Media coverage about Vicor (NASDAQ:VICR) has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. Accern identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Vicor earned a news impact score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the electronics maker an impact score of 45.4484390332361 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
A number of brokerages recently commented on VICR. BidaskClub downgraded Vicor from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Thursday. TheStreet upgraded Vicor from a “c” rating to a “b-” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 24th.
Vicor (VICR) opened at $18.98 on Friday. Vicor has a twelve month low of $13.90 and a twelve month high of $25.65. The stock has a market capitalization of $757.28, a price-to-earnings ratio of -172.55 and a beta of 1.46.
In other Vicor news, CEO Patrizio Vinciarelli acquired 10,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, December 14th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $21.78 per share, with a total value of $217,800.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 9,758,893 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $212,548,689.54. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, Director Liam Griffin sold 3,885 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, December 13th. The shares were sold at an average price of $21.91, for a total value of $85,120.35. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 2,328 shares in the company, valued at $51,006.48. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last three months, insiders sold 42,068 shares of company stock worth $928,639. Insiders own 38.20% of the company’s stock.
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Vicor Corporation designs, develops, manufactures and markets modular power components and power systems for converting, regulating and controlling electric current. The Company’s segments include Brick Business Unit (BBU), VI Chip and Picor. The BBU segment designs, develops, manufactures and markets modular direct current-direct current converters and configurable products, and also includes the entities comprising Vicor Custom Power, and the BBU operations of Vicor Japan Company, Ltd.
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