AHPI stock: buy or sell?

AHPI stock price: $1.53 4.79% At close on August 20th, 2019

Updated on:
August 20th, 2019

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Allied Healthcare Products shares skyrocketed 4.79% to $1.53 on Aug 20th.

Allied Healthcare Products, Inc. manufactures and markets respiratory products for use in the health care industry in a range of hospitals and alternate site settings worldwide.

Should I buy AHPI stock?

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Currently, Allied Healthcare Products stock doesn't match any of these trading strategies, so our recommendation is not to buy.

Buy setupElegible
New all-time highNo
New 52 week highNo
Price crossing up 200d MANo
100d MA crossing up 200d MANo
This is not a selling recommendation at all, just it's not the best moment to buy if you follow any of these trading strategies.

Is Allied Healthcare Products stock a buy?

Everyday, hundreds of stock ratings are posted by financial analysts to indicate a particular stock's attractiveness. Unfortunately, we couldn't detect any rating for AHPI stock for the last 30 days.

AHPI stock analysis

Daily outlook

Allied Healthcare Products ended on August 20th at $1.53 and skyrocketed an astounding 4.79%.

Allied Healthcare Products shares skyrocketed 4.79% to $1.53 on August/20.

AHPI stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

Allied Healthcare Products shares grew 0.66% this week, ending at $1.53. Early July AHPI boosted an exceptional 7.03% in just one week. Late July AHPI plummed a hair-raising -5.81% in just one week.

Allied Healthcare Products is in a clear downtrend, marking consecutive falling tops and bottoms. Now is trading in between the - range. There is an opportunity to rebound and reverse this situation if price can hold above the level. Since early July, when AHPI stock price broke down the 40-weeks moving avarage line, it slid $-0.35 per share (-18.62%). Trading stocks that are below the 40-weeks (that is, 200-days) moving average mark is not recommended by many experts, as it indicates that the stock has not enough institutional support.

AHPI stock chart (weekly)

AHPI stock price history

AHPI IPO was on January 14th, 1992 at $16.80 per share1. Since then, AHPI stock declined a -90.90%, with a yearly average of -3.40%.

1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.

AHPI stock historical price chart

AHPI stock reached 52-week highs at $3.48, and all-time highs 1995-11-08 with a price of 38.32.

AHPI stock price target

Predicting the price evolution of a stock or any financial instrument in a reliable and repeatable way is probably impossible. However, many stock price predictions are published every day by banks, financial institutions and independent analysts. We do not recommend to follow these stock price predictions without a critical thinking from your side, as their accuracy is usually low. For the last month we have not found any price forecast for Allied Healthcare Products stock by any trusted analyst.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

Since April, when Allied Healthcare Products posted its last earnings report, it plummed a godawful -13.56%. Unfortunately, reported EPS is not yet available in our database.
AHPI earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise
2017-Q1-n/a-0.1n/a
2017-Q2-n/a-0.12n/a
2017-Q3-n/a-0.19n/a
2017-Q42018-04-03n/an/an/a
2018-Q12018-05-15n/a-0.22n/a
2018-Q22018-09-28n/a-0.04n/a
2018-Q32018-11-14n/a-0.31n/a
2018-Q42019-04-03n/an/an/a
2019-Q1-n/an/an/a
2019-Q2-n/an/an/a

Annual financial results

In 2018, Allied Healthcare Products annual turnover stayed constant a tiny 0.74% to $33.76 million USD from $33.51 marked in 2017. Aligned with this, its profit margin (compared to revenues) remained stable to -6.49%, that is $-2.19 million.

Allied Healthcare Products fiscal year ends in June, and to compare its evolution since then, we estimate annual sales and income figures by adding results from the last 4 quarters. This is called TTM (or Twelve Trailing Months). So, Allied Healthcare Products TTM sales up to December 2018 were $32.52 and income $-3.06 million dollars. When comparing this TTM figures with the last reported annuality, we can esteem Allied Healthcare Products business evolution since June 2018: Annual sales up to December, compared to lastest yearly report, depreciated a lame -3.67%. In line, profit margin (net income/revenues) decreased at -6.49%.

