Media headlines about Inphi (NYSE:IPHI) have been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Inphi earned a coverage optimism score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the semiconductor company an impact score of 46.1569913680798 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.
Here are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:
- Inphi Corporation (IPHI) : Investors watching Analysts Rating – Wall Street Morning (wallstreetmorning.com)
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- Inphi Corporation (NYSE:IPHI) – Price to Earnings’ Secrets – Nasdaq Journal (nasdaqjournal.com)
- Inphi Corporation (IPHI) sticks almost 7.62% in last 5 trades – Nasdaq Fortune (press release) (nasdaqfortune.com)
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A number of research firms recently commented on IPHI. Stifel Nicolaus lowered their target price on Inphi from $40.00 to $38.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a report on Thursday, February 8th. B. Riley reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $48.00 target price on shares of Inphi in a report on Friday, January 19th. Morgan Stanley restated an “equal weight” rating and set a $45.00 price objective on shares of Inphi in a report on Friday, January 19th. Rosenblatt Securities downgraded Inphi from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $46.00 price target for the company. in a report on Thursday, December 7th. Finally, ValuEngine downgraded Inphi from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, February 8th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating, eight have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $39.93.
Inphi (NYSE:IPHI) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, February 7th. The semiconductor company reported $0.09 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.08 by $0.01. Inphi had a positive return on equity of 5.39% and a negative net margin of 21.51%. The company had revenue of $85.68 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $86.30 million. equities analysts predict that Inphi will post -0.31 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
In other news, CEO Ford Tamer bought 25,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, February 23rd. The stock was bought at an average price of $25.54 per share, for a total transaction of $638,500.00. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, CFO John Edmunds sold 108,554 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, February 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $25.25, for a total value of $2,740,988.50. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief financial officer now owns 163,597 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $4,130,824.25. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last quarter, insiders sold 108,852 shares of company stock valued at $2,752,286. Company insiders own 3.60% of the company’s stock.
Inphi Company Profile
Inphi Corporation is a provider of analog and mixed signal semiconductor solutions for the communications and datacenter markets. The Company’s solutions provide an interface between analog signals and digital information in systems, such as telecommunications transport systems, enterprise networking equipment and datacenters.
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