News headlines about AquaVenture Holdings (NASDAQ:WAAS) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. AquaVenture Holdings earned a coverage optimism score of 0.07 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the company an impact score of 46.4885830023939 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

These are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern’s scoring:

WAAS has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of AquaVenture Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, May 16th. Canaccord Genuity reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $28.00 target price on shares of AquaVenture Holdings in a research report on Thursday, May 18th. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $25.00 target price (down from $27.00) on shares of AquaVenture Holdings in a research report on Thursday. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a buy rating and two have given a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $25.83.

Shares of AquaVenture Holdings (WAAS) traded down 4.03% during midday trading on Friday, hitting $14.54. 65,713 shares of the company were exchanged. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $15.62 and a 200-day moving average price of $16.88. The stock’s market capitalization is $384.25 million. AquaVenture Holdings has a 52-week low of $14.27 and a 52-week high of $26.33.

AquaVenture Holdings (NASDAQ:WAAS) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, August 9th. The company reported ($0.21) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.14) by $0.07. AquaVenture Holdings had a negative net margin of 21.12% and a negative return on equity of 6.72%. The firm had revenue of $29 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $30.91 million. AquaVenture Holdings’s revenue for the quarter was up 2.5% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts forecast that AquaVenture Holdings will post ($0.88) EPS for the current year.

In related news, CEO Douglas R. Brown acquired 10,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, May 24th. The stock was bought at an average price of $17.05 per share, with a total value of $170,500.00. Following the purchase, the chief executive officer now directly owns 1,445,845 shares in the company, valued at approximately $24,651,657.25. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, CEO Douglas R. Brown acquired 16,500 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, May 15th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $16.72 per share, with a total value of $275,880.00. Following the purchase, the chief executive officer now owns 1,435,845 shares in the company, valued at $24,007,328.40. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here.

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About AquaVenture Holdings

AquaVenture Holdings Limited is a multinational provider of Water-as-a-Service solutions. The Company’s segments are Seven Seas Water and Quench. The Seven Seas Water segment provides outsourced desalination solutions and wastewater treatment for governmental, municipal, industrial and hospitality customers.

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