Astrotech Corporation (ASTC): Price and Financial Metrics

Astrotech Corporation (ASTC): $0.98

-0.03 (-2.97%)

POWR Rating

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  • Sentiment is the dimension where ASTC ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 70.95% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for ASTC is in Growth, which has been heading down over the past 51 weeks.
  • ASTC's current lowest rank is in the Stability metric (where it is better than 1.49% of US stocks).

ASTC Stock Summary

  • ASTC's price/sales ratio is 149.54; that's higher than the P/S ratio of 97.59% of US stocks.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, ASTC is more volatile than 96.81% of stocks we're observing.
  • ASTROTECH Corp's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is -135.31%, greater than the shareholder yield of just 1.65% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to ASTC, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are OPTT, CSGS, PCTI, DIOD, and PRGS.
  • ASTC's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit ASTROTECH Corp's official web site, go to

ASTC Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Industrials stock, ASTC's EV/EBIT ratio is 114.19% lower, now standing at -3.1.
  • Over the past 243 months, ASTC's price/sales ratio has gone up 110.3.
  • Over the past 243 months, ASTC's price/earnings ratio has gone down 3.9.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for ASTC.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
ASTC 2021-09-03 110.5 1.9 -6.6 -3.1
ASTC 2021-09-02 112.5 1.9 -6.7 -3.3
ASTC 2021-09-01 111.5 1.9 -6.6 -3.2
ASTC 2021-08-31 112.5 1.9 -6.7 -3.3
ASTC 2021-08-30 111.5 1.9 -6.6 -3.2
ASTC 2021-08-27 111.5 1.9 -6.6 -3.2

ASTC Growth Metrics

  • Its 2 year price growth rate is now at 50.8%.
  • The 3 year revenue growth rate now stands at -93.46%.
  • The year over year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 569.51%.
Over the past 33 months, ASTC's revenue has gone up $215,000.

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

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-06-30 0.334 -7.41 -7.603
2021-03-31 0.488 -6.839 -8.228
2020-12-31 0.552 -6.073 -7.893
2020-09-30 0.627 -6.581 -8.354
2020-06-30 0.488 -6.931 -8.311
2020-03-31 0.411 -6.881 -7.961

ASTC'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.
  • ASTC has a Quality Grade of F, ranking ahead of 2.12% of graded US stocks.
  • ASTC's asset turnover comes in at 0.011 -- ranking 74th of 75 Measuring and Control Equipment stocks.
  • DHR, MTD, and RLBY are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with ASTC.

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

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.011 0.108 -1.062
2021-03-31 0.029 0.121 -18.839
2020-12-31 0.055 0.105 -7.075
2020-09-30 0.124 0.104 -4.416
2020-06-30 0.088 0.080 -2.961
2020-03-31 0.082 0.061 -3.155

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ASTC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $0.98 52-week high $6.14
Prev. close $1.01 52-week low $0.94
Day low $0.97 Volume 671,600
Day high $1.02 Avg. volume 2,416,411
50-day MA $1.04 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $1.53 Market Cap 48.46M

Astrotech Corporation (ASTC) Company Bio

Astrotech Corporation operates as a science and technology development and commercialization company in the United States. It operates through two segments, 1st Detect Corporation and AgLAB Inc. The 1st Detect Corporation segment manufactures explosives and narcotics trace detectors for use at airports, secured facilities, and borders. This segment provides TRACER 1000, a mass spectrometer based explosives trace detector to replace the explosives and narcotics trace detectors used at airports, cargo and secured facilities, and borders. The AgLAB Inc. segment develops AgLAB-1000, a mass spectrometer for use in the agriculture market for process control and the detection of trace amounts of solvents and pesticides. It also develops BreathTest-1000, a breath analysis tool to screen for volatile organic compound metabolites found in a person's breath. The company was formerly known as SPACEHAB, Inc. and changed its name to Astrotech Corporation in 2009. Astrotech Corporation was founded in 1984 is based in Austin, Texas.

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Latest ASTC News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about ASTROTECH Corp that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate ASTC as an investment opportunity.

Astrotech Reports Fiscal Year 2021 Financial Results

AUSTIN, Texas, September 20, 2021--Astrotech Corporation (Nasdaq: ASTC) reported its financial results for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2021.

Yahoo | September 20, 2021

Astrotech Stock Surges On First Purchase Order For Checkpoint Security

Astrotech Corp (NASDAQ: ASTC) subsidiary 1st Detect has secured a purchase order for its TRACER 1000, representing the first units deployed at an airport security checkpoint. The financial terms of the order were not disclosed. The TRACER 1000 explosives trace detector (ETD) will now be operating in fifteen locations in ten countries throughout Europe and Asia. The TRACER 1000 is a mass spectrometry-based ETD to have received European Civil Aviation Conference (ECAC) certification for checkpoint

Yahoo | August 25, 2021

1st Detect Lands First Purchase Order for Checkpoint Security

AUSTIN, Texas, August 25, 2021--Astrotech Corporation (NASDAQ: ASTC) announced today that its 1st Detect subsidiary has secured an important landmark purchase order for its TRACER 1000™, representing the first units to be deployed at an airport security checkpoint. Including prior sales to worldwide cargo facilities, the TRACER 1000 explosives trace detector (ETD) will now be operating in fifteen locations in ten countries throughout Europe and Asia.

Yahoo | August 25, 2021

NASA begins launch preparations for first mission to the Trojan asteroids

NASA''s first spacecraft to explore the Trojan asteroids arrived Friday, July 30, at the agency''s Kennedy Space Center (KSC) in Florida. It is now in a cleanroom at nearby Astrotech, ready to begin final preparations for its October launch.

Phys | August 3, 2021

Astrotech Hires Industry Veteran Joe Levinthal to Lead AgLABs Science Team

AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #Aglab--Astrotech Corporation (NASDAQ: ASTC) announced today that its AgLAB Inc. subsidiary has hired Joe Levinthal, a hemp and cannabis industry veteran and an expert in mass spectrometry, as its Chief Science Officer, to help lead AgLABs product development team. Joe brings an extensive background in applying highly complex scientific instrumentation to develop products derived from hemp and cannabis, and he has worked with some of the leading companies in the industr

Business Wire | August 3, 2021

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ASTC Price Returns

1-mo -7.55%
3-mo -10.09%
6-mo -18.33%
1-year -40.61%
3-year -66.09%
5-year -87.98%
YTD -44.63%
2020 -1.67%
2019 -62.26%
2018 42.39%
2017 -55.33%
2016 -1.96%

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