Virtu Financial LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Aehr Test Systems (NASDAQ:AEHR) during the 4th quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund acquired 110,227 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock, valued at approximately $299,000. Virtu Financial LLC owned approximately 0.51% of Aehr Test Systems as of its most recent filing with the SEC.
Other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Keybank National Association OH purchased a new position in shares of Aehr Test Systems during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $213,000. Royce & Associates LP raised its holdings in Aehr Test Systems by 7.0% in the 3rd quarter. Royce & Associates LP now owns 305,000 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock worth $1,247,000 after acquiring an additional 20,000 shares during the last quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. purchased a new position in Aehr Test Systems in the 3rd quarter worth approximately $1,817,000. Finally, Vanguard Group Inc. raised its holdings in Aehr Test Systems by 45.3% in the 2nd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 493,399 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock worth $1,851,000 after acquiring an additional 153,816 shares during the last quarter. 24.96% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.
Shares of AEHR stock opened at $2.29 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.34, a quick ratio of 3.30 and a current ratio of 4.55. The firm has a market capitalization of $51.89, a price-to-earnings ratio of -7.90 and a beta of 0.79. Aehr Test Systems has a 52 week low of $2.12 and a 52 week high of $4.99.
Aehr Test Systems (NASDAQ:AEHR) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, April 3rd. The semiconductor company reported $0.01 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. Aehr Test Systems had a negative net margin of 1.58% and a negative return on equity of 1.44%. The firm had revenue of $7.39 million for the quarter.
In other Aehr Test Systems news, insider Gayn Erickson sold 20,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, February 5th. The shares were sold at an average price of $2.51, for a total value of $50,200.00. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 369,063 shares in the company, valued at approximately $926,348.13. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. Insiders sold a total of 55,888 shares of company stock worth $142,549 over the last three months. 21.90% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.
A number of equities research analysts have commented on the stock. ValuEngine downgraded shares of Aehr Test Systems from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, December 21st. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Aehr Test Systems from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 16th.
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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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