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AMSWA Stock  USD 9.76  0.14  1.46%   


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American Software is trading at 9.76 as of the 23rd of July 2024, a 1.46 percent increase since the beginning of the trading day. The stock's open price was 9.62. American Software has under 5 % chance of experiencing financial distress over the next 2 years, but has generated negative returns over the last 90 days. Equity ratings for American Software are calculated daily based on our scoring framework. The performance scores are derived for the period starting the 23rd of June 2024 and ending today, the 23rd of July 2024. Click here to learn more.
Business Domain
Software & Services
IPO Date
7th of September 1984
Information Technology
American Software, Inc. develops, markets, and supports a range of computer business application software products in the United States and internationally. American Software, Inc. was incorporated in 1970 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. Amer Software operates under SoftwareApplication classification in the United States and is traded on NASDAQ Exchange. The company has 31.46 M outstanding shares of which 381.77 K shares are presently shorted by private and institutional investors with about 1.19 days to cover all short positions. More on American Software

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American Stock Highlights

ESG Sustainability
President CEOAllan Dow
Business ConcentrationApplication Software, Software - Application, Information Technology, NASDAQ Composite, NASDAQ Composite Total, Information Technology, Software, Software—Application, Technology (View all Sectors)
Average Analyst Recommendation
Financial Strength
Current ValueLast YearChange From Last Year 10 Year Trend
Return On Assets0.05250.0591
Fairly Down
Slightly volatile
Asset Turnover0.840.5327
Way Up
Slightly volatile
Gross Profit Margin0.610.6426
Notably Down
Pretty Stable
Total Current Liabilities34.3 M60.3 M
Way Down
Slightly volatile
Non Current Liabilities Total2.4 M1.6 M
Way Up
Pretty Stable
Total Assets133.6 M192.4 M
Way Down
Slightly volatile
Total Current Assets92.1 M116.2 M
Significantly Down
Slightly volatile
Total Cash From Operating Activities15 M14.8 M
Fairly Up
Pretty Stable
Debt Levels
American Software can leverage the use of borrowed funds to amplify returns from an investment. In general, analyzing the relationship between debt to total assets helps investors to understand American Software's financial leverage. It provides some insight into what part of American Software's total assets is financed by creditors.
American Software has accumulated 47 K in total debt with debt to equity ratio (D/E) of 0.01, which may suggest the company is not taking enough advantage from borrowing. American Software has a current ratio of 2.68, suggesting that it is liquid and has the ability to pay its financial obligations in time and when they become due. Note, when we think about American Software's use of debt, we should always consider it together with its cash and equity.

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(9.72 Million)
American Software (AMSWA) is traded on NASDAQ Exchange in USA. It is located in 470 East Paces Ferry Road, NE, Atlanta, GA, United States, 30305 and employs 412 people. American Software is listed under Application Software category by Fama And French industry classification. The company currently falls under 'Small-Cap' category with a current market capitalization of 320.16 M. American Software classifies itself under Software sector and is part of Information Technology industry. The entity has 31.46 M outstanding shares of which 381.77 K shares are presently shorted by private and institutional investors with about 1.19 days to cover all short positions. American Software has accumulated about 114.83 M in cash with 14.85 M of positive cash flow from operations. This results in cash-per-share (CPS) ratio of 3.41.
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Ownership Allocation
Over half of American Software's outstanding shares are owned by other corporate entities. These other corporate entities are typically referred to as corporate investors that acquire positions in a given instrument to benefit from reduced trade commissions.
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American Stock Institutional Holders

InstituionRecorded OnShares
Cove Street Capital, Llc2024-03-31
541.7 K
Ranger Investment Management Lp2024-03-31
482.4 K
Eagle Asset Management, Inc.2024-03-31
437.7 K
Bank Of New York Mellon Corp2024-03-31
357.3 K
Northern Trust Corp2024-03-31
346.5 K
Foundry Partners, Llc2024-03-31
336.4 K
Goldman Sachs Group Inc2024-03-31
333.5 K
Morgan Stanley - Brokerage Accounts2024-03-31
323.4 K
B. Riley Asset Management, Llc2024-03-31
320.9 K
Blackrock Inc2024-03-31
2.4 M
Vanguard Group Inc2024-03-31
2.4 M
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American Software Historical Income Statement

At present, American Software's Interest Expense is projected to increase significantly based on the last few years of reporting. The current year's Operating Income is expected to grow to about 6.3 M, whereas Depreciation And Amortization is forecasted to decline to about 3.4 M. View More Fundamentals

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American Software Corporate Management

Shawn ReynoldsExecutive MarketingProfile
Keith CharronChief OfficerProfile
Alex PriceSenior SalesProfile
Vincent KlingesChief OfficerProfile
Kevin McInturffExecutive DevelopmentProfile

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The danger of trading American Software is mainly related to its market volatility and Company specific events. As an investor, you must understand the concept of risk-adjusted return before you start trading. The most common way to measure the risk of American Software is by using the Sharpe ratio. The ratio expresses how much excess return you acquire for the extra volatility you endure for holding a more risker asset than American Software. The Sharpe ratio is calculated by using standard deviation and excess return to determine reward per unit of risk. To understand how volatile American Software is, you must compare it to a benchmark. Traditionally, the risk-free rate of return is the rate of return on the shortest-dated U.S. Treasury, such as a 3-year bond.

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When determining whether American Software offers a strong return on investment in its stock, a comprehensive analysis is essential. The process typically begins with a thorough review of American Software's financial statements, including income statements, balance sheets, and cash flow statements, to assess its financial health. Key financial ratios are used to gauge profitability, efficiency, and growth potential of American Software Stock. Outlined below are crucial reports that will aid in making a well-informed decision on American Software Stock:
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Is Application Software space expected to grow? Or is there an opportunity to expand the business' product line in the future? Factors like these will boost the valuation of American Software. If investors know American will grow in the future, the company's valuation will be higher. The financial industry is built on trying to define current growth potential and future valuation accurately. All the valuation information about American Software listed above have to be considered, but the key to understanding future value is determining which factors weigh more heavily than others.
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The market value of American Software is measured differently than its book value, which is the value of American that is recorded on the company's balance sheet. Investors also form their own opinion of American Software's value that differs from its market value or its book value, called intrinsic value, which is American Software's true underlying value. Investors use various methods to calculate intrinsic value and buy a stock when its market value falls below its intrinsic value. Because American Software's market value can be influenced by many factors that don't directly affect American Software's underlying business (such as a pandemic or basic market pessimism), market value can vary widely from intrinsic value.
Please note, there is a significant difference between American Software's value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine if American Software is a good investment by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, American Software's price is the amount at which it trades on the open market and represents the number that a seller and buyer find agreeable to each party.