Media headlines about JA Solar Holdings, Co. (NASDAQ:JASO) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing 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. JA Solar Holdings, Co. earned a news impact score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the solar energy provider an impact score of 45.5911099620726 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.
JA Solar Holdings, Co. (NASDAQ JASO) opened at $7.64 on Monday. The company has a market capitalization of $363.44, a PE ratio of 4.90 and a beta of 1.26. JA Solar Holdings, Co. has a twelve month low of $4.42 and a twelve month high of $8.48. The company has a current ratio of 1.08, a quick ratio of 0.85 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.31.
JA Solar Holdings, Co. (NASDAQ:JASO) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, August 22nd. The solar energy provider reported $0.40 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.03 by $0.37. The firm had revenue of $878.00 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $602.53 million. JA Solar Holdings, Co. had a return on equity of 7.90% and a net margin of 2.89%. The firm’s revenue was up 41.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.31 earnings per share. equities analysts anticipate that JA Solar Holdings, Co. will post 0.61 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
A number of research analysts have weighed in on the company. ValuEngine upgraded JA Solar Holdings, Co. from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a report on Monday, September 11th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded JA Solar Holdings, Co. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $7.00 price objective on the stock in a report on Friday, August 25th. Credit Suisse Group set a $7.00 price objective on JA Solar Holdings, Co. and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 29th. BidaskClub lowered JA Solar Holdings, Co. from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 12th. Finally, Axiom Securities restated a “sell” rating and issued a $5.00 price objective (down previously from $7.00) on shares of JA Solar Holdings, Co. in a report on Thursday, August 24th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $6.50.
JA Solar Holdings, Co. Company Profile
JA Solar Holdings Co, Ltd. is a holding company. The Company designs, develops, manufactures and sells solar power products that convert sunlight into electricity for a range of uses. The Company is engaged in manufacturing and selling solar modules, as well as silicon wafer manufacturing. The Company operates through two segments, including manufacturing and solar projects.
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