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AMPH Amphastar Pharmaceuticals PE ratio, current and historical analysis

The P/E ratio for Amphastar Pharmaceuticals stock stands at 19.14 as of Feb 23, 2024. This is calculated based on the current EPS of $2.79 and the stock price of $53.41 per share. A decrease of 2.3% has been recorded in the PE ratio compared to the average of 19.6 of the past four quarters.

AMPH PE ratio history

How has AMPH's PE ratio performed in the past

Over the last eight years, the average PE ratio of Amphastar Pharmaceuticals has been 153.43. The current 19.14 price-to-earnings ratio is 88% less than the historical average. In the past eight years, AMPH's PE ratio reached its highest point in the Mar 2016 quarter at 1,200, with a price of $12 and an EPS of $0.01. The Mar 2020 quarter saw the lowest point at 13.37, with a price of $14.84 and an EPS of $1.11.


Amphastar Pharmaceuticals PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 3,513.64% in 2020

Maximum annual decrease: -97.33% in 2021

Year PE ratio Change
2022 14.9 -16.85%
2021 17.92 -97.33%
2020 670.33 3,513.64%
2019 18.55 N/A
2018 N/A N/A
2017 240.5 187.23%
2016 83.73 N/A
2015 N/A N/A
2014 N/A N/A
2013 N/A N/A

AMPH average PE ratio chart

What is the average PE ratio of AMPH for the past years

Currently, AMPH's PE ratio is lower than the 3 and 5-year averages.

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AMPH PE vs peers

What is AMPH's PE ratio compared to its peers

When compared to its peer stocks SCYX and AGRX, AMPH's PE ratio is higher.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
AGRX Agile Therapeutics Inc 0.01 $2.24M
SCYX Scynexis Inc 1.11 $62.51M
AMPH Amphastar Pharmaceuticals Inc 19.14 $2.56B
RGLS Regulus Therapeutics Inc N/A $29.53M
MRNS Marinus Pharmaceuticals Inc N/A $533.18M

Frequently asked questions

What is Amphastar Pharmaceuticals's PE ratio?

The price to earnings ratio for AMPH stock is 19.14 as of Feb 23, 2024.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for Amphastar Pharmaceuticals (AMPH)?

The average PE ratio for AMPH stock over the past 3 years is 52.35.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for Amphastar Pharmaceuticals (AMPH)?

The average PE ratio for AMPH stock over the past 5 years is 109.11.

What is the highest PE ratio for AMPH?

The highest quarterly PE ratio in the last eight years has been 1,200 and it was in the Mar 2016 quarter.

How does the current PE ratio for AMPH compare to its historical average?

The current price to earnings ratio of AMPH is 88% lower than the 8-year historical average.

How is AMPH's PE ratio calculated (Amphastar Pharmaceuticals PE ratio formula)?

The P/E ratio is calculated by dividing the latest price of a stock by its trailing twelve months EPS. As of today (Feb 23, 2024), Amphastar Pharmaceuticals's stock price is $53.41. The earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Sep 2023 is $2.79. Therefore, Amphastar Pharmaceuticals's price to earnings ratio for today is 19.14. PE RATIO(19.14) = STOCK PRICE($53.41) / TTM EPS($2.79)

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.