AHPI annual Sales and Income evolution
YearSalesYoYIncome/(margin)YoY
2013$39 M-$-1.26 M-3.3%-
2014$36 M-5.65%$-2.81 M-7.7%123.02%
2015$35 M-2.50%$-1.78 M-5.0%-36.75%
2016$36 M1.38%$-2.30 M-6.4%29.68%
2017$34 M-6.79%$-2.09 M-6.2%-9.38%
2018$34 M0.74%$-2.19 M-6.5%4.96%
TTM $33 M-3.67%$-3.06 M-9.4%39.51%

Quarterly financial results

Allied Healthcare Products posted $8.11 M in sales for 2018-Q4, a 11.53% up compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked $-0.78 million with a profit margin of -9.61%. Profit margin escalated a 7.37% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was -16.98%. When comparing sales to same quarter last year, Allied Healthcare Products sales marked a tragic correction and dropped a -7.01%.
AHPI quarterly Sales and Income evolution
QuarterSales1QoQ2Income1/(margin)QoQ2
2017-Q1$9 M-$-0.40 M-4.7%-
2017-Q2$8 M-4.20%$-0.49 M-6.0%22.60%
2017-Q3$8 M-3.93%$-0.77 M-9.7%55.19%
2017-Q4$9 M10.41%$-0.38 M-4.4%-50.38%
2018-Q1$8 M-2.89%$-0.90 M-10.6%136.68%
2018-Q2$9 M2.49%$-0.14 M-1.7%-84.11%
2018-Q3$7 M-16.23%$-1.23 M-17.0%762.11%
2018-Q4$8 M11.53%$-0.78 M-9.6%-36.87%

Allied Healthcare Products ownership

When you are planning to buy a stock, it's worth to have a look its ownership structure.

Management staff in all public traded companies that hold equity is required to report every transaction to the SEC. For Allied Healthcare Products, 62.88% of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.

In case of Allied Healthcare Products stock, 11.25% of its shares are held by institutions (mutual funds, pension funds, big banks and other large financial institutions). Bearish positions for AHPI stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.

For a better understanding, the following table shows ownership data compared to other related companies:

AHPICAHDYNTELMDGE
Market cap$6.1 M$13.0 B$10.7 M$44.7 M$71.5 B
Total shares4.0 M298.1 M8.4 M8.4 M8,730.0 M
Float shares3.4 M296.8 M3.2 M6.8 M8,720.0 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)11.2%92.4%13.2%25.9%58.6%
  - Insider holdings (%)62.9%0.3%41.4%18.5%0.2%
Shares in short selling0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%

AHPI summary

Tuesday, August 20th, 2019
Open$1.54
Close$1.53
Day range$1.50 - $1.54
Previous close$1.46
Session gain4.79%
Average true range$0.10
50d mov avg$1.70
100d mov avg$1.73
200d mov avg$1.88
Daily patternlt03a
Weekly pattern lt02a

Allied Healthcare Products performance

To better understand Allied Healthcare Products performance you must becnhmark its gains with other related stocks in same sector or industry. In the following table, we compare Allied Healthcare Products performance to Cardinal Health, Dynatronics, Electromed, General Electric, Inogen, Masimo, ResMed, Teleflex and Thermo Fisher Scientific:
Stock3m6m12m
AHPIAllied Healthcare...-6.13%-19.47%-35.71%
CAHCardinal Health-3.78%-18.65%-12.13%
DYNTDynatronics-27.43%-41.20%-53.82%
ELMDElectromed-2.03%-6.02%4.12%
GEGeneral Electric-13.24%-16.09%-31.00%
INGNInogen-32.24%-68.80%-81.82%
MASIMasimo8.22%16.69%28.21%
RMDResMed19.79%35.19%26.62%
TFXTeleflex24.53%29.28%49.20%
TMOThermo Fisher Sci...2.41%10.49%18.85%

Allied Healthcare Products competitors

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