Headlines about Aegion (NASDAQ:AEGN) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Aegion earned a daily sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the construction company an impact score of 44.5648774619315 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.

Shares of Aegion (AEGN) opened at $25.56 on Monday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.65, a current ratio of 2.36 and a quick ratio of 2.09. The stock has a market capitalization of $831.39, a P/E ratio of 19.97, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.88 and a beta of 1.76. Aegion has a 52 week low of $19.11 and a 52 week high of $28.19.

Aegion (NASDAQ:AEGN) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 1st. The construction company reported $0.32 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.26 by $0.06. The firm had revenue of $341.87 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $328.98 million. Aegion had a positive return on equity of 7.62% and a negative net margin of 3.03%. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 10.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.32 earnings per share. equities research analysts forecast that Aegion will post 1.09 EPS for the current fiscal year.

AEGN has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. Craig Hallum cut Aegion from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 3rd. Zacks Investment Research raised Aegion from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 8th. Hilliard Lyons raised Aegion from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $26.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Wednesday, October 4th. Canaccord Genuity upped their price objective on Aegion from $26.00 to $27.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, November 3rd. Finally, ValuEngine raised Aegion from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, September 12th. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $26.33.

In other news, EVP David F. Morris sold 9,239 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, November 30th. The stock was sold at an average price of $28.05, for a total transaction of $259,153.95. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Also, CFO David A. Martin sold 10,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, November 2nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $24.00, for a total value of $240,000.00. Following the transaction, the chief financial officer now owns 101,430 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,434,320. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 3.62% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

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Aegion Company Profile

Aegion Corporation (Aegion) is engaged in providing infrastructure protection and maintenance. The Company operates through three segments: Infrastructure Solutions, Corrosion Protection and Energy Services. The Company offers service solutions, including rehabilitation of water and wastewater pipelines with Insituform cured-in-place pipe (CIPP) products; fusible polyvinyl chloride products for rehabilitation; fiber reinforced polymer systems for rehabilitation and strengthening; cathodic protection for corrosion engineering control and infrastructure rehabilitation; pipe coatings for corrosion control and prevention; high density polyethylene (HDPE) pipe lining for corrosion control, abrasion protection and pipeline rehabilitation, and construction and maintenance of oil and gas facilities.

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