Press coverage about NXP Semiconductors (NASDAQ:NXPI) has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. NXP Semiconductors earned a media sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the semiconductor provider an impact score of 47.5596052301612 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
Here are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:
- [$$] China Set to OK Qualcomm Purchase of NXP Semiconductors (finance.yahoo.com)
- NXP Semiconductors +2.4% on report US, China reach ZTE deal (seekingalpha.com)
- Is It Time to Get Greedy With NXP Semiconductors N.V. Stock? (fool.com)
- Why China May Block Qualcomm's Pursuit of NXP (finance.yahoo.com)
- Bullish Two Hundred Day Moving Average Cross – NXPI (nasdaq.com)
Several equities analysts have commented on NXPI shares. BidaskClub downgraded NXP Semiconductors from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Friday, January 26th. Zacks Investment Research raised NXP Semiconductors from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, January 26th. Needham & Company LLC reissued a “strong-buy” rating and set a $130.00 price target (up previously from $110.00) on shares of NXP Semiconductors in a research report on Thursday, February 1st. Sanford C. Bernstein set a $125.00 price target on NXP Semiconductors and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, February 8th. Finally, Mizuho reissued a “hold” rating and set a $110.00 price target on shares of NXP Semiconductors in a research report on Thursday, February 8th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have given a hold rating, two have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. NXP Semiconductors has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $120.42.
Shares of NXP Semiconductors traded up $5.28, reaching $116.79, during midday trading on Friday, according to MarketBeat Ratings. 9,189,280 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 9,069,592. NXP Semiconductors has a 52 week low of $90.83 and a 52 week high of $125.93. The company has a current ratio of 2.07, a quick ratio of 1.68 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.38. The company has a market capitalization of $38.32 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.27, a PEG ratio of 0.93 and a beta of 0.81.
About NXP Semiconductors
NXP Semiconductors N.V., a semiconductor company, provides high performance mixed signal solutions for radio frequency (RF), analog, power management, interface, security, and digital processing products worldwide. The company offers products for audio and visual head-end unit applications, such as single-chip radio solutions, multi-standard radios, audio amplifiers and power analog products, and i.MX applications processors; in-vehicle networking products; two-way secure entry products; various sensors and microcontrollers; power management solutions; and solutions for radar, vision, vehicle-to-vehicle, and vehicle-to-infrastructure systems.
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