Press coverage about Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited (NASDAQ:AOSL) has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited earned a media sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the semiconductor company an impact score of 46.4339661490689 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

Here are some of the news stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:

Shares of Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited (AOSL) traded up $0.03 on Friday, reaching $17.74. 39,100 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 83,549. The stock has a market cap of $426.43, a price-to-earnings ratio of 29.08 and a beta of 0.29. Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited has a 12-month low of $14.81 and a 12-month high of $23.93.

Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited (NASDAQ:AOSL) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 2nd. The semiconductor company reported $0.19 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.20 by ($0.01). The company had revenue of $104.90 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $103.15 million. Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited had a net margin of 3.92% and a return on equity of 5.23%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 7.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.14 earnings per share. equities analysts predict that Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited will post 0.64 EPS for the current year.

AOSL has been the topic of several research analyst reports. Stifel Nicolaus restated a “hold” rating and issued a $18.00 price objective on shares of Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited in a report on Thursday, October 12th. B. Riley boosted their price objective on shares of Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited from $24.00 to $27.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, November 3rd. Finally, Northland Securities restated a “buy” rating and issued a $30.00 price objective on shares of Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited in a report on Friday, November 3rd. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $25.00.

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In other Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited news, VP Daniel Kuang Ming Chang sold 3,398 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, October 31st. The shares were sold at an average price of $18.00, for a total transaction of $61,164.00. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. 21.70% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited 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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