Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Advanced Accelerator Applications (AAAP) Stock Price
News headlines about Advanced Accelerator Applications (NASDAQ:AAAP) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. 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 Accelerator Applications earned a media sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the company an impact score of 46.8906381364243 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.
Shares of Advanced Accelerator Applications (NASDAQ AAAP) opened at 56.47 on Friday. Advanced Accelerator Applications has a 12 month low of $23.50 and a 12 month high of $58.98. The company’s market capitalization is $2.49 billion. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $49.73 and a 200-day moving average of $41.10.
Advanced Accelerator Applications (NASDAQ:AAAP) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, August 31st. The company reported ($0.13) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.12) by ($0.01). The firm had revenue of $40.14 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $36.74 million. Advanced Accelerator Applications had a negative return on equity of 16.05% and a negative net margin of 33.83%. On average, equities analysts predict that Advanced Accelerator Applications will post ($0.73) earnings per share for the current year.
Several equities research analysts have recently commented on the stock. BidaskClub raised shares of Advanced Accelerator Applications from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 3rd. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Advanced Accelerator Applications from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 1st. Jefferies Group LLC reissued a “buy” rating and set a $60.00 target price (up from $50.00) on shares of Advanced Accelerator Applications in a research report on Friday, September 1st. JMP Securities raised shares of Advanced Accelerator Applications from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating and set a $69.00 target price for the company in a research report on Thursday, July 27th. Finally, Canaccord Genuity set a $47.00 price objective on shares of Advanced Accelerator Applications and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 27th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $54.00.
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Advanced Accelerator Applications Company Profile
Advanced Accelerator Applications SA is a radiopharmaceutical company. The Company develops, produces and commercializes molecular nuclear medicine (MNM), diagnostic and therapeutic products. MNM uses trace amounts of radioactive compounds to create functional images of organs and lesions and to treat diseases, such as cancer.
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