Ameri stock: buy or sell?

AMRH stock price: $1.59 -9.66% At close on January 17th, 2020

Updated on:
January 17th, 2020

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Ameri shares collapsed -9.66% to $1.59 yesterday. On Wednesday AMRH climbed an outstanding 5.08%.

AMERI Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides SAP cloud and digital enterprise services. The company offers cloud services, including public, private, and hybrid SAP cloud services, as well as SAP HANA cloud migration and cloud automation solutions.

Should I buy Ameri stock?

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Currently, Ameri 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 Ameri stock a buy?

Everyday, hundreds of stock ratings are published by financial analysts to indicate a particular stock's attractiveness. Unfortunately, we couldn't find any rating for AMRH stock for the last month.

Ameri stock analysis

Daily outlook

Shares of Ameri ended yesterday at $1.59 and collapsed a hair-raising -9.66%.

Shares of Ameri ended yesterday at $1.59 and collapsed a hair-raising -9.66%. Since price and SMA50d lines crossed down on September, AMRH fell $-5.51 per share (-77.61%).

AMRH stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

After climbing for 4 weeks, this week Ameri collapsed a hair-raising -35.37%, closing at $1.59. Late December 2019 AMRH skyrocketed a super good 10.00% in just one week.

Since late July 2019, when AMRH stock price broke down the 40-weeks moving avarage line, it slid $-6.19 per share (-79.56%). Stocks under the 40w moving average line are usually not recommended for average traders.

AMRH stock chart (weekly)

Ameri stock price history

Ameri IPO was on November 17th, 2017 at $90.00 per share1. Since then, AMRH stock declined a -98.20%, with a yearly average of -49.10%.

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

Ameri stock historical price chart

AMRH stock reached 52-week highs on March at $12.00, and all-time highs 2018-01-10 with a price of 337.5.

Ameri stock price target

Nobody can reliably foresee how stock prices may evolve in the future. However, financial institutions invest time and resources to provide the most accurated estimations to help investors to make their decisions. You should not follow the analysts' AMRH stock price predictions in the hope that they will be met as they may be wrong and not met. For the last 30 days we have not found any price target for Ameri stock by any trusted analyst.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

Since April, when Ameri posted its last earnings report, it . As soon as we get its posted EPS from the earnings report, we will extend this report.
AMRH earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise
2017-Q1-n/an/an/a
2017-Q2-n/an/an/a
2017-Q32017-11-14n/an/an/a
2017-Q42018-04-02-0.2-0.09n/a
2018-Q12018-05-15-0.08-0.11n/a
2018-Q22018-08-14-0.08-0.07n/a
2018-Q32018-11-14-0.05-0.08n/a
2018-Q42019-03-26n/a-0.3n/a
2019-Q12019-04-02n/an/an/a
2019-Q2-n/an/an/a

Annual financial results

Compared to 2017, last anual sales report draw a scary correction of -11.51% to $43.00 M USD. Similarly, its earnings margin (compared to revenues) plummed to -39.30%, that is $-16.90 million.

To have an up to date picture of the financial situation of Ameri, we have calculated the trailing twelve month (TTM) sales and income figures. TTM values are the sum of the last 4 quarters and aproximate to an annual fiscal report ending in 2019-Q1 that can be compared to 2018 fiscal year results. Annual Ameri TTM sales up to were $31.94 and income was $-15.33 M USD. When comparing this TTM figures with the last reported annuality, we can review Ameri business evolution since December 2018: Annual sales up to , compared to lastest yearly report, plunged a bloodcurdling -25.73%. Regarding profit margin, Ameri eased -8.69% to -39.30%

AMRH annual Sales and Income evolution
YearSalesYoYIncome/(margin)YoY
2015$20 M-$-0.81 M-4.0%-
2016$36 M78.40%$-2.78 M-7.7%241.58%
2017$49 M34.44%$-9.07 M-18.7%226.35%
2018$43 M-11.51%$-16.90 M-39.3%86.20%
TTM $32 M-25.73%$-15.33 M-48.0%-9.30%

Quarterly financial results

Ameri reported M in revenues for 2019-Q1, a -100.00% less compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter earnings marked M with a profit margin of . Profit margin stayed steady a 0.00% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was -192.21%. When comparing turnover to same quarter last year, Ameri sales marked a dreadful slide and plunged a -100.00%. Looking back to recent quarterly results, Ameri posted 3 positive quarters in a row.
AMRH quarterly Sales and Income evolution
QuarterSales1QoQ2Income1/(margin)QoQ2
2017-Q1$12 M-$-0.72 M-5.8%-
2017-Q2$12 M-0.57%$-3.28 M-26.7%357.68%
2017-Q3$13 M2.12%$-4.07 M-32.5%24.01%
2017-Q4$11 M-8.58%$-1.01 M-8.8%-75.27%
2018-Q1$11 M-3.42%$-1.57 M-14.2%56.26%
2018-Q2$11 M0.12%$-1.26 M-11.4%-19.82%
2018-Q3$11 M-4.51%$5.70 M53.9%-552.26%
2018-Q4$10 M-2.77%$-19.77 M-192.2%-446.79%

Ameri ownership

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

Management staff in all public traded companies that hold equity is required to report every transaction to the SEC. For Ameri, 20.62% of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.

In case of Ameri stock, 3.07% of its shares are held by institutions (mutual funds, pension funds, big banks and other large financial institutions). Bearish positions for AMRH stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.

The following table compares ownership indicators for other stocks related to Ameri:

AMRHAAOICEVACREEPLAB
Market cap$4.0 M$284.1 M$643.9 M$5.6 B$989.8 M
Total shares2.5 M20.1 M22.0 M107.7 M65.4 M
Float shares2.2 M18.4 M21.5 M107.2 M63.9 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)3.1%65.1%86.9%101.2%98.5%
  - Insider holdings (%)20.6%5.7%1.1%0.6%2.5%
Shares in short selling0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%

Ameri summary

Friday, January 17th, 2020
Open$1.75
Close$1.59
Day range$1.50 - $1.76
Previous close$1.76
Session gain-9.66%
Average true range$0.27
50d mov avg$2.46
100d mov avg$3.49
200d mov avg$5.80
Daily pattern
Weekly pattern lt03c

Ameri performance

Stocks performance is always measured in comparision to the market or competitors and related stocks in the same industry. For Ameri, the benchmark is made against Applied Optoelectronics, CEVA, Cree and Photronics.
Stock3m6m12m
AMRHAmeri-55.21%-81.79%-72.96%
AAOIApplied Optoelect...30.14%46.78%-14.89%
CEVA 5.70%15.23%9.50%
CREECree18.03%-9.94%8.16%
PLABPhotronics33.66%72.91%47.32%

Ameri competitors

One check before investing in any stock is to review a list of its competitors, in this case for Ameri. We selected 4 companies as Ameri competitors as they are in the same industry or have similar market objectives.