How have the shares performed?
Aehr Test Systems (AEHR) saw an uptrend of 13.62% in the recent trading with $2.42 being its most recent. The current price level -32.78% lower than the highest price of $3.60 marked by the stock while trading over the past 52-weeks, whereas it is 110.43% higher than the lowest price of $1.15 the company dropped to over past 52-weeks. The latest news story on AEHR appeared in GlobeNewswire under the title “Aehr Test Systems Appoints Technology Industry Veteran Fariba Danesh to its Board of Directors” on May-14-21.
Squeezing the time span to 30 day period shows us the stock is currently trading -5.10% below one month high and is +24.74% above of the lowest during that time. Looking into the simple moving average, Aehr Test Systems (AEHR)’s stock stands at a SMA-50 of $2.36 while that of 5-day is reading $2.14.
Daily rise and fall of price influence many of the traders, and in order to overcome the fluctuating effect of that and to watch the stock closely, traders focus more on stock’s 200-day moving average. At various points in trading activity, investors are more likely to be making use of that measure as a strong indicator in figuring out their support and resistance levels, and AEHR’s SMA-200 as of now is $2.07.
Aehr Test Systems Earnings – What Happened With AEHR
Coming around sales and income figures, publically trading companies under normal circumstances post earnings and revenues near to average estimates by the Wall Street analysts, but those could came either above or below estimates and known as surprise factor. Aehr Test Systems (AEHR) last released financial results for the quarter that ended 2/27/2021, posting a surprise factor of -200.00% for net revenue. During the reported three-month period, company’s sales were $5.27 billion while analysts on average were estimating the same to be $7.03 million.
AEHR – Aehr Test Systems Stock Earnings Estimates
The perspective of Aehr Test Systems (NASDAQ:AEHR)’s current quarter earnings identifies that analysts are in consensus over the estimate of 0.02 for stock’s EPS in the current quarter. 1 analysts covering the stock at Wall Street were agreed upon that EPS consensus. Company’s EPS for the last quarter was -0.02.
Investors get the exact data about the key information of institutional ownership in a listed company through its 13F filings at the Stock Exchange Commission (SEC). The total number of common shares currently owned by the public is 23.52 million. AEHR does have institutional investors; and they hold 20.80% of the stock.
Aehr Test Systems – Insider Activity and Holdings
Moreover, the latest SEC filings also revealed that stock came across 12 new insider purchases involving 53,838 shares. On the other hand, AEHR declared 8,663 shares have been sold in 7 insider transactions over the past three months.
As on Mar 30, 2021, AWM Investment Company, Inc. was the top most holder in Aehr Test Systems (NASDAQ:AEHR) with an ownership of 1.9 million shares of the company or 8.05% of the stake worth $4.78 million. The filing also reveals Royce & Associates LP as the second largest holder in the company with a control over 4.44% of the outstanding shares. Its stake is worth $2.64 million for having 1.05 million shares in hand.
Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) also came holding a key position in the company during the recent quarter and it now holds 4.26% of the outstanding shares. With this there are now 23 institutions which have possession in AEHR’s shares.
The liquidity is a key characteristic of any stock and is the main point of focus of both short-term as well as long term investors before start trading into a stock. In recently reported quarter, current ratio recorded by Aehr Test Systems was 4.57 while posting a debt to equity ratio of 0.30. The count was 18.69 for long-term debt to equity ratio.
Aehr Test Systems’s return on equity, or ROE, is -46.00%, compared to the industry average of 7.63% for Technology – Semiconductor Equipment & Materials. Although this indicates that AEHR fails to use its equity well, the metric will vary significantly depending on the industry.
Technical Analysis of Aehr Test Systems (NASDAQ:AEHR) stock
To comprehend better with the trade moves and investors’ behavior, exploring the short, medium and long term technical indicators along with average volume of a stock is an effective way to make use of. When looking into those indicators for Aehr Test Systems (AEHR), we notice that the stock’s 20-day average volume is at 373,215 shares. Medium term indicators at an average of 50% are spotting the stock at Buy with its 50-day average volume of 263,116 shares. And to end, AEHR’s 100-day average volume is 413,643 shares with 50% of the long-term indicators pointing towards Buy for the stock.