News stories about Aehr Test Systems (NASDAQ:AEHR) have been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, according to Accern. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Aehr Test Systems earned a media sentiment score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the semiconductor company an impact score of 45.4421203410797 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.
Here are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:
- Aehr Test Systems to Participate at the Craig-Hallum Alpha Select Conference in New York on November 16, 2017 (finance.yahoo.com)
- ETFs with exposure to Aehr Test Systems : November 9, 2017 (finance.yahoo.com)
- Gayn Erickson Sells 20,000 Shares of Aehr Test Systems (AEHR) Stock (americanbankingnews.com)
- Director of Aehr Test Systems (NASDAQ:AEHR), Elder William W R, sells 28,168 shares worth $98,898 (empowerednews.net)
- Aehr Test Systems (AEHR) Director William W. R. Elder Sells 28,168 Shares (americanbankingnews.com)
Aehr Test Systems (AEHR) traded down $0.02 during trading hours on Tuesday, reaching $3.10. The company had a trading volume of 30,300 shares, compared to its average volume of 175,049. The company has a quick ratio of 2.64, a current ratio of 3.76 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.35. Aehr Test Systems has a twelve month low of $2.15 and a twelve month high of $6.10.
Aehr Test Systems (NASDAQ:AEHR) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, September 28th. The semiconductor company reported $0.01 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of ($0.01) by $0.02. The firm had revenue of $6.97 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $6.75 million. Aehr Test Systems had a negative return on equity of 47.96% and a negative net margin of 23.79%. equities analysts expect that Aehr Test Systems will post 0.01 EPS for the current fiscal year.
Separately, ValuEngine lowered Aehr Test Systems from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, October 27th.
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In other Aehr Test Systems news, insider Gayn Erickson sold 20,000 shares of Aehr Test Systems stock in a transaction on Tuesday, November 7th. The stock was sold at an average price of $3.40, for a total transaction of $68,000.00. Following the sale, the insider now owns 341,063 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,159,614.20. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, Director William W. R. Elder sold 28,168 shares of Aehr Test Systems stock in a transaction on Monday, November 6th. The shares were sold at an average price of $3.51, for a total value of $98,869.68. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 28,744 shares in the company, valued at approximately $100,891.44. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 87,628 shares of company stock worth $298,248 in the last ninety days. 21.90% of the stock is owned by company insiders.
Aehr Test Systems Company Profile
Aehr Test Systems is engaged in the designing, manufacturing and marketing of advanced test and burn-in products to the semiconductor manufacturing industry. The Company manufactures and markets full wafer contact test systems, test during burn-in systems, test fixtures, die carriers and related accessories.
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