News coverage about Aegion Corp (NASDAQ:AEGN) has been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern reports. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog 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. Aegion Corp earned a news sentiment score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the construction company an impact score of 46.7740066402956 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.

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Several equities analysts have weighed in on the stock. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Aegion Corp from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, May 10th. Canaccord Genuity reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $30.00 price objective on shares of Aegion Corp in a research report on Monday, May 15th. Craig Hallum upgraded shares of Aegion Corp from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, May 23rd. TheStreet cut shares of Aegion Corp from a “b” rating to a “c” rating in a research report on Monday, June 5th. Finally, BidaskClub upgraded shares of Aegion Corp from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, July 8th. Six equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, two have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $23.17.

Aegion Corp (AEGN) opened at 21.16 on Wednesday. The stock has a market capitalization of $667.56 million, a PE ratio of 15.62 and a beta of 1.66. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $21.62 and its 200 day moving average is $21.72. Aegion Corp has a 52-week low of $17.18 and a 52-week high of $26.68.

Aegion Corp (NASDAQ:AEGN) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, August 1st. The construction company reported $0.33 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.41 by $0.08. Aegion Corp had a net margin of 3.57% and a return on equity of 7.52%. The firm had revenue of $354.47 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $351.51 million. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.23 EPS. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 18.9% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities analysts forecast that Aegion Corp will post $1.18 earnings per share for the current year.

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Aegion Corp Company Profile

Aegion Corporation (Aegion) is engaged in providing infrastructure protection and maintenance. The Company operates through three segments: Infrastructure Solutions, Corrosion Protection and Energy Services. The Company offers service solutions, including rehabilitation of water and wastewater pipelines with Insituform cured-in-place pipe (CIPP) products; fusible polyvinyl chloride products for rehabilitation; fiber reinforced polymer systems for rehabilitation and strengthening; cathodic protection for corrosion engineering control and infrastructure rehabilitation; pipe coatings for corrosion control and prevention; high density polyethylene (HDPE) pipe lining for corrosion control, abrasion protection and pipeline rehabilitation, and construction and maintenance of oil and gas facilities.

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