Aehr Test Systems (NASDAQ:AEHR) concluded the trading at $13.67 on Thursday, January 13 with a fall of -7.57% from its closing price on previous day.
Taking a look at stock we notice that its last check on previous day was $14.79 and 5Y monthly beta was reading 1.40 with its price kept floating in the range of $13.54 and $15.4899 on the day. Company’s P/E ratio for the trailing 12 months is 303.78. Considering stock’s 52-week price range provides that AEHR hit a high price of $27.09 and saw its price falling to a low level of $1.94 during that period. Over a period of past 1-month, stock came subtracting -9.17% in its value.
With its current market valuation of $462.05 million, Aehr Test Systems is set to declare its quarterly results on Apr 06, 2022 – Apr 11, 2022. Analysts are in estimates of $0.04 per share for company’s earnings in the current quarter and are expecting its annual EPS growth moving up to $0.42 for 2022 with estimates of that growing to $0.69 in next year. These estimates are suggesting current year growth of 400.00% for EPS and 64.30% growth next year.
Analysts watching the company’s growth closely have provided estimates for its revenue growth with an average revenue estimate of $9.03 million. They suggested that in the process company could generate revenue of as low as $9.03 million which could climb up to $9.03 million to hit a high. In keeping analyst consensus estimate with, company is forecasted to be making an annual revenue of $50.46 million in 2022, which will be 204.00% more from revenue generated by the company last year.
In last 7 days, analysts came adjusting their opinions about stock’s EPS with no upward and no downward revisions, an indication which could give clearer idea about the company’s short term price movement. In contrast, when we review AEHR stock’s current outlook then short term indicators are assigning it an average of Hold, while medium term indicators are categorizing the stock at an average of 50% Buy. Long term indicators are suggesting an average of 50% Buy for it.
According to ratings assigned by 1 analysts at the scale of 1 to 5 with 1.00 representing a strong buy and 5.00 suggesting a strong sell; 0 of them are recommending Aehr Test Systems (AEHR) as a Hold, while 1 are in view that stock is a Buy. Recommendation by 0 analysts for the stock is an Underweight while number of those analysts who rated the stock as an Overweight is 0, whereas 0 of them are considering the stock as a Sell. When taken as whole, stock gets a rating of Overweight and that encourages the investors to exploit the opportunity and build their stake up in the company.
Digging deeper we become aware of the PEG ratio of the AEHR stock which is currently positioned at 15.19. It further provides that stock’s current price level is -28.75% away from its 20-day simple moving average and is -29.89% off its SMA50. Its relative strength index (RSI) for 14-periods is oscillating at 33.78 while volatility remained at 12.89% over the past week which changes to 11.45% when measuring it over the past month. Beta is valued at 1.53, while measure of average true range or ATR is currently at 2.00. In predicting price targets of as low as $31.00 and as high as $31.00, analysts are in agreement on assigning the stock over the next 12 months average price target of $31.00. Stock’s current price level is -126.77% above from estimated low price target while it is -126.77% below the estimated high; and even if the AEHR’s share succeeded to reach the median price of $31.00, then the outlook of -126.77% could come to the excitement of the investors.
In comparing Aehr Test Systems (AEHR)’s stock with other industry players reveals that stock’s current price change of -7.57% and that of 535.81% over the past 12 months is in competing position with that of FormFactor Inc. (FORM) which saw its stock price fall by -0.46% in the last trading and went through a decrease of -13.18% in past 12-month trading. Industry’s another major player Teradyne Inc. (TER) has fall -2.85% down in previous session, but over the past year has faced a rise of 14.35%, while inTEST Corporation (INTT) was also up 3.49% however its price remained floating in the green at 92.57% over the same period. Aehr Test Systems has a P/E ratio of 303.78 against that of FormFactor Inc.’s 44.34 while Teradyne Inc. is showing 29.78 for the same. On the other hand, the S&P 500 Index was down -1.42% in the last trading session while the Dow Jones Industrial closed the session lower at -0.49%.
Having a second look at Aehr Test Systems (NASDAQ:AEHR) provides that stock’s average daily trading volume for 3 months was 1.97 million, while it jumped to 1.99 million when we calculate an average volume for past 10 days. Number of outstanding shares of the stock stood at 24.00 million.
The percentage of outstanding shares held by the insiders is 4.80% while it is 32.50% for the institutional holders. The figures also indicate that as of Dec 14, 2021, number of stock’s short shares was 1.32 million which implies a short ratio of 0.99. This shows up a 4.99% of Short Interest in company’s outstanding shares on the day. In December the standing of shares short improved as it was 1.24 million in the previous month. Subtraction of -43.47% by stock’s current price to its year-to-date value in last trading session is likely to be increasing investors’ interest in the stock as it is hinting an extended uptrend.