News headlines about Advanced Energy Industries (NASDAQ:AEIS) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Advanced Energy Industries earned a coverage optimism score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the electronics maker an impact score of 46.515149190616 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.

Here are some of the news headlines that may have effected Accern’s analysis:

Shares of Advanced Energy Industries (NASDAQ:AEIS) opened at 71.57 on Monday. Advanced Energy Industries has a 52 week low of $43.33 and a 52 week high of $86.25. The company has a market capitalization of $2.86 billion, a PE ratio of 18.18 and a beta of 1.35. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $72.01 and its 200 day moving average is $70.87.

Advanced Energy Industries (NASDAQ:AEIS) last released its earnings results on Monday, July 31st. The electronics maker reported $1.22 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.07 by $0.15. Advanced Energy Industries had a net margin of 27.42% and a return on equity of 36.19%. The firm had revenue of $165.95 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $155.72 million. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.73 EPS. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 39.7% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts anticipate that Advanced Energy Industries will post $4.59 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

A number of analysts recently weighed in on AEIS shares. BidaskClub raised shares of Advanced Energy Industries from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, July 24th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Advanced Energy Industries from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $75.00 price objective on the stock in a research note on Monday, July 10th. ValuEngine raised shares of Advanced Energy Industries from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, June 2nd. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus assumed coverage on shares of Advanced Energy Industries in a research note on Wednesday, August 23rd. They set a “hold” rating and a $74.00 price objective on the stock. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, five have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. Advanced Energy Industries currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $72.60.

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In related news, Director Thomas M. Rohrs sold 4,000 shares of Advanced Energy Industries stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, July 3rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $64.87, for a total transaction of $259,480.00. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Also, CEO Yuval Wasserman sold 12,281 shares of Advanced Energy Industries stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, June 13th. The shares were sold at an average price of $80.00, for a total transaction of $982,480.00. Following the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 130,349 shares in the company, valued at $10,427,920. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last three months, insiders sold 32,024 shares of company stock worth $2,380,021. Insiders own 1.13% of the company’s stock.

Advanced Energy Industries Company Profile

Advanced Energy Industries, Inc is a provider of engineered, precision power conversion, measurement and control solutions. The Company is engaged in designing, manufacturing, selling and supporting its power conversion products and solutions that transform power into various forms in various applications ranging from manufacturing and industrial processes to instrumentation, and test and measurement.

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