Broadwind Energy (BWEN) Getting Somewhat Critical Press Coverage, Analysis Finds

News coverage about Broadwind Energy (NASDAQ:BWEN) has trended somewhat negative this week, according to Accern. Accern scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Broadwind Energy earned a daily sentiment score of -0.02 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the industrial products company an impact score of 45.8146040868151 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.

These are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s analysis:

BWEN has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. ValuEngine raised Broadwind Energy from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, June 1st. Zacks Investment Research raised Broadwind Energy from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 4th.

Shares of BWEN traded up $0.01 on Friday, reaching $2.13. 6,437 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 25,589. The company has a current ratio of 0.86, a quick ratio of 0.42 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.05. The company has a market capitalization of $33.57 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of -3.87 and a beta of 1.48. Broadwind Energy has a 52-week low of $2.02 and a 52-week high of $4.11.

Broadwind Energy (NASDAQ:BWEN) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, July 31st. The industrial products company reported ($0.08) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.04) by ($0.04). Broadwind Energy had a negative return on equity of 23.21% and a negative net margin of 17.65%. The firm had revenue of $36.78 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $36.30 million. equities research analysts predict that Broadwind Energy will post -0.3 earnings per share for the current year.

About Broadwind Energy

Broadwind Energy, Inc provides products to the energy, mining, and infrastructure sector customers primarily in the United States. It operates through three segments: Towers and Heavy Fabrications, Gearing, and Process Systems. The Towers and Heavy Fabrications segment manufactures towers that are designed for various megawatt wind turbines primarily serving wind turbine manufacturers; and specialty fabrications and specialty weldments for mining and other industrial customers.

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