CVD Equipment (NASDAQ:CVV) was downgraded by stock analysts at TheStreet from a “c-” rating to a “d” rating in a research note issued to investors on Monday.

Separately, ValuEngine raised CVD Equipment from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, September 12th.

CVV stock opened at $4.67 on Monday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.32, a quick ratio of 4.04 and a current ratio of 4.60. CVD Equipment has a 12-month low of $4.00 and a 12-month high of $13.50.

CVD Equipment (NASDAQ:CVV) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, November 14th. The industrial products company reported ($0.39) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The business had revenue of $4.03 million during the quarter. CVD Equipment had a negative net margin of 5.75% and a negative return on equity of 4.22%.

In other CVD Equipment news, CEO Leonard A. Rosenbaum bought 5,000 shares of CVD Equipment stock in a transaction dated Monday, September 10th. The stock was bought at an average cost of $6.25 per share, with a total value of $31,250.00. Following the completion of the acquisition, the chief executive officer now directly owns 819,868 shares in the company, valued at approximately $5,124,175. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. Corporate insiders own 20.10% of the company’s stock.

Institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. BB&T Securities LLC purchased a new position in CVD Equipment in the second quarter valued at approximately $132,000. Commonwealth Equity Services LLC lifted its stake in CVD Equipment by 154.2% in the second quarter. Commonwealth Equity Services LLC now owns 32,478 shares of the industrial products company’s stock valued at $216,000 after purchasing an additional 19,700 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Wynnefield Capital Inc. lifted its stake in CVD Equipment by 7.4% in the second quarter. Wynnefield Capital Inc. now owns 144,794 shares of the industrial products company’s stock valued at $964,000 after purchasing an additional 10,000 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 21.25% of the company’s stock.

CVD Equipment Company Profile

CVD Equipment Corporation develops, manufactures, and sells equipment and process solutions used to develop and manufacture materials and coatings for research and industrial applications in the United States and internationally. It operates through two segments, CVD/First Nano and SDC. The company offers chemical vapor deposition systems for use in the research, development, and manufacture of aerospace and medical components, semiconductors, LEDs, carbon nanotubes, nanowires, solar cells, and other industrial applications; and rapid thermal processing systems for use in implant activation, oxidation, silicide formation, and other processes.

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