Will Investors Now Sell Amtech Systems (NASDAQ:ASYS) Stock Following Today’s, Benchmark Downgrades?

August 10, 2018 - By Margaret Downey

Investors sentiment increased to 2.39 in Q1 2018. Its up 0.47, from 1.92 in 2017Q4. It improved, as 4 investors sold Amtech Systems, Inc. shares while 14 reduced holdings. 13 funds opened positions while 30 raised stakes. 9.31 million shares or 1.70% more from 9.15 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.

92,099 were reported by Wedge Cap Mngmt L Lp Nc. Winslow Evans & Crocker stated it has 330 shares. Moreover, Acadian Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability has 0.01% invested in Amtech Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASYS) for 187,817 shares. Barclays Plc stated it has 15,459 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Prelude Limited Liability Company owns 22,434 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Cadence Cap Mgmt Ltd Liability holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Amtech Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASYS) for 61,122 shares. Jacobs Levy Equity Inc reported 45,555 shares. Menta Capital Lc reported 112,823 shares. Wealthtrust Axiom Lc holds 47,809 shares. Arrowstreet Cap Partnership holds 0% of its portfolio in Amtech Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASYS) for 59,972 shares. Matarin Cap Mgmt Lc has invested 0% in Amtech Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASYS). Qs Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 0% or 528 shares in its portfolio. The Illinois-based Citadel Advsr Ltd has invested 0% in Amtech Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASYS). Macquarie Grp accumulated 0% or 83,296 shares. Vanguard Group Incorporated Inc holds 0% of its portfolio in Amtech Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASYS) for 549,856 shares.

Since May 31, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 insider sales for $236,550 activity. Another trade for 5,000 shares valued at $50,050 was sold by WHANG MICHAEL.

Amtech Systems (NASDAQ:ASYS) Receives a Downgrade

The old rating for Amtech Systems (NASDAQ:ASYS) shares of a Buy has been discontinued, as professional analysts at Benchmark decreased the current rating for Amtech Systems (NASDAQ:ASYS) shares to a Hold.

The stock decreased 11.84% or $0.69 during the last trading session, reaching $5.14. About 609,244 shares traded or 101.64% up from the average. Amtech Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASYS) has risen 7.20% since August 11, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 5.37% the S&P500.

Amtech Systems, Inc. manufactures and sells capital equipment and related consumables for use in fabricating solar cells, LED, and semiconductor devices primarily in the United States, Asia, Europe, and internationally. The company has market cap of $76.57 million. It operates in three divisions: Solar, Semiconductor, and Polishing. It has a 3.75 P/E ratio. The Solar segment supplies thermal processing systems, including diffusion, plasma-enhanced chemical vapor deposition, and atomic layer deposition systems; and automation equipment comprising mass wafer transfer systems, sorters, long-boat transfer systems, load station elevators, buffers, and conveyers, as well as related parts and services.

More important recent Amtech Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASYS) news were published by: Streetinsider.com which released: “Pre-Open Movers 08/10: (MDLY) (OSTK) (TTD) Higher; (XONE) (CORT) (HAIR) Lower (more…)” on August 10, 2018, also Benzinga.com published article titled: “30 Stocks Moving In Wednesday’s Pre-Market Session”, Benzinga.com published: “28 Stocks Moving In Wednesday’s Pre-Market Session” on July 18, 2018. More interesting news about Amtech Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASYS) was released by: 247Wallst.com and their article: “Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AMD, ADT, BP, Campbell Soup, Funko, Intel, Overstock.com, Perrigo and More” with publication date: August 10, 2018.

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