ATS Automation

ATA-T

TSE:ATA

26.59
0.24 (0.89%)
ATS Automation Tooling Systems is a Cambridge, Ontario based Canadian company which designs and builds factory automation solutions.
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Analysis and Opinions about ATA-T

Signal
Opinion
Expert
BUY
BUY
March 23, 2021
Allan Tong’s Discover Picks In terms of performance, ATS stock has beaten its last four quarter handily. Automation stocks are on the rise. It reported its Q3 in early February: EBITDA almost doubled from $26.8 million to $49.7 million as orders leapt 19% year-over-year. Year-to-date, ATS has soared over 21% while the TSX has risen 8%. Year-over-year, ATS stock still beats the benchmark at 68.5% to 59%. Read 3 Underestimated Automation Stocks for our full analysis.
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March 23, 2021
Allan Tong’s Discover Picks In terms of performance, ATS stock has beaten its last four quarter handily. Automation stocks are on the rise. It reported its Q3 in early February: EBITDA almost doubled from $26.8 million to $49.7 million as orders leapt 19% year-over-year. Year-to-date, ATS has soared over 21% while the TSX has risen 8%. Year-over-year, ATS stock still beats the benchmark at 68.5% to 59%. Read 3 Underestimated Automation Stocks for our full analysis.
TOP PICK
TOP PICK
March 12, 2021
Custom made manufacturing and test systems. They make factories ground up or add in. High-growth areas like life-sciences, EVs, and solar. You want to own a cyclical name in this environment. Also a play for re-shoring manufacturing like pharma. 39% earnings growth expected. It has been neglected by the market, trading at 15x 2023. Solid balance sheet. Will benefit from organic growth and acquisitions. (Analysts’ price target is $33.00)
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March 12, 2021
Custom made manufacturing and test systems. They make factories ground up or add in. High-growth areas like life-sciences, EVs, and solar. You want to own a cyclical name in this environment. Also a play for re-shoring manufacturing like pharma. 39% earnings growth expected. It has been neglected by the market, trading at 15x 2023. Solid balance sheet. Will benefit from organic growth and acquisitions. (Analysts’ price target is $33.00)
Greg Newman
Price
$27.880
Owned
Yes
TOP PICK
TOP PICK
October 15, 2020
Very interesting opportunity. Automating production in healthcare and battery production. World is looking to lower costs and bring some processes onshore. Backlog is growing. Right place at right time. Stock's unreasonably down 20% this year. Great management executing well. No dividend. (Analysts’ price target is $25.50)
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October 15, 2020
Very interesting opportunity. Automating production in healthcare and battery production. World is looking to lower costs and bring some processes onshore. Backlog is growing. Right place at right time. Stock's unreasonably down 20% this year. Great management executing well. No dividend. (Analysts’ price target is $25.50)
James Telfser
Price
$17.120
Owned
Yes
TOP PICK
TOP PICK
June 3, 2020
Robot factories and processes. On-shoring and building new plants will create good opportunities for them. They are quite undervalued to their peers and have a great cash flow profile. They have been involved in developing COVID-19 testing kits. Yield 0% (Analysts’ price target is $25.42)
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Robot factories and processes. On-shoring and building new plants will create good opportunities for them. They are quite undervalued to their peers and have a great cash flow profile. They have been involved in developing COVID-19 testing kits. Yield 0% (Analysts’ price target is $25.42)
James Telfser
Price
$19.270
Owned
Yes
PAST TOP PICK
PAST TOP PICK
January 27, 2020
(A Top Pick Feb 05/19, Up 28%) They are automating their factories more. It has grown pretty aggressively in the health care sector. That business is not dependent on the economy. It is trading at a discount to some of its peers.
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January 27, 2020
(A Top Pick Feb 05/19, Up 28%) They are automating their factories more. It has grown pretty aggressively in the health care sector. That business is not dependent on the economy. It is trading at a discount to some of its peers.
Colin Stewart
Price
$21.200
Owned
Yes
PAST TOP PICK
PAST TOP PICK
October 15, 2019
(A Top Pick Feb 27/19, Down 6%) They're hurt by weakening European growth. He's not super-worried though, but has trimmed his position. He's bullish about the automation sector in general, so he's staying in ATS. Automation will be key in the future. Expect a few bumpy quarters.
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October 15, 2019
(A Top Pick Feb 27/19, Down 6%) They're hurt by weakening European growth. He's not super-worried though, but has trimmed his position. He's bullish about the automation sector in general, so he's staying in ATS. Automation will be key in the future. Expect a few bumpy quarters.
James Telfser
Price
$17.500
Owned
Yes
PAST TOP PICK
PAST TOP PICK
August 1, 2019
(A Top Pick Jul 24/18, Up 14%) They make automation processes to assist companies improve their production efficiency. Earnings continue to show good growth. Sales up 17%. PE of 20 times. ROE is reasonable. He no longer owns the stock.
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August 1, 2019
(A Top Pick Jul 24/18, Up 14%) They make automation processes to assist companies improve their production efficiency. Earnings continue to show good growth. Sales up 17%. PE of 20 times. ROE is reasonable. He no longer owns the stock.
HOLD
HOLD
July 22, 2019
It's historically been expensive, but not now. They're executing well and just bought a company in Italy. They have robust back orders. Hold, if you own it, but keep an eye on their next report. They bounced back with a good quarter recently after a new CEO came onboard. Has a good shareholder base, which will limit knee-jerk stock reactions.
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It's historically been expensive, but not now. They're executing well and just bought a company in Italy. They have robust back orders. Hold, if you own it, but keep an eye on their next report. They bounced back with a good quarter recently after a new CEO came onboard. Has a good shareholder base, which will limit knee-jerk stock reactions.
Gerard Ferguson
Price
$21.070
Owned
Unknown
PAST TOP PICK
PAST TOP PICK
April 12, 2019
(A Top Pick Jul 24/18, Up 8%) He continues to rank it highly although he no longer owns it.
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April 12, 2019
(A Top Pick Jul 24/18, Up 8%) He continues to rank it highly although he no longer owns it.
SELL STRENGTH
SELL STRENGTH
March 11, 2019
He'd sell around $20 if it breaks through which looks quite possible. In tech analysis, a stock has to break through a new level.
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March 11, 2019
He'd sell around $20 if it breaks through which looks quite possible. In tech analysis, a stock has to break through a new level.
Elliott Fishman
Price
$18.650
Owned
Unknown
TOP PICK
TOP PICK
February 27, 2019
They make automation systems and robotics for manufacturing in autos and biopharma. ATS need to create a recurring revenue stream from that. So, this new CEO is creating that and this should raise earnings. (Analysts’ price target is $23.25)
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February 27, 2019
They make automation systems and robotics for manufacturing in autos and biopharma. ATS need to create a recurring revenue stream from that. So, this new CEO is creating that and this should raise earnings. (Analysts’ price target is $23.25)
James Telfser
Price
$18.540
Owned
Yes
COMMENT
COMMENT
February 8, 2019
It gapped higher at $17 following earnings, but hit its 200-day moving average and now going lower. Be cautious here long-term. Feb-July is its seasonality.
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February 8, 2019
It gapped higher at $17 following earnings, but hit its 200-day moving average and now going lower. Be cautious here long-term. Feb-July is its seasonality.
Jon Vialoux
Price
$18.100
Owned
Unknown
TOP PICK
TOP PICK
February 5, 2019
Poor Q3 pressured the stock, but sees secular growth in warehouse automation, healthcare equipment and e-cars (to do the automation in those factories). A healthy balance sheet. They just announced an acqusition; he expects more M&A to drive growth. Trading at a low multiple vs. history and peers. Good value here. (Analysts’ price target is $23.25)
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ATS Automation (ATA-T)
February 5, 2019
Poor Q3 pressured the stock, but sees secular growth in warehouse automation, healthcare equipment and e-cars (to do the automation in those factories). A healthy balance sheet. They just announced an acqusition; he expects more M&A to drive growth. Trading at a low multiple vs. history and peers. Good value here. (Analysts’ price target is $23.25)
Colin Stewart
Price
$16.210
Owned
Yes
BUY
BUY
February 5, 2019
Long history in Canada. Very sensitive to the economic cycle. Now that recession has been put off, it's at a better entry level. Has been a very expensive stock. New management made complementary, but expensive, acquisitions. Given the pullback, he'd be inclined to buy. Well run, and deserves its high multiple. In choppy markets, it will be one of the first to sell off.
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ATS Automation (ATA-T)
February 5, 2019
Long history in Canada. Very sensitive to the economic cycle. Now that recession has been put off, it's at a better entry level. Has been a very expensive stock. New management made complementary, but expensive, acquisitions. Given the pullback, he'd be inclined to buy. Well run, and deserves its high multiple. In choppy markets, it will be one of the first to sell off.
WEAK BUY
WEAK BUY
November 27, 2018
They got smacked when they missed their quarter. He's long ATS. It does well counter-cyclically, which means as we head towards a rougher economy, this tends to perform better. He believes management will turn this around. This could be a defensive name as he heads towards a rocky economy.
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ATS Automation (ATA-T)
November 27, 2018
They got smacked when they missed their quarter. He's long ATS. It does well counter-cyclically, which means as we head towards a rougher economy, this tends to perform better. He believes management will turn this around. This could be a defensive name as he heads towards a rocky economy.
James Hodgins
Price
$16.820
Owned
Yes
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ATS Automation(ATA-T) Rating

