News coverage about Aehr Test Systems (NASDAQ:AEHR) has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. Accern rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Aehr Test Systems earned a media sentiment score of 0.07 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the semiconductor company an impact score of 42.4780106761589 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.
Here are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s rankings:
Several equities analysts have issued reports on the stock. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Aehr Test Systems from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 16th. ValuEngine cut shares of Aehr Test Systems from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, December 21st.
Shares of Aehr Test Systems (NASDAQ:AEHR) traded down $0.06 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $2.35. 101,340 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 130,172. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.34, a quick ratio of 3.30 and a current ratio of 4.55. Aehr Test Systems has a 1 year low of $2.16 and a 1 year high of $6.10. The firm has a market cap of $51.23, a PE ratio of -11.75, a P/E/G ratio of 3.92 and a beta of 0.75.
Aehr Test Systems (NASDAQ:AEHR) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, January 4th. The semiconductor company reported $0.02 earnings per share for the quarter. Aehr Test Systems had a negative net margin of 13.92% and a negative return on equity of 23.69%. The company had revenue of $7.92 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $7.11 million. analysts expect that Aehr Test Systems will post 0.03 EPS for the current year.
In other news, insider Gayn Erickson sold 20,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, February 5th. The shares were sold at an average price of $2.51, for a total transaction of $50,200.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 369,063 shares in the company, valued at $926,348.13. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this link. Over the last quarter, insiders have sold 60,000 shares of company stock valued at $156,750. 21.90% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.
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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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