Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Aehr Test Systems (AEHR) Stock Price
News headlines about Aehr Test Systems (NASDAQ:AEHR) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Aehr Test Systems earned a media sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the semiconductor company an impact score of 45.1954938095015 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.
Separately, ValuEngine upgraded shares of Aehr Test Systems from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, June 2nd.
Aehr Test Systems (NASDAQ:AEHR) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, July 19th. The semiconductor company reported ($0.03) earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.04) by $0.01. Aehr Test Systems had a negative return on equity of 103.76% and a negative net margin of 29.91%. The business had revenue of $6.68 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $6.03 million.
In other Aehr Test Systems news, insider Gayn Erickson sold 40,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 8th. The stock was sold at an average price of $3.77, for a total value of $150,800.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 318,063 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,199,097.51. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this link. Also, VP Carl N. Buck sold 22,080 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, July 25th. The stock was sold at an average price of $4.06, for a total value of $89,644.80. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last three months, insiders sold 193,426 shares of company stock valued at $746,511. 38.10% of the stock is owned by insiders.
About Aehr Test Systems
Aehr Test Systems is engaged in the designing, manufacturing and marketing of advanced test and burn-in products to the semiconductor manufacturing industry. The Company manufactures and markets full wafer contact test systems, test during burn-in systems, test fixtures, die carriers and related accessories.
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