News coverage about Aehr Test Systems (NASDAQ:AEHR) has been trending positive on Tuesday, according to Alpha One Sentiment Analysis. Alpha One, a division of Accern, rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. 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. Aehr Test Systems earned a news sentiment score of 0.31 on Alpha One’s scale. Alpha One also assigned media headlines about the semiconductor company an impact score of 0 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.

Shares of Aehr Test Systems (NASDAQ:AEHR) opened at 4.61 on Tuesday. Aehr Test Systems has a 12-month low of $0.95 and a 12-month high of $6.10. The firm’s market capitalization is $77.38 million. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $4.65 and its 200-day moving average price is $3.51.

Aehr Test Systems (NASDAQ:AEHR) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, March 30th. The semiconductor company reported ($0.16) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.08) by $0.08. The company had revenue of $2.68 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $4.05 million. Aehr Test Systems had a negative return on equity of 782.71% and a negative net margin of 64.45%. Analysts anticipate that Aehr Test Systems will post ($0.29) EPS for the current year.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research cut Aehr Test Systems from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, April 25th.

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In other news, VP David S. Hendrickson sold 30,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, February 14th. The shares were sold at an average price of $3.77, for a total transaction of $113,100.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the vice president now directly owns 15,663 shares in the company, valued at $59,049.51. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Also, insider Gayn Erickson sold 20,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, February 8th. The stock was sold at an average price of $3.29, for a total transaction of $65,800.00. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 302,694 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $995,863.26. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold 285,660 shares of company stock valued at $1,052,498 over the last quarter. Company insiders own 38.10% of the company’s stock.

Aehr Test Systems Company Profile

Aehr Test Systems is engaged in the designing, manufacturing and marketing of advanced test and burn-in products to the semiconductor manufacturing industry. The Company manufactures and markets full wafer contact test systems, test during burn-in systems, test fixtures, die carriers and related accessories.

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