Media coverage about Capstone Turbine (NASDAQ:CPST) has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Capstone Turbine earned a news sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the industrial products company an impact score of 46.286052028579 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.
CPST has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. HC Wainwright reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $2.00 target price on shares of Capstone Turbine in a research report on Tuesday, January 9th. Oppenheimer set a $2.00 target price on Capstone Turbine and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, February 5th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Capstone Turbine from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $1.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, February 20th. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded Capstone Turbine from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, April 2nd. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company. Capstone Turbine has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $1.75.
Capstone Turbine stock traded down $0.01 during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $1.43. The company had a trading volume of 937,375 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,059,621. Capstone Turbine has a 12-month low of $0.58 and a 12-month high of $1.53. The firm has a market cap of $77.88, a PE ratio of -1.83 and a beta of 0.26.
Capstone Turbine (NASDAQ:CPST) last released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, February 5th. The industrial products company reported ($0.01) EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.06) by $0.05. Capstone Turbine had a negative return on equity of 66.93% and a negative net margin of 15.01%. The business had revenue of $22.80 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $22.70 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted ($0.28) EPS. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 12.9% compared to the same quarter last year. sell-side analysts forecast that Capstone Turbine will post -0.22 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
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About Capstone Turbine
Capstone Turbine Corporation develops, manufactures, markets, and services microturbine technology solutions for use in stationary distributed power generation applications worldwide. It offers microturbine units, components, and various accessories for applications, including cogeneration comprising combined heat and power (CHP) and integrated CHP, as well as combined cooling, heat, and power; and renewable energy, natural resources, and critical power supply.
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