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American Superconductor Reports Strong Q3 Results and Forecasts Demand Growth

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Shares of American Superconductor (AMSC) surged by 20% on Thursday following the company’s impressive third-quarter performance and optimistic demand forecast.

In midday trading, the stock reached $11.73, reflecting an 86% increase over the past three months.

Based in Ayer, Massachusetts, AMSC, a leading power-grid technology company, reported a remarkable 65% increase in revenue, reaching $39.4 million for the quarter. This exceeded both the company’s guidance and the $34 million forecast by analysts.

Furthermore, AMSC significantly reduced its loss to $1.6 million, or 6 cents a share, compared to the $9.6 million loss (34 cents a share) from the same period last year. Analysts had projected a per-share loss of 13 cents.

Daniel McGahn, the Chief Executive of AMSC, attributed these impressive results to strong customer demand, competitive pricing, and a favorable product mix.

Looking ahead, AMSC expects its backlog to fuel future growth as it increased by almost 25% during the quarter.

For the next quarter ending on March 31, AMSC guided revenue in the range of $36 million to $40 million. Analysts had predicted $34.4 million.

Additionally, AMSC projected a fourth-quarter loss not exceeding $3.5 million, or 12 cents per share, while analysts anticipated a loss of 10 cents.

AMSC’s positive performance in Q3 and its promising outlook demonstrate its ability to flourish in the power-grid technology sector.

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