News headlines about Aqua Metals (NASDAQ:AQMS) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring 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. Aqua Metals earned a news sentiment score of 0.01 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the business services provider an impact score of 47.2811217300847 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

Here are some of the news stories that may have impacted Accern’s analysis:

Several research analysts recently commented on AQMS shares. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Aqua Metals from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Monday, February 5th. Oppenheimer restated a “buy” rating on shares of Aqua Metals in a report on Monday, February 12th. EuroPacific Canada restated a “buy” rating and set a $12.00 target price (down previously from $17.00) on shares of Aqua Metals in a report on Friday, February 16th. HC Wainwright set a $9.00 price target on shares of Aqua Metals and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday. Finally, Eurobank EFG dropped their price target on shares of Aqua Metals from $17.00 to $12.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, February 14th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Aqua Metals currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $17.83.

Aqua Metals (AQMS) traded down $0.03 during midday trading on Tuesday, reaching $2.69. 162,619 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 972,781. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.17, a current ratio of 6.70 and a quick ratio of 6.38. Aqua Metals has a 1 year low of $1.42 and a 1 year high of $20.72. The company has a market capitalization of $82.50, a price-to-earnings ratio of -2.07 and a beta of 0.18.

Aqua Metals (NASDAQ:AQMS) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, March 15th. The business services provider reported ($0.32) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.22) by ($0.10). The business had revenue of $0.90 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.27 million. sell-side analysts expect that Aqua Metals will post -0.58 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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Aqua Metals Company Profile

Aqua Metals, Inc is engaged in the business of recycling lead through a process that the Company developed and named AquaRefining. The Company’s AquaRefining process focuses on providing for the recycling of lead acid batteries (LABs) and the production of lead. AquaRefining uses bio-degradable aqueous solvent and an ambient temperature electro-chemical process to produce lead.

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