News stories about A.S.V. (NASDAQ:ASV) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. A.S.V. earned a media sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the company an impact score of 47.9041090565333 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.
These are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:
- $0.08 Earnings Per Share Expected for A.S.V., Inc. (ASV) This Quarter (americanbankingnews.com)
- Zacks: A.S.V., Inc. (ASV) Given Average Recommendation of “Strong Buy” by Analysts (americanbankingnews.com)
- Q1 2018 Earnings Forecast for A.S.V., Inc. Issued By Barrington Research (ASV) (americanbankingnews.com)
- A.S.V., Inc. to Post Q2 2018 Earnings of $0.20 Per Share, Barrington Research Forecasts (ASV) (americanbankingnews.com)
Separately, Zacks Investment Research upgraded A.S.V. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $9.25 price objective on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, March 21st.
A.S.V. (NASDAQ:ASV) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, March 22nd. The company reported $0.05 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.03) by $0.08. The business had revenue of $30.46 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $32.36 million. A.S.V. had a return on equity of 3.43% and a net margin of 1.39%. equities analysts forecast that A.S.V. will post 0.56 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
In other A.S.V. news, major shareholder Manitex International, Inc. sold 1,000,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, February 28th. The stock was sold at an average price of $7.00, for a total value of $7,000,000.00. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website.
ASV Holdings, Inc (ASV) is engaged in designing and manufacturing a range of compact track loader (CTL) and skid steer loader (SSL) equipment for construction, agricultural and forestry industries. The Company manufactures Posi-Track, rubber-tracked CTLs with multi-level suspension. CTLs are compact tracked vehicles with lift arms that functions in wet, muddy, snowy or harsh conditions and where there are slopes and grades, such as in a construction, agriculture or forestry environment.
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