News headlines about Vicor Corporation (NASDAQ:VICR) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Vicor Corporation earned a news sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the electronics maker an impact score of 46.8593730197329 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

Shares of Vicor Corporation (NASDAQ VICR) opened at 23.75 on Wednesday. The company has a 50-day moving average of $20.90 and a 200 day moving average of $18.70. Vicor Corporation has a 52-week low of $11.35 and a 52-week high of $25.65. The stock’s market cap is $932.26 million.

Vicor Corporation (NASDAQ:VICR) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 27th. The electronics maker reported ($0.01) earnings per share for the quarter. Vicor Corporation had a negative return on equity of 1.35% and a negative net margin of 0.84%. The company had revenue of $57.71 million for the quarter. Equities research analysts forecast that Vicor Corporation will post $0.25 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Separately, BidaskClub upgraded shares of Vicor Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, July 24th.

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In other Vicor Corporation news, Director Barry Kelleher sold 4,324 shares of Vicor Corporation stock in a transaction on Wednesday, August 30th. The shares were sold at an average price of $18.77, for a total value of $81,161.48. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 3,499 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $65,676.23. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, VP Robert F. Russell sold 4,000 shares of Vicor Corporation stock in a transaction on Monday, July 31st. The stock was sold at an average price of $18.08, for a total transaction of $72,320.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the vice president now directly owns 4,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $72,320. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last ninety days, insiders sold 18,300 shares of company stock valued at $335,648. 38.20% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

About Vicor Corporation

Vicor Corporation designs, develops, manufactures and markets modular power components and power systems for converting, regulating and controlling electric current. The Company’s segments include Brick Business Unit (BBU), VI Chip and Picor. The BBU segment designs, develops, manufactures and markets modular direct current-direct current converters and configurable products, and also includes the entities comprising Vicor Custom Power, and the BBU operations of Vicor Japan Company, Ltd.

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