Shares of Capstone Turbine Corp. (NASDAQ:CPST) have earned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the four ratings firms that are covering the company. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation. The average 12-month target price among brokers that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $1.48.

A number of analysts have recently issued reports on CPST shares. Roth Capital set a $1.40 target price on Capstone Turbine Corp. and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, August 6th. Oppenheimer Holdings Inc. reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Capstone Turbine Corp. in a report on Friday, June 10th.

Capstone Turbine Corp. (NASDAQ:CPST) opened at 1.45 on Tuesday. Capstone Turbine Corp. has a 1-year low of $1.00 and a 1-year high of $5.80. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $1.50 and a 200 day moving average of $1.49. The stock’s market cap is $43.69 million.

Capstone Turbine Corp. (NASDAQ:CPST) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 4th. The company reported ($0.17) EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.19) by $0.02. Capstone Turbine Corp. had a negative net margin of 30.70% and a negative return on equity of 90.54%. The company earned $19.06 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $19.32 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted ($0.02) EPS. The company’s quarterly revenue was down 29.4% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities analysts expect that Capstone Turbine Corp. will post ($0.49) earnings per share for the current year.

In related news, Director Deursen Holly Van purchased 33,300 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, August 11th. The stock was purchased at an average price of $1.51 per share, for a total transaction of $50,283.00. Following the acquisition, the director now directly owns 61,705 shares in the company, valued at $93,174.55. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. 3.30% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

A number of institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in CPST. Sabby Management LLC bought a new position in Capstone Turbine Corp. during the second quarter worth $1,845,000. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its position in Capstone Turbine Corp. by 34.8% in the second quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 774,360 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,068,000 after buying an additional 199,745 shares during the period. Ancora Advisors LLC acquired a new position in Capstone Turbine Corp. during the second quarter valued at approximately $193,000. Finally, Wedbush Securities Inc. boosted its position in Capstone Turbine Corp. by 14.3% in the second quarter. Wedbush Securities Inc. now owns 94,138 shares of the company’s stock valued at $130,000 after buying an additional 11,800 shares during the period. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 12.93% of the company’s stock.

Capstone Turbine Corp. Company Profile

Capstone Turbine Corporation (Capstone) develops, manufactures, markets and services microturbine technology solutions for use in stationary distributed power generation applications, including cogeneration (combined heat and power), integrated combined heat and power (ICHP), and combined cooling, heat and power (CCHP), renewable energy, natural resources and critical power supply.

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