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How to buy American Superconductor Corporation (AMSC) stock

Learn how to easily invest in American Superconductor Corporation stock.

American Superconductor Corporation
NASDAQ: AMSC - USD
SPECIALTY INDUSTRIAL MACHINERY
$14.13
-$0.35 (-2.42%)

American Superconductor Corporation is a specialty industrial machinery business based in the US. American Superconductor Corporation shares (AMSC) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. American Superconductor Corporation employs 225 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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American Superconductor Corporation stock price (NASDAQ: AMSC)

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American Superconductor Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-22.
Latest market close$14.97
52-week range$8.96 - $31.78
50-day moving average $15.83
200-day moving average $19.82
Wall St. target price$27.33
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.02

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American Superconductor Corporation price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $14.97 from 2021-05-28

1 week (2021-07-14) N/A
1 month (2021-06-25) -14.85%
3 months (2021-04-21) N/A
6 months (2021-01-21) N/A
1 year (2020-07-21) N/A
2 years (2019-07-21) N/A
3 years (2018-07-21) N/A
5 years (2016-07-21) N/A

American Superconductor Corporation financials

Revenue TTM $87.1 million
Gross profit TTM $18.5 million
Return on assets TTM -8.02%
Return on equity TTM -24.02%
Profit margin -26.03%
Book value $4.23
Market capitalisation $408.5 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting American Superconductor Corporation shares

There are currently 1.7 million American Superconductor Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as American Superconductor Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 0.3% up from 1.7 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting American Superconductor Corporation shares can be evaluated.

American Superconductor Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

American Superconductor Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of American Superconductor Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of American Superconductor Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 736806.08695652). American Superconductor Corporation's SIR currently stands at 2.3. In other words for every 100,000 American Superconductor Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2300 shares are currently held short.

However American Superconductor Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of American Superconductor Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable American Superconductor Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case American Superconductor Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0.06% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 American Superconductor Corporation shares in existence, roughly 60 shares are currently held short) or 0.0676% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable American Superconductor Corporation shares, roughly 68 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against American Superconductor Corporation.

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American Superconductor Corporation share dividends

We're not expecting American Superconductor Corporation to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have American Superconductor Corporation's shares ever split?

American Superconductor Corporation's shares were split on a 1:10 basis on 24 March 2015. So if you had owned 10 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your American Superconductor Corporation shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 900% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for American Superconductor Corporation shares which in turn could have impacted American Superconductor Corporation's share price.

American Superconductor Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, American Superconductor Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $8.96 up to $31.78. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

AMSC.US volatility(beta: 1.13)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while American Superconductor Corporation's is 1.1338. This would suggest that American Superconductor Corporation's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

American Superconductor Corporation overview

American Superconductor Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides megawatt-scale power resiliency solutions worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Grid and Wind. The Grid segment offers products and services that enable electric utilities, industrial facilities, and renewable energy project developers to connect, transmit, and distribute power under the Gridtec Solutions brand; and engineering planning services. It provides transmission planning services, which identify power grid congestion, poor power quality, and other risks; grid interconnection solutions for wind farms and solar power plants, power quality systems, and transmission and distribution cable systems; resilient electric grid systems, which provide protection against the adverse effects that follow the loss of critical substation facilities in urban areas; D-VAR systems used for controlling power flow and voltage in the AC transmission system; actiVAR system, a fast-switching medium-voltage reactive compensation solution; armorVAR system installed for reactive compensation, power factor correction, loss reduction, utility bill savings, and mitigation of common power quality concerns related to power converter-based generation and load devices; and D-VAR volt var optimization (VVO) that serves the distribution power grid market. This segment also offers ship protection systems, which reduce a naval ship's magnetic signature; and in board power delivery systems, power generation systems, and propulsion systems. The Wind segment designs wind turbine systems and licenses these designs to third parties under the Windtec Solutions brand. It supplies power electronics and software-based control systems, and provides customer support services to wind turbine manufacturers.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of American Superconductor Corporation is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 10.164% of American Superconductor Corporation shares are held by insiders and 61.001% by institutions.
How many people work for American Superconductor Corporation?
Latest data suggests 225 work at American Superconductor Corporation.
When does the fiscal year end for American Superconductor Corporation?
American Superconductor Corporation's fiscal year ends in March.
Where is American Superconductor Corporation based?
American Superconductor Corporation's address is: 114 East Main Street, Ayer, MA, United States, 01432
What is American Superconductor Corporation's ISIN number?
American Superconductor Corporation's international securities identification number is: US0301112076
What is American Superconductor Corporation's CUSIP number?
American Superconductor Corporation's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 030111108

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