Media coverage about JA Solar Holdings, Co. (NASDAQ:JASO) has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. Accern rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. JA Solar Holdings, Co. earned a coverage optimism score of 0.07 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the solar energy provider an impact score of 44.948179321964 out of 100, indicating that recent news 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 impacted Accern’s analysis:

A number of research firms have recently issued reports on JASO. ValuEngine lowered shares of JA Solar Holdings, Co. from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday. Axiom Securities upgraded shares of JA Solar Holdings, Co. from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $7.00 price target on the stock in a report on Wednesday, July 19th. Roth Capital set a $7.00 price target on shares of JA Solar Holdings, Co. and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 23rd. BidaskClub lowered shares of JA Solar Holdings, Co. from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 12th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of JA Solar Holdings, Co. from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, July 27th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $6.50.

JA Solar Holdings, Co. (JASO) opened at 7.23 on Friday. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $7.31 and a 200 day moving average of $6.72. JA Solar Holdings, Co. has a 1-year low of $4.42 and a 1-year high of $8.48.

JA Solar Holdings, Co. (NASDAQ:JASO) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 22nd. The solar energy provider reported $0.40 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.03 by $0.37. JA Solar Holdings, Co. had a net margin of 2.89% and a return on equity of 7.90%. The firm had revenue of $878.00 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $602.53 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.31 earnings per share. The business’s revenue was up 41.8% on a year-over-year basis. Equities research analysts expect that JA Solar Holdings, Co. will post $0.84 earnings per share for the current year.

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About JA Solar Holdings, Co.

JA Solar Holdings Co, Ltd. is a holding company. The Company designs, develops, manufactures and sells solar power products that convert sunlight into electricity for a range of uses. The Company is engaged in manufacturing and selling solar modules, as well as silicon wafer manufacturing. The Company operates through two segments, including manufacturing and solar projects.

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