News coverage about NXP Semiconductors (NASDAQ:NXPI) has trended positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. NXP Semiconductors earned a coverage optimism score of 0.25 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the semiconductor provider an impact score of 46.0323085659202 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.
These are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s rankings:
- CNBC confirms QCOM chair seeks leveraged buyout; NXP bid heads wrong way – Seeking Alpha (seekingalpha.com)
- NXP Semiconductors (NXPI) Now Covered by Analysts at Deutsche Bank (americanbankingnews.com)
- Qualcomm (QCOM) Extends Cash Tender Offer for All Outstanding … – StreetInsider.com (streetinsider.com)
- Technical Indicators in Focus – NXP Semiconductors NV (NASDAQ: NXPI) – Alpha Beta Stock (alphabetastock.com)
- You Need To Know Hold Recommendation for: NXP Semiconductors NV (NXPI) – Nasdaq Chronicle (nasdaqchronicle.com)
Several equities analysts have commented on NXPI shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of NXP Semiconductors from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $131.00 price target for the company in a research note on Saturday, December 23rd. ValuEngine upgraded shares of NXP Semiconductors from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, March 1st. Jefferies Group restated a “hold” rating and issued a $120.00 price target on shares of NXP Semiconductors in a research note on Tuesday, February 13th. Mizuho reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $110.00 price objective on shares of NXP Semiconductors in a research report on Thursday, February 8th. Finally, Sanford C. Bernstein set a $125.00 price objective on shares of NXP Semiconductors and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, February 8th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, fourteen have issued a hold rating, one has assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $118.35.
NXP Semiconductors (NASDAQ:NXPI) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February 7th. The semiconductor provider reported $3.06 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.61 by $1.45. NXP Semiconductors had a net margin of 23.93% and a return on equity of 18.68%. The firm had revenue of $2.46 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $2.37 billion. analysts anticipate that NXP Semiconductors will post 6.52 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
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About NXP Semiconductors
NXP Semiconductors N.V., a semiconductor company, provides high performance mixed signal and standard product solutions for radio frequency (RF), analog, power management, interface, security, and digital processing products worldwide. It offers products for audio and visual head-end unit applications, such as single-chip radio solutions, audio amplifiers and power analog products, and i.MX applications processors; and in-vehicle networking products, two-way secure entry products, and various sensors and microcontrollers, as well as power management solutions.
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