Press coverage about Ameresco (NYSE:AMRC) has trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Ameresco earned a news sentiment score of 0.21 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the utilities provider an impact score of 46.6532401466559 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.
These are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:
- Insider Selling: Ameresco Inc (AMRC) Insider Sells 27,185 Shares of Stock (americanbankingnews.com)
- Insider Selling: Ameresco Inc (AMRC) Insider Sells 13,575 Shares of Stock (americanbankingnews.com)
- Ameresco Inc to Post Q3 2018 Earnings of $0.26 Per Share, Oppenheimer Forecasts (AMRC) (americanbankingnews.com)
- Ameresco (AMRC) Raised to Buy at Zacks Investment Research (americanbankingnews.com)
- Ameresco Inc to Post Q1 2018 Earnings of $0.02 Per Share, Oppenheimer Forecasts (AMRC) (americanbankingnews.com)
Ameresco (NYSE:AMRC) opened at $11.10 on Wednesday. The firm has a market cap of $484.62, a PE ratio of 21.76, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.14 and a beta of 1.15. Ameresco has a 1 year low of $5.25 and a 1 year high of $11.20. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.51, a current ratio of 1.42 and a quick ratio of 1.38.
AMRC has been the subject of a number of analyst reports. Canaccord Genuity set a $11.50 price objective on shares of Ameresco and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Sunday, March 4th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Ameresco from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 2nd. Finally, Roth Capital set a $13.00 price objective on shares of Ameresco and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, March 7th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and four have issued a buy rating to the stock. Ameresco presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $11.38.
In related news, insider Joseph P. Demanche sold 10,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, January 4th. The shares were sold at an average price of $9.00, for a total transaction of $90,000.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 140,000 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,260,000. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, insider Joseph P. Demanche sold 27,185 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, March 12th. The stock was sold at an average price of $10.59, for a total transaction of $287,889.15. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 54,745 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $579,749.55. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last 90 days, insiders have sold 107,185 shares of company stock valued at $1,051,276. Insiders own 58.36% of the company’s stock.
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Ameresco Company Profile
Ameresco, Inc (Ameresco) is a provider of a range of energy services, including energy efficiency, infrastructure upgrades, energy security and resilience, asset sustainability and renewable energy solutions for businesses and organizations throughout North America and Europe. Ameresco’s sustainability services include capital and operational upgrades to a facility’s energy infrastructure and the development, construction, ownership and operation of renewable energy plants.
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