Media stories about Alpha and Omega Semiconductor (NASDAQ:AOSL) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Alpha and Omega Semiconductor earned a news sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the semiconductor company an impact score of 47.1901404154868 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
A number of equities research analysts recently issued reports on the stock. BidaskClub cut shares of Alpha and Omega Semiconductor from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Thursday, August 2nd. ValuEngine cut shares of Alpha and Omega Semiconductor from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Thursday, July 12th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Alpha and Omega Semiconductor from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 10th. Finally, TheStreet cut shares of Alpha and Omega Semiconductor from a “b-” rating to a “c+” rating in a report on Monday, July 16th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company. Alpha and Omega Semiconductor presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $21.50.
Shares of AOSL stock traded down $0.09 on Wednesday, hitting $14.12. The stock had a trading volume of 1,523 shares, compared to its average volume of 86,441. Alpha and Omega Semiconductor has a 12-month low of $12.92 and a 12-month high of $18.72. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.20, a current ratio of 1.84 and a quick ratio of 1.26. The company has a market cap of $339.09 million, a P/E ratio of 20.76 and a beta of 0.30.
Alpha and Omega Semiconductor (NASDAQ:AOSL) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 8th. The semiconductor company reported $0.31 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.09 by $0.22. Alpha and Omega Semiconductor had a net margin of 3.38% and a return on equity of 5.34%. The business had revenue of $109.90 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $108.43 million. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.25 earnings per share. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 12.1% compared to the same quarter last year. research analysts expect that Alpha and Omega Semiconductor will post 0.85 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
In related news, VP Daniel Kuang Ming Chang sold 9,481 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, June 19th. The shares were sold at an average price of $15.92, for a total transaction of $150,937.52. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Company insiders own 21.70% of the company’s stock.
Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Company Profile
Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited and its subsidiaries design, develop, and supply various power semiconductors. It offers various power discrete products, including low, medium, and high voltage power metal-oxide-semiconductor field-effect transistors (MOSFETs); and SRFETs, XSFET, electrostatic discharges, protected MOSFETs, and insulated gate bipolar transistors, which are used for routing current and switching voltages in power control circuits.
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