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AMPH Amphastar Pharmaceuticals PE ratio, current and historical analysis

The P/E ratio for Amphastar Pharmaceuticals stock stands at 12.67 as of Jul 23, 2024. This is calculated based on the current EPS of $3.2 and the stock price of $40.55 per share. A decrease of 36% has been recorded in the PE ratio compared to the average of 19.8 of the past four quarters.

AMPH PE ratio history

How has AMPH's PE ratio performed in the past

Over the last nine years, the average PE ratio of Amphastar Pharmaceuticals has been 143.74. The current 12.67 price-to-earnings ratio is 91% less than the historical average. In the past nine 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.

Average
143.74
Median
26.19
Minimum
13.37
Maximum
1,200

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
2023 21.7 45.64%
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

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, 5 and 10-year averages.

3-year avg
19.48
5-year avg
88.48
10-year avg
143.74
15-year avg
N/A

AMPH PE vs peers

What is AMPH's PE ratio compared to its peers

When compared to its peer stock SCYX, AMPH's PE ratio is higher.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
SCYX Scynexis Inc 1.05 $83.87M
AMPH Amphastar Pharmaceuticals Inc 12.67 $1.98B
RGLS Regulus Therapeutics Inc N/A $113.91M
MRNS Marinus Pharmaceuticals Inc N/A $81.3M

Frequently asked questions

What is Amphastar Pharmaceuticals's PE ratio?

The price to earnings ratio for AMPH stock is 12.67 as of Jul 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 19.48.

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 88.48.

What is the highest PE ratio for AMPH?

The highest quarterly PE ratio in the last nine 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 91% lower than the 9-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 (Jul 23, 2024), Amphastar Pharmaceuticals's stock price is $40.55. The earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Mar 2024 is $3.2. Therefore, Amphastar Pharmaceuticals's price to earnings ratio for today is 12.67. PE RATIO(12.67) = STOCK PRICE($40.55) / TTM EPS($3.2)

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