Ampco Pittsburgh Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

AP -- USA Stock  

USD 4.35  0.56  14.78%

Allowing for the 30-days total investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Ampco Pittsburgh Corporation is 'Strong Sell'. 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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Analyst Consensus

For the selected time horizon Ampco Pittsburgh Corporation has a mean deviation of 2.38, semi deviation of 2.63, standard deviation of 3.54, variance of 12.57, downside variance of 8.56 and semi variance of 6.91
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 254.59K, 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 Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

Ampco Pittsburgh has very high historical volatility over the last 30 days
Ampco Pittsburgh 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 404.66M. Annual Net Loss to common stockholders was (58.53M) with gross profit of 67.59M.
AMPCO PITTS CP reports about 6.46M in cash with (4.18M) of positive cash flow from operations. This results in cash-per-share (CPS) ratio of 0.51.
Roughly 14.0% of the company shares are held by company insiders
Latest headline from MacroaxisInsider: Sale by Louis Berkman Investment Co of 100 shares of Ampco Pittsburgh

Ampco Pittsburgh current analysts recommendations

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

Ampco Pittsburgh Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.18Value At Risk4.55
Potential Upside4.71Standard Deviation3.54
 Return Density 

Ampco Pittsburgh Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.0061
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.0423

Ampco Pittsburgh Volatility Alert

Ampco Pittsburgh Corporation currently demonstrates below average downside deviation of 2.93. It has Information Ratio of 0.04 and Jensen Alpha of 0.17. However, we do advice investors to further question Ampco Pittsburgh Corporation expected returns to make sure all indicators are consistent with the current outlook about its relatively low value at risk.
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Ampco Pittsburgh Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsAmpco PittsburghPeer Average
Return On Equity(48.01)% (0.31)%
Return On Asset(1.28)% (0.14)%
Profit Margin(21.32)% (1.27)%
Operating Margin(2.80)% (5.51)%
Current Valuation127.26M16.62B
Shares Outstanding12.64M571.82M
Shares Owned by Insiders13.71% 10.09%
Shares Owned by Institutions47.87% 39.21%
Number of Shares Shorted254.59K4.71M
Price to Earning(2.74)X28.72X
Price to Book0.62X9.51X
Price to Sales0.11X11.42X
Gross Profit67.59M27.38B
Net Income(58.53M)570.98M
Cash and Equivalents6.46M2.7B
Cash per Share0.51X5.01X
Total Debt83.76M5.32B
Debt to Equity106.30% 48.70%
Current Ratio1.52X2.16X
Book Value Per Share5.76X1.93K
Cash Flow from Operations(4.18M)971.22M
Short Ratio14.18X4.00X
Earnings Per Share(6.89)X3.12X
Number of Employees1.92K18.84K
Market Capitalization44.78M19.03B
Total Asset506.16M29.47B
Retained Earnings77.3M9.33B
Working Capital138.35M1.48B
Current Asset219.68M9.34B
Current Liabilities81.33M7.9B
   Sale by Berkman Louis of 1000 shares of Ampco Pittsburgh [view details]