Press coverage about NXP Semiconductors (NASDAQ:NXPI) has trended somewhat positive on Thursday, according to Accern. Accern rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. NXP Semiconductors earned a media sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the semiconductor provider an impact score of 46.7572819422077 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.
These are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:
- Will China Block Qualcomm-NXP Deal In Retaliation To U.S. Trade Moves? (finance.yahoo.com)
- Will China Kill Qualcomm’s Takeover of NXP Semiconductors? – Fox Business (foxbusiness.com)
- Bank Of America Turns Incrementally Bullish On Qualcomm, Highlights Multiple Catalysts (finance.yahoo.com)
- Trading summary of Watch List stock – NXP Semiconductors NV (NXPI) – Wall Street Morning (wallstreetmorning.com)
- Low-Risky stock to Watch: NXP Semiconductors NV (NXPI) – Wallstreet Investorplace (wallstreetinvestorplace.com)
A number of research firms have recently issued reports on NXPI. BidaskClub upgraded shares of NXP Semiconductors from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday. Deutsche Bank began coverage on shares of NXP Semiconductors in a report on Thursday, March 15th. They issued a “hold” rating and a $127.50 price objective on the stock. ValuEngine upgraded shares of NXP Semiconductors from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, March 1st. Morgan Stanley began coverage on shares of NXP Semiconductors in a report on Monday. They issued an “equal weight” rating and a $127.50 price objective on the stock. Finally, Robert W. Baird reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of NXP Semiconductors in a report on Friday, February 23rd. Fifteen investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, one has given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $119.12.
NXP Semiconductors (NASDAQ:NXPI) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, February 7th. The semiconductor provider reported $3.06 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.61 by $1.45. NXP Semiconductors had a net margin of 23.93% and a return on equity of 18.68%. The business had revenue of $2.46 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $2.37 billion. research analysts anticipate that NXP Semiconductors will post 6.52 EPS for the current fiscal year.
NXP Semiconductors Company Profile
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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