News stories about American Superconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:AMSC) have been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group identifies negative and positive media 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. American Superconductor Corporation earned a media sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the technology company an impact score of 45.8612267470475 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

These are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s scoring:

American Superconductor Corporation (NASDAQ AMSC) traded up 0.21% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $4.71. 77,431 shares of the stock traded hands. The stock’s market cap is $90.40 million. American Superconductor Corporation has a 12 month low of $2.89 and a 12 month high of $8.55. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of $4.13 and a 200-day moving average price of $4.62.

American Superconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:AMSC) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, August 8th. The technology company reported ($0.97) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($1.06) by $0.09. The company had revenue of $8.92 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $8.46 million. American Superconductor Corporation had a negative net margin of 45.60% and a negative return on equity of 54.39%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was down 33.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned ($0.64) EPS. On average, equities analysts forecast that American Superconductor Corporation will post ($2.24) earnings per share for the current year.

Several analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. FBR & Co reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $11.00 price target on shares of American Superconductor Corporation in a research note on Tuesday, July 4th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of American Superconductor Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, September 27th. Finally, Cowen and Company reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $6.00 price target (down previously from $7.50) on shares of American Superconductor Corporation in a research note on Wednesday, August 9th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the stock. American Superconductor Corporation currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $7.33.

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About American Superconductor Corporation

American Superconductor Corporation (AMSC) is a provider of megawatt-scale solutions. The Company operates through two segments: Wind and Grid. Through the Company’s Windtec Solutions brand, the Wind business segment enables manufacturers to field wind turbines. Through the Company’s Gridtec Solutions, the Grid business segment enables electric utilities and renewable energy project developers to connect, transmit and distribute power.

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