Ampco-Pittsburgh Corporation (AP) Buy or Sell Stock Guide

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Are you looking for the analysis of Ampco-Pittsburgh Corporation (AP) stock? Are you wondering what the bulls and the bears say about it?

If so, you came to the right place. In this stock guide, we will share with you 4 reasons to buy and 3 reasons to sell AP stock. You’ll get a perspective on what the bulls and the bears say about it.

The analysis below may be also helpful to you if you have any of the following questions about AP stock:

  • Is AP a buy or a sell?
  • Should I sell or hold AP stock today?
  • Is AP a good buy / investment?
  • What are AP analyst opinions, recommendations and ratings?

Let’s start with the bull case. Here are the reasons to buy AP stock:

1. AP stock price ($3.60) is close to the 52-week low ($3.01). Perhaps now is a good time to buy? See AP price chart.

2. AP forward dividend yield is 2.29%, higher than the industry (0.64%) and sector (0.45%) forward dividend yields. See AP forward dividend chart.

3. AP Price/Book ratio is 0.63, and it’s low compared to its industry peers’ P/B ratios. See AP forward Price/Book ratio chart.

4. AP Price/Sales ratio is 0.12, and it’s low compared to its industry peers’ P/S ratios. See AP forward Price/Sales ratio chart.

Now that you understand the bull case, let’s look at the reasons to sell AP stock (i.e., the bear case):

1. AP quarterly revenue growth was 0.93%, lower than the industry and sector average revenue growth (4.97% and 4.53%, respectively). See AP revenue growth chart.

2. AP profitability is declining. The YoY profit margin change was -13.73percentage points. See AP profitability chart.

3. AP short interest (days to cover the shorts) ratio is 8.49. The stock garners more short interest than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock. See AP short interest ratio chart.

Now let's look at the key statistics for AP:

Metrics AP
Price $3.76
Average Price Target / Upside N/A
Average Analyst Rating N/A
Industry Diversified Industrials
Sector Industrials
Number of Employees 1,943
Market Cap $49.18M
Forward P/E Ratio N/A
Price/Book Ratio 0.1167
Revenue (TTM) $420.51M
YoY Quarterly Revenue Growth 0.9345794392523364%
Profit Margin -20.31342893153552%

What are your thoughts on AP?

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