News stories about Allied Motion Technologies (NASDAQ:AMOT) have trended somewhat positive on Sunday, Accern reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Allied Motion Technologies earned a daily sentiment score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the technology company an impact score of 48.338522649045 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
These are some of the headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:
Shares of AMOT opened at $38.09 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.60, a current ratio of 2.77 and a quick ratio of 1.69. The company has a market cap of $359.04, a P/E ratio of 31.22, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.64 and a beta of 1.81. Allied Motion Technologies has a 12 month low of $20.79 and a 12 month high of $42.70.
Allied Motion Technologies (NASDAQ:AMOT) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, March 14th. The technology company reported $0.36 EPS for the quarter. The company had revenue of $65.36 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $60.32 million. Allied Motion Technologies had a return on equity of 13.61% and a net margin of 3.19%. equities research analysts predict that Allied Motion Technologies will post 1.45 EPS for the current year.
The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, April 11th. Investors of record on Thursday, March 29th will be given a dividend of $0.025 per share. This represents a $0.10 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.26%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, March 28th. Allied Motion Technologies’s payout ratio is 8.20%.
Several analysts have recently commented on AMOT shares. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Allied Motion Technologies from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 3rd. BidaskClub raised Allied Motion Technologies from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, February 5th. Finally, TheStreet downgraded Allied Motion Technologies from a “b-” rating to a “c+” rating in a research note on Tuesday, April 3rd.
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About Allied Motion Technologies
Allied Motion Technologies, Inc designs, manufactures, and sells precision and specialty motion control components and systems that are used in a range of industries worldwide. It provides automotive brushless (BL) DC motors, power steering solutions, and special purpose motors; fractional horsepower permanent magnet DC and BLDC motors serving a range of original equipment applications; and high performance BLDC motors, including servo motors, frameless motors, torque motors, slot less motors, high resolution encoders, and motor/encoder assemblies.
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