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ams (formerly Austria Micro Systems) is a company engaged in designing, manufacturing sensor solutions for applications. It provides sensor solutions focused on optical, image, and audio sensing for applications in the mobile, consumer, automotive, industrial, and medical end markets. The company's product range includes 3D sensing, audio, such as Active Noise Cancelation (ANC) solutions, power and communication interfaces for smart earbuds, CMOS imaging sensors, LIDAR, light, temperature, position sensors and sensor interface ICs, wireless sensor nodes, as well as power management products for portable battery-powered devices and smart light management solutions. It also offers contract manufacturing of analog/mixed-signal ICs based on its customers’ designs.

TypePublic
Founded1981
HQPremstaetten, AT
Websiteams.com
Employee Ratings3.5

Locations

ams is headquartered in
Premstaetten, Austria

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Employees (est.) (Jun 2020)8,639(-1%)
Job Openings80
Revenue (FY, 2019)$2.1 B(+29%)
Share Price (Jun 2021)€17.5(+4%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at ams

Alexander Everke

Alexander Everke

CEO
Thomas Stockmeier

Thomas Stockmeier

Chief Technology Officer
Mark Hamersma

Mark Hamersma

Chief Business Development Officer
Ingo Bank

Ingo Bank

Chief Financial Officer
Hans Jörg Kaltenbrunner

Hans Jörg Kaltenbrunner

Chairman of the Supervisory Board
Michael Grimm

Michael Grimm

Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board
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ams Office Locations

ams has offices in Premstaetten, Cupertino, Plano, Antwerpen and in 17 other locations
Premstaetten, AT (HQ)
30 Tobelbader Strasse
Antwerpen, BE
Borsbeeksebrug 36
Shanghai, CN
Shanghai Arch , Room 1201 , No . 533 Loushanguan Rd .
Shenzhen Shi, CN
4068 Yitian Rd, Fu Tian C B D, Futian Qu
Shenzhen Shi, CN
Overseas Chinese Town station, Hua Qiao Cheng, Nanshan Qu
Suzhou Shi, CN
Room 1004, West Tower, Triton Fortune Plaza, No. 9 Suzhou Avenue West, Industrial Park
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ams Financials and Metrics

ams Revenue

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ams's revenue was reported to be $2.09 b in FY, 2019 which is a 28.2% increase from the previous period.
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Revenue (Q2, 2020)

460.3m

Gross profit (Q2, 2020)

170.7m

Gross profit margin (Q2, 2020), %

37.1%

Net income (Q2, 2020)

5.9m

EBIT (Q2, 2020)

39.2m

Market capitalization (4-Jun-2021)

4.6b

Closing stock price (4-Jun-2021)

17.5

Cash (30-Jun-2020)

2.3b

EV

4.6b
ams's current market capitalization is €4.6 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

1.2b1.6b2.1b

Revenue growth, %

34%28%

Cost of goods sold

746.2m1.2b1.3b

Gross profit

467.6m442.6m799.9m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020

Revenue

452.7m252.8m479.6m390.2m415.2m645.0m501.2m460.3m

Cost of goods sold

304.8m228.8m333.0m275.4m271.2m373.9m315.3m289.6m

Gross profit

147.9m24.0m146.5m114.9m144.1m271.1m185.9m170.7m

Gross profit Margin, %

33%9%31%29%35%42%37%37%
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

329.0m713.3m553.7m

Accounts Receivable

325.0m138.1m223.4m

Inventories

289.7m353.6m232.5m

Current Assets

1.2b1.2b1.2b
Quarterly
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Depreciation and Amortization

169.4m242.6m310.0m

Inventories

(166.8m)(56.4m)96.2m

Accounts Payable

122.9m(81.2m)(3.7m)

Cash From Operating Activities

(4.1m)359.9m714.4m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020

Depreciation and Amortization

59.2m116.6m178.0m76.5m152.6m230.1m83.6m166.4m

Inventories

4.6m(35.3m)(41.6m)22.3m15.1m68.0m(12.5m)(14.3m)

Accounts Payable

(59.1m)(84.5m)(49.6m)(15.0m)(4.0m)35.7m34.6m28.7m

Cash From Operating Activities

56.3m(18.4m)67.7m96.1m145.7m443.4m234.7m340.6m
USDFY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

