News headlines about Alpha and Omega Semiconductor (NASDAQ:AOSL) have trended positive this week, according to Alpha One. The research group, a unit of Accern, rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Alpha One ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Alpha and Omega Semiconductor earned a media sentiment score of 0.31 on Alpha One’s scale. Alpha One also gave news coverage about the semiconductor company an impact score of 29 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
AOSL has been the subject of several analyst reports. TheStreet raised Alpha and Omega Semiconductor from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a research note on Friday, May 5th. B. Riley reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $30.00 price objective on shares of Alpha and Omega Semiconductor in a research note on Tuesday, May 9th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised Alpha and Omega Semiconductor from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $20.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Monday, March 13th.
Alpha and Omega Semiconductor (NASDAQ:AOSL) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, May 3rd. The semiconductor company reported $0.14 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.02 by $0.12. Alpha and Omega Semiconductor had a return on equity of 2.71% and a net margin of 1.86%. The company had revenue of $93.30 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $92.10 million. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted ($0.06) earnings per share. Alpha and Omega Semiconductor’s quarterly revenue was up 12.4% compared to the same quarter last year.
In other Alpha and Omega Semiconductor news, VP Daniel Kuang Ming Chang sold 6,891 shares of Alpha and Omega Semiconductor stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, May 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of $18.83, for a total value of $129,757.53. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Insiders own 21.70% of the company’s stock.
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Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Company Profile
Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited is a designer, developer and global supplier of power semiconductors. The Company’s portfolio of power semiconductors includes approximately 1,600 products, as of June 30, 2016. The Company’s product portfolio consists of two categories: power discretes and power integrated circuits (ICs).
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