News coverage about Alpha and Omega Semiconductor (NASDAQ:AOSL) has trended somewhat positive on Saturday, Accern reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Alpha and Omega Semiconductor earned a daily sentiment score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the semiconductor company an impact score of 45.9404013319605 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.
These are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s scoring:
- Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited (AOSL) CFO Sells $266,827.50 in Stock (americanbankingnews.com)
- Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited (AOSL) Receives Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” from Analysts (americanbankingnews.com)
- Brokerages Anticipate Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited (AOSL) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $101.93 Million (americanbankingnews.com)
- Alpha and Omega Semiconductor (AOSL) vs. Aquantia (AQ) Critical Analysis (americanbankingnews.com)
- $0.25 Earnings Per Share Expected for Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited (AOSL) This Quarter (americanbankingnews.com)
A number of analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Alpha and Omega Semiconductor from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, December 27th. Northland Securities reissued a “buy” rating and set a $30.00 price target on shares of Alpha and Omega Semiconductor in a research report on Friday, November 3rd. B. Riley raised their price target on shares of Alpha and Omega Semiconductor from $24.00 to $27.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, November 3rd. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus reissued a “hold” rating and set a $18.00 price target on shares of Alpha and Omega Semiconductor in a research report on Thursday, October 12th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. Alpha and Omega Semiconductor has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $25.00.
Shares of Alpha and Omega Semiconductor (AOSL) opened at $17.47 on Friday. Alpha and Omega Semiconductor has a 1 year low of $14.81 and a 1 year high of $23.00. The firm has a market cap of $417.78, a P/E ratio of 28.64 and a beta of 0.26.
Alpha and Omega Semiconductor (NASDAQ:AOSL) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 2nd. The semiconductor company reported $0.19 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.20 by ($0.01). Alpha and Omega Semiconductor had a return on equity of 4.85% and a net margin of 3.92%. The firm had revenue of $104.90 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $103.15 million. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.14 earnings per share. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 7.0% compared to the same quarter last year. research analysts anticipate that Alpha and Omega Semiconductor will post 0.64 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
In related news, VP Daniel Kuang Ming Chang sold 3,398 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, October 31st. The stock was sold at an average price of $18.00, for a total transaction of $61,164.00. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, CFO Yifan Liang sold 15,075 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, January 8th. The stock was sold at an average price of $17.70, for a total value of $266,827.50. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Company insiders own 21.70% of the company’s stock.
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Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Company Profile
Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited is a designer, developer and global supplier of power semiconductors. The Company’s portfolio of power semiconductors includes approximately 1,600 products, as of June 30, 2016. The Company’s product portfolio consists of two categories: power discretes and power integrated circuits (ICs).
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