Media stories about Xperi (NASDAQ:XPER) have trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Xperi earned a daily sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the semiconductor company an impact score of 44.5009606458161 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
Shares of Xperi (NASDAQ:XPER) opened at $23.70 on Wednesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.25, a current ratio of 2.54 and a quick ratio of 2.54. The company has a market cap of $1,175.63, a PE ratio of -20.79 and a beta of 0.57. Xperi has a one year low of $16.70 and a one year high of $38.60.
Xperi (NASDAQ:XPER) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, February 13th. The semiconductor company reported $0.77 EPS for the quarter. Xperi had a negative net margin of 15.13% and a positive return on equity of 13.52%. The firm had revenue of $126.65 million during the quarter.
A number of research firms recently weighed in on XPER. BidaskClub upgraded Xperi from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, March 9th. Royal Bank of Canada began coverage on shares of Xperi in a research report on Monday, March 5th. They set an “outperform” rating and a $27.00 price target on the stock. ValuEngine cut shares of Xperi from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, February 2nd. Finally, Benchmark reissued a “buy” rating and set a $40.00 price objective (down previously from $53.00) on shares of Xperi in a research report on Wednesday, February 14th. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company. Xperi currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $33.50.
In other Xperi news, insider Geir Skaaden acquired 3,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, November 6th. The stock was bought at an average cost of $18.56 per share, with a total value of $55,680.00. Following the acquisition, the insider now owns 45,248 shares in the company, valued at $839,802.88. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Company insiders own 2.40% of the company’s stock.
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