AAON (AAON) Receiving Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Study Shows

Media headlines about AAON (NASDAQ:AAON) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. AAON earned a media sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the construction company an impact score of 46.097565451598 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.

Here are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:

AAON (AAON) traded up 0.92% on Friday, hitting $32.95. 314,200 shares of the stock traded hands. AAON has a 1-year low of $27.45 and a 1-year high of $38.20. The company has a market cap of $1.73 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 34.32 and a beta of 0.97. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of $32.80 and a 200 day moving average price of $35.33.

AAON (NASDAQ:AAON) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 3rd. The construction company reported $0.26 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.28 by ($0.02). The company had revenue of $101.30 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $111.24 million. AAON had a net margin of 13.32% and a return on equity of 24.33%. The business’s revenue was down 1.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.27 EPS. On average, analysts anticipate that AAON will post $1.00 EPS for the current fiscal year.

AAON has been the subject of a number of analyst reports. BidaskClub cut shares of AAON from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, June 30th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of AAON from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 5th.

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In related news, Director Jack E. Short sold 5,062 shares of AAON stock in a transaction on Thursday, September 7th. The shares were sold at an average price of $31.91, for a total value of $161,528.42. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 54,336 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,733,861.76. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Company insiders own 22.25% of the company’s stock.

AAON Company Profile

AAON, Inc is engaged in the engineering, manufacturing, marketing and sale of air conditioning and heating equipment consisting of standard, semi-custom and custom rooftop units, chillers, packaged outdoor mechanical rooms, air handling units, makeup air units, energy recovery units, condensing units, geothermal/water-source heat pumps and coils.

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