Press coverage about AquaVenture Holdings (NYSE:WAAS) has trended somewhat positive on Sunday, Accern reports. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. AquaVenture Holdings earned a media sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the company an impact score of 46.2110217284954 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.
Shares of AquaVenture Holdings (NYSE:WAAS) opened at $15.04 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.47, a quick ratio of 3.73 and a current ratio of 5.94. AquaVenture Holdings has a 1 year low of $10.87 and a 1 year high of $26.33.
AquaVenture Holdings (NYSE:WAAS) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, November 9th. The company reported ($0.29) earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.23) by ($0.06). AquaVenture Holdings had a negative net margin of 22.56% and a negative return on equity of 7.38%. The business had revenue of $29.90 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $30.63 million. AquaVenture Holdings’s revenue was up 3.5% compared to the same quarter last year. equities research analysts forecast that AquaVenture Holdings will post -0.97 earnings per share for the current year.
A number of equities research analysts have commented on the stock. Deutsche Bank AG restated a “buy” rating and set a $25.00 target price (down previously from $27.00) on shares of AquaVenture Holdings in a research note on Thursday, August 10th. Canaccord Genuity restated a “buy” rating and set a $23.00 target price (down previously from $28.00) on shares of AquaVenture Holdings in a research note on Thursday, August 10th. BidaskClub cut shares of AquaVenture Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, September 13th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of AquaVenture Holdings from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday. Finally, Citigroup Inc. restated a “buy” rating and set a $21.00 target price (down previously from $24.00) on shares of AquaVenture Holdings in a research note on Monday, October 9th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, four have issued a buy rating and two have issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $22.00.
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In other AquaVenture Holdings news, CEO Douglas R. Brown bought 14,018 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, September 22nd. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $14.36 per share, with a total value of $201,298.48. Following the completion of the acquisition, the chief executive officer now owns 1,484,042 shares in the company, valued at approximately $21,310,843.12. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. Company insiders own 55.90% of the company’s stock.
About AquaVenture Holdings
AquaVenture Holdings Limited is a multinational provider of Water-as-a-Service solutions. The Company’s segments are Seven Seas Water and Quench. The Seven Seas Water segment provides outsourced desalination solutions and wastewater treatment for governmental, municipal, industrial and hospitality customers.
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