690.5k

Debt/Equity

1.5 x

Debt/Assets

0.4 x

Financial Leverage

3.9 x
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ams Operating Metrics

ams's Customers was reported to be 8 k in Q2, 2020. ams's Backlog was reported to be $249.6m in Q2, 2020.
FY, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018FY, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019FY, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020

Backlog

$541.9 m$345.9 m$549.9 m$601.7 m$333 m$288.4 m$304.2 m$253.1 m$265.1 m$255.5 m$249.6 m

Customers

8 k8 k8 k8 k8 k8 k8 k8 k8 k8 k8 k

Design Centers

2122222221181818181819

Manufacturing Sites

33333333333
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ams Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
ams Asia Inc.
ams France S.à.r.l.
ams International AG
ams Italy S.r.l.
ams Japan Co. Ltd.
ams Offer GmbH
ams R&D Spain S.L.
ams R&D UK Ltd.
ams Semiconductors India Private Ltd.
ams Sensors Asia Pte. Ltd.
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ams Revenue Breakdown

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ams revenue breakdown by business segment: 18.0% from Automotive, Industry and Medical and 82.0% from Consumer & Communications

ams revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 16.8% from EMEA, 81.3% from Asia / Pacific and 2.0% from Other

ams Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

82/100

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ams Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

40-49

out of 100

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ams Online and Social Media Presence

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ams News and Updates

Acuity Brands and ams OSRAM Reach an Agreement for Acuity to acquire the ams OSRAM Digital Systems Business in North America

OSRAM North American Digital Systems acquisition expands the Acuity LED driver portfolio and business OSRAM North American Digital Systems acquisition expands the Acuity LED driver portfolio and business

ams launches industry’s smallest proximity sensor

News facts: New TMD2636 fully integrated proximity sensor module for True Wireless Stereo (TWS) earbuds is supplied in an ultra-low-profile 0.35mm package and occupies a volume of just 0.7mm3. The sensor draws on ams innovations in optical sensor hardware and software to provide reliable in-ear prox…

ams and OSRAM conclude Domination and Profit and Loss Transfer Agreement

ams AG (SIX: AMS), a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, announces that today ams Offer GmbH, a wholly-owned subsidiary of ams, concluded as the controlling company a DPLTA pursuant to sections 291 et seqq. of the German Stock Corporation Act ("AktG") with OSRAM Licht AG…

ams introduces ultra-thin sensor bringing new blood-oxygen monitoring capability to earbuds, patches, and other wearable devices

ams (SIX: AMS), a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, today introduces the industry’s thinnest dedicated sensor for blood oxygen saturation (SpO2) measurement, bringing the capability to remotely monitor this vital sign to small consumer products such as earbuds, smart w…

ams introduces world’s first ambient light, proximity and flicker sensing module optimized for ‘Behind OLED’ display operation for bezel-less smartphones

ams (SIX: AMS), a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, today launches the industry’s first optical sensor which integrates ambient light sensing, proximity detection, and flicker detection sensing in a single module optimized for operation behind a smartphone’s OLED displ…

ams and vivo deepen cooperation and lead the new trend of smart phone development for the Android market

ams (SIX: AMS), a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, and vivo a global brand that designs and develops smartphones, smart terminals, and smart online services, held a technology seminar for development teams and senior executives. ams demonstrated its extensive portfoli…
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ams Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was ams founded?

    ams was founded in 1981.

  • Who are ams key executives?

    ams's key executives are Alexander Everke, Thomas Stockmeier and Mark Hamersma.

  • How many employees does ams have?

    ams has 8,639 employees.

  • What is ams revenue?

    Latest ams annual revenue is $2.1 b.

  • What is ams revenue per employee?

    Latest ams revenue per employee is $241.4 k.

  • Who are ams competitors?

    Competitors of ams include TDK InvenSense, Acuity Brands and Teledyne Technologies.

  • Where is ams headquarters?

    ams headquarters is located at 30 Tobelbader Strasse, Premstaetten.

  • Where are ams offices?

    ams has offices in Premstaetten, Cupertino, Plano, Antwerpen and in 17 other locations.

  • How many offices does ams have?

    ams has 24 offices.