News stories about JA Solar Holdings, Co. (NASDAQ:JASO) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. 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. JA Solar Holdings, Co. earned a news impact score of 0.00 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the solar energy provider an impact score of 45.6592186165415 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

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

Shares of JA Solar Holdings, Co. (NASDAQ:JASO) opened at $7.41 on Friday. The firm has a market cap of $352.50, a P/E ratio of 4.81 and a beta of 1.26. JA Solar Holdings, Co. has a 12-month low of $4.42 and a 12-month high of $8.48. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.29, a quick ratio of 0.70 and a current ratio of 1.03.

JA Solar Holdings, Co. (NASDAQ:JASO) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, November 15th. The solar energy provider reported $0.13 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.19 by ($0.06). The company had revenue of $652.60 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $609.78 million. JA Solar Holdings, Co. had a return on equity of 7.73% and a net margin of 2.84%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 4.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.13 EPS. equities analysts expect that JA Solar Holdings, Co. will post 0.65 earnings per share for the current year.

JASO has been the subject of several recent analyst reports. ValuEngine upgraded shares of JA Solar Holdings, Co. from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note on Monday, September 11th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of JA Solar Holdings, Co. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $7.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Friday, August 25th. Axiom Securities reiterated a “sell” rating on shares of JA Solar Holdings, Co. in a research note on Thursday, November 16th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group set a $7.00 price objective on shares of JA Solar Holdings, Co. and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 29th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $6.50.

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About JA Solar Holdings, Co.

JA Solar Holdings Co, Ltd. is a holding company. The Company designs, develops, manufactures and sells solar power products that convert sunlight into electricity for a range of uses. The Company is engaged in manufacturing and selling solar modules, as well as silicon wafer manufacturing. The Company operates through two segments, including manufacturing and solar projects.

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