Shares of Aqua Metals Inc. (NASDAQ:AQMS) rose 4.3% during trading on Monday . The company traded as high as $9.22 and last traded at $9.13, with a volume of 67,672 shares. The stock had previously closed at $8.75.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Aqua Metals from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, May 10th.

The firm’s market capitalization is $142.19 million. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $9.36 and a 200 day moving average price of $8.71.

Aqua Metals (NASDAQ:AQMS) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, August 10th. The company reported ($0.20) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.15) by $0.05. Equities analysts anticipate that Aqua Metals Inc. will post ($0.74) earnings per share for the current year.

Aqua Metals, Inc is engaged in the business of recycling lead through a process that the Company developed and named AquaRefining. AquaRefining process will provide for the recycling of lead acid batteries (LABs) and the production of lead. AquaRefining is a water-based ambient temperature process. The modular nature of AquaRefining makes it possible to start LAB recycling at a smaller scale than is possible with smelters.

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