American Electric Technologies, Inc [AETI] took an upward turn with a change of 10.87%, trading at the price of $1.02 during the trading session on Thursday. The price movement in correlation with percentage of the mentioned increase can allow a valuable insight to investors. During the last trading session 1.85 million shares changed hands being bought and sold, while American Electric Technologies, Inc shares have an average trading volume of 508.95K shares for that time period. AETI monthly volatility recorded N/A, in the meanwhile having share price volatility for the week set at N/A. PS value for AETI stocks is 1.18 with PB recorded at 1.24.

American Electric Technologies, Inc [NASDAQ:AETI]: Analyst Rating and Earnings

Pro stock market traders often keep their attention pointed at what top market analysts have to say regarding a potential equity investment. Its stock price has been found in the range of 0.40 to 1.84. This is compared to its latest closing price of $0.92.

For the quarter ending in Dec-15 American Electric Technologies, Inc [AETI] generated $0.01 billion in sales. That’s 26.27% lower than the average estimate of $0.01 billion as provided by Wall Street analysts. The three indicators above suggest that on the whole, this stock is not presenting an attractive investment option, as there are too many red flags that don’t point to a high-value ROI.

Keep your eyes peeled for this company’s upcoming financial results publication, which is slated for Tue 13 Aug (In 33 Days).

Fundamental Analysis of American Electric Technologies, Inc [AETI]

Now let’s turn to look at profitability: with a current Operating Margin for American Electric Technologies, Inc [AETI] sitting at -24.12 and its Gross Margin at +23.46.

This company’s Return on Total Capital is -11.24, and its Return on Invested Capital has reached -28.70%. Its Return on Equity is -12.66, and its Return on Assets is -6.58. These metrics suggest that this American Electric Technologies, Inc does a poor job of managing its assets, and likely won’t be able to provide successful business outcomes for its investors in the near term.

Turning to investigate this organization’s capital structure, American Electric Technologies, Inc [AETI] has generated a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio of 1.72. Similarly, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 1.69, while its Total Debt to Total Assets stands at 1.39.

What about valuation? This company’s Enterprise Value to EBITDA is -3.36. The Enterprise Value to Sales for this firm is now 0.73, and its Total Debt to Enterprise Value stands at 0.02. American Electric Technologies, Inc [AETI] has a Price to Book Ratio of 1.11.

Shifting the focus to workforce efficiency, American Electric Technologies, Inc [AETI] earns $74,422 for each employee under its payroll. Similarly, this company’s Receivables Turnover is 1.10 and its Total Asset Turnover is 0.30. This publicly-traded organization’s liquidity data is also interesting: its Quick Ratio is 1.42 and its Current Ratio is 1.45. This company, considering these metrics, has a healthy ratio between its short-term liquid assets and its short-term liabilities, making it a less risky investment.

American Electric Technologies, Inc [AETI] has 9.14M shares outstanding, amounting to a total market cap of $8.41M. Its stock price has been found in the range of 0.40 to 1.84. At its current price, it has moved down by -44.57% from its 52-week high, and it has moved up 156.86% from its 52-week low.

This stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is at 83.32. This RSI suggests that American Electric Technologies, Inc is currently Overbought.

Conclusion: Is American Electric Technologies, Inc [AETI] a Reliable Buy?

Shares of American Electric Technologies, Inc [AETI], on the whole, present investors with both positive and negative signals. Wall Street analysts have mixed reviews when it comes to the 12-month price outlook, and this company’s financials show a combination of strengths and weaknesses. Based on the price performance, this investment is somewhat risky while presenting reasonable potential for ROI.