Amer Superconductor Stock Story

AMSC -  USA Stock  

USD 13.50  0.37  2.67%

40% of stocks are less volatile than Amer Superconductor, and 99% of all traded equity instruments are projected to make higher returns than the company over the 60 days investment horizon. Since many greedy investors are excited about industrials space, let's go over Amer Superconductor against its current volatility. We will go over a few points Amer Superconductor investors should remember regarding its volatility.
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Is Amer Superconductor (NASDAQ:AMSC) rise rational given current volatility?
Amer Superconductor currently holds 3.91 M in liabilities with Debt to Equity (D/E) ratio of 0.03, which may suggest the firm is not taking enough advantage from borrowing. The entity has a current ratio of 2.69, suggesting that it is liquid enough and is able to pay its financial obligations when due.
Volatility is a rate at which the price of Amer Superconductor or any other equity instrument increases or decreases for a given set of returns. It is measured by calculating the standard deviation of the annualized returns over a given period of time and shows the range to which the price of Amer Superconductor may increase or decrease. In other words, similar to Amer Superconductor's beta indicator, it measures the risk of Amer Superconductor and helps estimate the fluctuations that may happen in a short period of time. So if prices of Amer Superconductor fluctuate rapidly in a short time span, it is termed to have high volatility, and if it swings slowly in a more extended period, it is understood to have low volatility.
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How important is Amer Superconductor's Liquidity

Amer Superconductor financial leverage refers to using borrowed capital as a funding source to finance Amer Superconductor ongoing operations. It is usually used to expand the firm's asset base and generate returns on borrowed capital. Amer Superconductor financial leverage is typically calculated by taking the company's all interest-bearing debt and dividing it by total capital. So the higher the debt-to-capital ratio (i.e., financial leverage), the riskier the company. Please check the breakdown between Amer Superconductor's total debt and its cash.

How Amer Superconductor utilizes its cash?

To perform a cash flow analysis of Amer Superconductor, investors first need to understand how to read the cash flow statement. A cash flow statement shows the amount of cash Amer Superconductor is receiving and how much cash it distributes out in a given period. The Amer Superconductor cash flow statement breaks down these inflows and outflows into different buckets, including operating activities, investing activities, and financing activities.
Amer Superconductor Net Cash Flow from Operations is projected to increase significantly based on the last few years of reporting. The past year's Net Cash Flow from Operations was at (8.68 Million)

Amer Superconductor Volatility Drivers

Amer Superconductor unsystematic risk is unique to Amer Superconductor and usually not directly affected by the market or economic environment. An example of unsystematic risk is the possibility of poor earnings or a layoff due to coronavirus. One may mitigate nonsystematic risk by buying different securities in the same industry or by buying in different sectors. For example, if you have a position in Amer Superconductor you can also buy Barnes Group. You can also mitigate this risk by investing in the specialty industrial machinery sector as well as in companies having nothing to do with it. This type of risk is also called diversifiable risk and can be understood from analyzing Amer Superconductor important indicators over time. Here we run a correlation analysis between relevant fundamental ratios over at least ten year period to find a relationship in the way they react to changes in Amer Superconductor income statement and balance sheet. Here are more details about Amer Superconductor volatility.
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