Somewhat Positive News Coverage Extremely Likely to Impact Alpha and Omega Semiconductor (AOSL) Stock Price

News stories about Alpha and Omega Semiconductor (NASDAQ:AOSL) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than 6,000 news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Alpha and Omega Semiconductor earned a media sentiment score of 1.11 on their scale. InfoTrie also gave media headlines about the semiconductor company an news buzz score of 10 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

These are some of the news stories that may have impacted Alpha and Omega Semiconductor’s ranking:

Shares of AOSL stock opened at $9.13 on Friday. The firm has a market capitalization of $221.79 million, a P/E ratio of 13.43 and a beta of 0.82. The company has a quick ratio of 1.20, a current ratio of 1.83 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.25. Alpha and Omega Semiconductor has a 1 year low of $8.80 and a 1 year high of $16.28.

Alpha and Omega Semiconductor (NASDAQ:AOSL) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, May 2nd. The semiconductor company reported $0.22 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.22. The company had revenue of $109.10 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $111.05 million. Alpha and Omega Semiconductor had a return on equity of 4.77% and a net margin of 0.08%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 6.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.07 EPS. Analysts forecast that Alpha and Omega Semiconductor will post 0.51 EPS for the current fiscal year.

A number of equities analysts recently issued reports on AOSL shares. Zacks Investment Research lowered Alpha and Omega Semiconductor from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, February 12th. ValuEngine lowered Alpha and Omega Semiconductor from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Saturday, May 18th.

In related news, VP Daniel Kuang Ming Chang sold 9,163 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Friday, March 29th. The stock was sold at an average price of $11.00, for a total value of $100,793.00. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Company insiders own 21.00% of the company’s stock.

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About Alpha and Omega Semiconductor

Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited designs, develops, and supplies power semiconductor products for computing, consumer electronics, communication, and industrial applications worldwide. The company offers power discrete products, such as metal-oxide-semiconductor field-effect transistors (MOSFET), SRFETs, XSFET, electrostatic discharge, protected MOSFETs, high and mid-voltage MOSFETs, and insulated gate bipolar transistors.

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