Aqua Metals (AQMS) Given Daily Media Sentiment Score of 0.02

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News stories about Aqua Metals (NASDAQ:AQMS) have been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, according to Accern. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Aqua Metals earned a daily sentiment score of 0.02 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the business services provider an impact score of 46.2029447797416 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

Here are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:

Aqua Metals stock traded up $0.08 during trading hours on Friday, hitting $2.36. The company had a trading volume of 505,181 shares, compared to its average volume of 373,578. The firm has a market cap of $85.42 million, a PE ratio of -1.98 and a beta of 0.08. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.12, a quick ratio of 4.49 and a current ratio of 6.27. Aqua Metals has a fifty-two week low of $1.42 and a fifty-two week high of $8.66.

Aqua Metals (NASDAQ:AQMS) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 8th. The business services provider reported ($0.33) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.18) by ($0.15). The company had revenue of $0.48 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.02 million. Aqua Metals had a negative net margin of 833.24% and a negative return on equity of 52.14%. equities analysts anticipate that Aqua Metals will post -0.82 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Several research analysts have weighed in on the stock. HC Wainwright reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $4.00 price objective on shares of Aqua Metals in a research note on Thursday. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Aqua Metals from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 2nd. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $15.40.

In other Aqua Metals news, President Stephen Cotton purchased 30,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, June 18th. The shares were bought at an average price of $2.85 per share, for a total transaction of $85,500.00. Following the purchase, the president now directly owns 74,500 shares in the company, valued at approximately $212,325. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. In the last 90 days, insiders have bought 45,000 shares of company stock worth $130,675. 18.10% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

About Aqua Metals

Aqua Metals, Inc engages in the recycling of lead primarily in the United States. It produces and sells hard lead, lead compounds, and plastics. The company was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in Alameda, California.

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