News articles about Amtech Systems (NASDAQ:ASYS) have trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Amtech Systems earned a coverage optimism score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the semiconductor company an impact score of 44.3177404745172 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
Amtech Systems (ASYS) traded down $0.07 during mid-day trading on Wednesday, reaching $9.94. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 178,500 shares, compared to its average volume of 149,512. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.09, a quick ratio of 1.48 and a current ratio of 1.83. Amtech Systems has a twelve month low of $3.99 and a twelve month high of $15.45. The stock has a market capitalization of $147.45, a PE ratio of 15.40 and a beta of 1.98.
ASYS has been the subject of a number of analyst reports. ValuEngine downgraded Amtech Systems from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, November 30th. Benchmark reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $18.00 target price (up from $12.00) on shares of Amtech Systems in a report on Tuesday, November 21st. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Amtech Systems from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $16.00 target price for the company in a report on Tuesday, October 24th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $14.88.
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About Amtech Systems
Amtech Systems, Inc is engaged in the manufacture of capital equipment, including thermal processing, silicon wafer handling automation and related consumables used in fabricating solar cells, Light Emitting Diode (LED) and semiconductor devices. The Company operates through three business segments: solar, semiconductor and polishing.
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