 0.32 per share dividend to its current shareholders
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