Headlines about AVX Corporation (NYSE:AVX) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research group rates the sentiment of press 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 positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. AVX Corporation earned a media sentiment score of 0.02 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the electronics maker an impact score of 46.470566449437 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

Here are some of the headlines that may have impacted Accern’s rankings:

Several brokerages have weighed in on AVX. BidaskClub upgraded shares of AVX Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 3rd. Stifel Nicolaus restated a “hold” rating and issued a $17.00 target price on shares of AVX Corporation in a research note on Friday, July 28th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of AVX Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, September 12th.

Shares of AVX Corporation (AVX) opened at 18.66 on Thursday. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $17.47 and a 200 day moving average of $16.90. The firm has a market capitalization of $3.14 billion, a P/E ratio of 24.55 and a beta of 0.84. AVX Corporation has a 52 week low of $13.62 and a 52 week high of $18.68.

AVX Corporation (NYSE:AVX) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July 26th. The electronics maker reported $0.19 EPS for the quarter, hitting the consensus estimate of $0.19. AVX Corporation had a net margin of 9.46% and a return on equity of 5.69%. The company had revenue of $331.35 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $328.00 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.19 EPS. The firm’s revenue was up 5.3% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities research analysts expect that AVX Corporation will post $0.76 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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About AVX Corporation

AVX Corporation (AVX) is a manufacturer and supplier and reseller of a line of passive electronic components, interconnect devices and related products. AVX operates in three segments: Passive Components, Kyocera Electronic Devices (KED Resale) and Interconnect. The Passive Components segment consists of surface mount and leaded ceramic capacitors, surface mount and leaded tantalum capacitors, surface mount and leaded film capacitors, thick and thin film packages of multiple passive integrated components, thermistors, inductors and resistive products.

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