Media coverage about JA Solar Holdings, Co. (NASDAQ:JASO) has trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. JA Solar Holdings, Co. earned a media sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the solar energy provider an impact score of 45.5509724406035 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.
These are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern’s analysis:
- JA Solar Holdings, Co., Ltd. (JASO) Receives Sell Rating from Axiom Securities (techkenyot.com)
- Analysts focus on Hold position: JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd. (JASO) – Street Observer (press release) (streetobserver.com)
- JA Solar Holdings, Co., Ltd. (JASO) Raised to “Strong-Buy” at ValuEngine (americanbankingnews.com)
- JA Solar Holdings, Co., Ltd. (JASO) Receives Average Rating of “Hold” from Analysts (americanbankingnews.com)
- Trina Solar is India’s top PV module supplier in Q2 – Renewables Now (subscription) (renewablesnow.com)
Several brokerages have issued reports on JASO. Axiom Securities downgraded shares of JA Solar Holdings, Co. from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating and set a $5.00 price objective on the stock. in a research report on Wednesday, August 30th. Roth Capital set a $7.00 target price on shares of JA Solar Holdings, Co. and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 24th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of JA Solar Holdings, Co. from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Monday, May 29th. BidaskClub cut shares of JA Solar Holdings, Co. from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 12th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group set a $7.00 price objective on shares of JA Solar Holdings, Co. and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 29th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating, one has given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. JA Solar Holdings, Co. currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $6.50.
Shares of JA Solar Holdings, Co. (NASDAQ:JASO) opened at 8.19 on Wednesday. JA Solar Holdings, Co. has a 12-month low of $4.42 and a 12-month high of $8.22. The stock has a market capitalization of $383.80 million, a P/E ratio of 5.06 and a beta of 1.33. The company has a 50-day moving average of $6.46 and a 200-day moving average of $6.37.
JA Solar Holdings, Co. (NASDAQ:JASO) last released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August 22nd. The solar energy provider reported $0.40 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.03 by $0.37. JA Solar Holdings, Co. had a return on equity of 7.90% and a net margin of 2.89%. The firm had revenue of $878.00 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $602.53 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.31 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue was up 41.8% on a year-over-year basis. Equities analysts expect that JA Solar Holdings, Co. will post $0.84 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
JA Solar Holdings, Co. Company Profile
JA Solar Holdings Co, Ltd. is a holding company. The Company designs, develops, manufactures and sells solar power products that convert sunlight into electricity for a range of uses. The Company is engaged in manufacturing and selling solar modules, as well as silicon wafer manufacturing. The Company operates through two segments, including manufacturing and solar projects.
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