Aqua Metals, Inc. (AQMS): Price and Financial Metrics

Aqua Metals, Inc. (AQMS): $1.05

0.04 (+3.96%)

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AQMS Price/Volume Stats

Current price $1.05 52-week high $1.59
Prev. close $1.01 52-week low $0.50
Day low $1.02 Volume 45,699
Day high $1.05 Avg. volume 328,296
50-day MA $1.06 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $0.98 Market Cap 87.29M

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  • AQMS scores best on the Growth dimension, with a Growth rank ahead of 66.65% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for AQMS is in Sentiment, which has been heading down over the past 179 days.
  • AQMS's current lowest rank is in the Quality metric (where it is better than 0.15% of US stocks).

AQMS Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for AQMS is 0 -- better than just 8.23% of US stocks.
  • With a price/sales ratio of 22,031.52, AQUA METALS INC has a higher such ratio than 99.96% of stocks in our set.
  • As for revenue growth, note that AQMS's revenue has grown -97.69% over the past 12 months; that beats the revenue growth of only 0.93% of US companies in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to AQMS, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are KZIA, ATOM, LXRX, VTVT, and CRMD.
  • Visit AQMS's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

AQMS Valuation Summary

  • AQMS's EV/EBIT ratio is -6; this is 138.22% lower than that of the median Industrials stock.
  • Over the past 95 months, AQMS's price/sales ratio has gone NA NA.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for AQMS.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
AQMS 2023-05-19 21625 4.5 -5.5 -6.0
AQMS 2023-05-18 21625 4.5 -5.5 -6.0
AQMS 2023-05-17 21200 4.4 -5.4 -5.9
AQMS 2023-05-16 21400 4.5 -5.5 -5.9
AQMS 2023-05-15 21400 4.5 -5.5 -5.9
AQMS 2023-05-12 21625 4.5 -5.5 -6.0

AQMS Growth Metrics

    Its 3 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 58.32%.
  • Its year over year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -22.91%.
  • Its 3 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -41.05%.
AQMS's revenue has moved down $4,097,000 over the prior 49 months.

The table below shows AQMS's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-09-30 0.177 -13.17 -16.166
2022-06-30 0.177 -9.024 -13.667
2022-03-31 0.173 -9.048 -18.517
2021-12-31 0.173 -7.615 -18.193
2021-09-30 0 -5.789 -29.003
2021-06-30 0.09 -7.645 -29.454

AQMS's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • AQMS has a Quality Grade of F, ranking ahead of 0.39% of graded US stocks.
  • AQMS's asset turnover comes in at 0.002 -- ranking 41st of 41 Steel Works Etc stocks.
  • HWM, HAYN, and BOOM are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with AQMS.

The table below shows AQMS's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.002 -70.822 -0.912
2021-03-31 0.002 -61.578 -0.603
2020-12-31 0.002 -49.704 -0.505
2020-09-30 0.011 -11.977 -0.367
2020-06-30 0.045 -4.280 -0.521
2020-03-31 0.061 -3.842 -0.634

AQMS Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of AQMS, see our AQMS price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $7.50 Average Broker Recommendation 1.25 (Strong Buy)

Aqua Metals, Inc. (AQMS) Company Bio

Aqua Metals, Inc. engages in the business of recycling lead. It has developed AquaRefining, a process for recycling lead acid batteries. The company was founded in 2014 and is based in Alameda, California.

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Latest AQMS News From Around the Web

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Aqua Metals Announces Participation in Upcoming Investor Conferences

RENO, Nev., May 09, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aqua Metals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AQMS) a pioneer in sustainable lithium battery recycling, today announced that management will attend and present at the following investor conferences during May 2023. Oppenheimer Emerging Growth Conference, May 11, 2023, Virtual: Steve Cotton, President & Chief Executive Officer, and Judd Merrill, Chief Financial Officer will conduct virtual one-on-one meetings with investors throughout the conference.Credit Suisse Renewab

Yahoo | May 9, 2023

Aqua Metals, Inc. (AQMS) Q1 2023 Earnings Call Transcript

Aqua Metals, Inc. (AQMS)

Q1 2023 Results Conference Call

May 04, 2023 04:30 PM ET

Company Participants

Bob Meyers - Investor Relations, FNK IR

Steve Cotton - Chief Executive Officer and President

Judd Merrill - Chief Financial Officer

Conference Call Participants

Colin Rusch - Oppenheimer & Co. Inc.

Sameer Joshi - H.C. Wainwright & Co., LLC



Good afternoon and welcome to the Aqua Metals First Quarter Financial Results Conference Call. At this time, all participants are in a listen-only mode. A question-and-answer session will follow the formal presentation. [Operator Instructions]. Please note, this conference is bein...

SA Transcripts on Seeking Alpha | May 5, 2023

Q1 2023 Aqua Metals Inc Earnings Call

Q1 2023 Aqua Metals Inc Earnings Call

Yahoo | May 5, 2023

Aqua Metals Produces High-Value Minerals at Pilot Plant, Secures Site to Expand Commercial Operations, During First Quarter of 2023

Achievements in low-carbon battery materials by Aqua Metals propel partnership with cathode manufacturer 6K EnergyRENO, Nev., May 04, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aqua Metals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AQMS) (“Aqua Metals" or the "Company”), a pioneer in sustainable lithium battery recycling, today announced financial results and provided a business update for the first quarter ended March 31, 2023. First Quarter and Recent Highlights: Announced a non-recurring engineering agreement (NRE) and long-term partners

Yahoo | May 4, 2023

Aqua Metals and 6K Energy Announce Partnership to Develop Next Generation of Sustainable Materials for Lithium Batteries

Companies enter into strategic development agreement to build a domestic supply chain for low-carbon battery cathode productionNORTH ANDOVER, Mass. and RENO, Nev., May 03, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aqua Metals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AQMS) (“Aqua Metals"), a pioneer in sustainable lithium-ion battery recycling, and 6K Energy, a leader in the production of sustainable materials for lithium-ion batteries, today announced a partnership to develop the next generation of low-carbon battery materials and plans

Yahoo | May 3, 2023

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AQMS Price Returns

1-mo 0.00%
3-mo -5.41%
6-mo 54.32%
1-year 8.35%
3-year 20.25%
5-year -67.49%
YTD -16.00%
2022 1.63%
2021 -59.00%
2020 297.19%
2019 -58.50%
2018 -14.55%

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