Press coverage about Himax Technologies (NASDAQ:HIMX) has been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Himax Technologies earned a media sentiment score of 0.02 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the semiconductor company an impact score of 45.9696776088202 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.
Here are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:
- Himax Technologies, Inc. (HIMX) : Analysts Watch-List Stock – Wall Street Morning (wallstreetmorning.com)
- Himax: Long-Term Perspectives Don’t Look Promising – Seeking Alpha (seekingalpha.com)
- Himax Technologies (HIMX) Lowered to “Market Perform” at Northland Securities (americanbankingnews.com)
- Himax Technologies (HIMX) Downgraded to “Hold” at Nomura (americanbankingnews.com)
- Zacks: Analysts Expect Himax Technologies, Inc. (HIMX) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $159.98 Million (americanbankingnews.com)
Shares of Himax Technologies (NASDAQ:HIMX) opened at $7.75 on Monday. The stock has a market cap of $1,333.81, a price-to-earnings ratio of 45.59, a PEG ratio of 1.75 and a beta of 0.52. Himax Technologies has a one year low of $6.40 and a one year high of $13.95.
HIMX has been the subject of several recent analyst reports. Vetr lowered shares of Himax Technologies from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $12.59 price objective for the company. in a research note on Friday, November 17th. BidaskClub lowered shares of Himax Technologies from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Saturday, December 9th. Credit Suisse Group set a $15.00 price objective on shares of Himax Technologies and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, January 11th. Robert W. Baird lifted their price objective on shares of Himax Technologies from $10.00 to $12.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, January 9th. Finally, Lake Street Capital set a $13.00 price objective on shares of Himax Technologies and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, December 28th. Five analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating, seven have issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $10.79.
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Himax Technologies Company Profile
Himax Technologies, Inc is a fabless semiconductor solution provider. The Company is engaged in display driver integrated circuits (IC) and timing controllers used in televisions, laptops, monitors, mobile phones, tablets, digital cameras, car navigation and other consumer electronics devices. The Company operates through two segments: Driver IC and Non-driver products.
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