Aehr Test Systems (AEHR) Getting Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Report Shows

Media headlines about Aehr Test Systems (NASDAQ:AEHR) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group scores the sentiment of 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 nearest to one being the most favorable. Aehr Test Systems earned a news impact score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the semiconductor company an impact score of 45.0652864009348 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.

Several equities analysts recently issued reports on AEHR shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Aehr Test Systems from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $3.25 price target on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, November 22nd. ValuEngine lowered Aehr Test Systems from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, October 27th.

Aehr Test Systems (NASDAQ:AEHR) opened at $2.84 on Monday. The company has a current ratio of 3.76, a quick ratio of 2.64 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.35. Aehr Test Systems has a 1 year low of $2.15 and a 1 year high of $6.10. The stock has a market capitalization of $61.18, a P/E ratio of -9.79, a P/E/G ratio of 4.73 and a beta of 0.85.

Aehr Test Systems (NASDAQ:AEHR) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, September 28th. The semiconductor company reported $0.01 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.01) by $0.02. The business had revenue of $6.97 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $6.75 million. Aehr Test Systems had a negative return on equity of 47.96% and a negative net margin of 23.79%. analysts predict that Aehr Test Systems will post 0.03 earnings per share for the current year.

In other news, insider Gayn Erickson sold 20,000 shares of Aehr Test Systems stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, November 7th. The stock was sold at an average price of $3.40, for a total value of $68,000.00. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 341,063 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,159,614.20. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this link. Also, Director William W. R. Elder sold 28,168 shares of Aehr Test Systems stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, November 6th. The stock was sold at an average price of $3.51, for a total value of $98,869.68. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 28,744 shares in the company, valued at $100,891.44. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last quarter, insiders sold 87,628 shares of company stock worth $290,298. Corporate insiders own 21.90% of the company’s stock.

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About Aehr Test Systems

Aehr Test Systems is engaged in the designing, manufacturing and marketing of advanced test and burn-in products to the semiconductor manufacturing industry. The Company manufactures and markets full wafer contact test systems, test during burn-in systems, test fixtures, die carriers and related accessories.

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