Headlines about American Superconductor (NASDAQ:AMSC) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. American Superconductor earned a news sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the technology company an impact score of 46.2141212698396 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

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

American Superconductor (NASDAQ AMSC) traded up $0.04 during mid-day trading on Tuesday, reaching $3.28. The company had a trading volume of 754,700 shares, compared to its average volume of 145,570. American Superconductor has a 12-month low of $2.89 and a 12-month high of $8.34.

American Superconductor (NASDAQ:AMSC) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, November 7th. The technology company reported ($0.44) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.69) by $0.25. The firm had revenue of $11.05 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $10.93 million. American Superconductor had a negative return on equity of 58.10% and a negative net margin of 50.90%. American Superconductor’s revenue was down 40.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned ($0.60) EPS. equities analysts forecast that American Superconductor will post -2.08 earnings per share for the current year.

A number of equities research analysts recently issued reports on the company. FBR & Co reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $6.00 target price on shares of American Superconductor in a research note on Wednesday, September 27th. Cowen reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $6.00 target price (down previously from $7.50) on shares of American Superconductor in a research note on Wednesday, August 9th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised American Superconductor from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $5.25 target price on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, October 10th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $6.82.

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About American Superconductor

American Superconductor Corporation (AMSC) is a provider of megawatt-scale solutions. The Company operates through two segments: Wind and Grid. Through the Company’s Windtec Solutions brand, the Wind business segment enables manufacturers to field wind turbines. Through the Company’s Gridtec Solutions, the Grid business segment enables electric utilities and renewable energy project developers to connect, transmit and distribute power.

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