Media headlines about Vicor Corporation (NASDAQ:VICR) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Vicor Corporation earned a coverage optimism score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the electronics maker an impact score of 70 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is likely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.
Shares of Vicor Corporation (NASDAQ VICR) opened at 18.90 on Tuesday. The firm’s market cap is $739.08 million. Vicor Corporation has a 52 week low of $9.61 and a 52 week high of $20.65. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $18.42 and a 200-day moving average price of $16.51.
Vicor Corporation (NASDAQ:VICR) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, April 25th. The electronics maker reported ($0.02) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. Vicor Corporation had a negative return on equity of 1.42% and a negative net margin of 0.90%. The firm had revenue of $54.46 million during the quarter. On average, equities research analysts predict that Vicor Corporation will post $0.25 earnings per share for the current year.
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In other news, Director Estia J. Eichten sold 4,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, April 21st. The stock was sold at an average price of $17.00, for a total value of $68,000.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 352,814 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $5,997,838. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, Director Barry Kelleher sold 8,371 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, May 2nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $18.00, for a total value of $150,678.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 7,798 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $140,364. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 67,454 shares of company stock valued at $1,280,769 in the last three months. Corporate insiders own 38.20% of the company’s stock.
Vicor Corporation Company Profile
Vicor Corporation designs, develops, manufactures and markets modular power components and power systems for converting, regulating and controlling electric current. The Company’s segments include Brick Business Unit (BBU), VI Chip and Picor. The BBU segment designs, develops, manufactures and markets modular direct current-direct current converters and configurable products, and also includes the entities comprising Vicor Custom Power, and the BBU operations of Vicor Japan Company, Ltd.
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