Ranking : 4 out of 5

Bullish - Buy Signals / Votes : 1

Neutral - Hold Signals / Votes : 0

Bearish - Sell Signals / Votes : 0

Total Signals / Votes : 1

Stockchase rating for ATS Automation is calculated according to the stock experts' signals. A high score means experts mostly recommend to buy the stock while a low score means experts mostly recommend to sell the stock.

ATS Automation(ATA-T) Frequently Asked Questions

What is ATS Automation stock symbol?

ATS Automation is a Canadian stock, trading under the symbol ATA-T on the Toronto Stock Exchange (ATA-CT). It is usually referred to as TSX:ATA or ATA-T

Is ATS Automation a buy or a sell?

In the last year, 1 stock analyst published opinions about ATA-T. 1 analyst recommended to BUY the stock. 0 analysts recommended to SELL the stock. The latest stock analyst recommendation is BUY. Read the latest stock experts' ratings for ATS Automation.

Is ATS Automation a good investment or a top pick?

ATS Automation was recommended as a Top Pick by Stockchase Discover on 2021-03-23. Read the latest stock experts ratings for ATS Automation.

Why is ATS Automation stock dropping?

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Is ATS Automation worth watching?

1 stock analyst on Stockchase covered ATS Automation In the last year. It is a trending stock that is worth watching.

What is ATS Automation stock price?

On 2021-04-13, ATS Automation (ATA-T) stock closed at a price of $26.59.