Headlines about Hanwha Q CELLS Co. (NASDAQ:HQCL) have been trending positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Hanwha Q CELLS Co. earned a news sentiment score of 0.27 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the semiconductor company an impact score of 0 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.

Several brokerages recently issued reports on HQCL. ValuEngine downgraded shares of Hanwha Q CELLS Co. from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, June 2nd. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Hanwha Q CELLS Co. from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, May 23rd. Finally, Roth Capital set a $7.00 target price on shares of Hanwha Q CELLS Co. and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Saturday, March 25th.

Shares of Hanwha Q CELLS Co. (NASDAQ:HQCL) opened at 7.20 on Monday. Hanwha Q CELLS Co. has a 52 week low of $6.98 and a 52 week high of $7.20.

Hanwha Q CELLS Co. (NASDAQ:HQCL) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May 25th. The semiconductor company reported $0.21 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.13) by $0.34. Hanwha Q CELLS Co. had a net margin of 4.72% and a return on equity of 24.97%. The business had revenue of $432 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $418 million. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.33 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was down 20.3% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities analysts expect that Hanwha Q CELLS Co. will post $0.42 earnings per share for the current year.

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About Hanwha Q CELLS Co.

Hanwha Q CELLS Co, Ltd., formerly Hanwha SolarOne Co, Ltd., is a global solar energy company engaged in the manufacturing of solar modules, and the development and management of downstream solar farms. It manufactures a range of photo voltaic (PV) cells and PV modules at its manufacturing facilities in China and Malaysia using manufacturing process technologies, including those developed at its research and development facilities in Germany.

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