Media coverage about Amtech Systems (NASDAQ:ASYS) has trended somewhat positive on Saturday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Amtech Systems earned a news impact score of 0.04 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the semiconductor company an impact score of 45.199798477161 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.
Shares of ASYS stock traded down $0.33 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $7.44. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 133,589 shares, compared to its average volume of 128,696. The firm has a market capitalization of $115.73, a P/E ratio of 6.95 and a beta of 1.96. The company has a current ratio of 2.35, a quick ratio of 1.96 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.08. Amtech Systems has a 1 year low of $5.16 and a 1 year high of $15.45.
Amtech Systems (NASDAQ:ASYS) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February 8th. The semiconductor company reported $0.42 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.23 by $0.19. The firm had revenue of $73.60 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $61.79 million. Amtech Systems had a return on equity of 19.49% and a net margin of 7.48%. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 152.9% on a year-over-year basis. equities analysts forecast that Amtech Systems will post 0.5 EPS for the current fiscal year.
In other Amtech Systems news, Director Robert F. King sold 17,699 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, January 18th. The stock was sold at an average price of $11.25, for a total transaction of $199,113.75. Following the transaction, the director now owns 10,200 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $114,750. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this link. 34.60% of the stock is owned by insiders.
Amtech Systems Company Profile
Amtech Systems, Inc is engaged in the manufacture of capital equipment, including thermal processing, silicon wafer handling automation and related consumables used in fabricating solar cells, Light Emitting Diode (LED) and semiconductor devices. The Company operates through three business segments: solar, semiconductor and polishing.
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