Media stories about Pixelworks (NASDAQ:PXLW) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Pixelworks earned a coverage optimism score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the semiconductor company an impact score of 47.8197010509318 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
Shares of Pixelworks stock opened at $4.30 on Thursday. The company has a market capitalization of $159.41, a PE ratio of -39.09 and a beta of 0.69. Pixelworks has a 52-week low of $4.05 and a 52-week high of $7.05. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.19, a quick ratio of 1.83 and a current ratio of 1.99.
Pixelworks (NASDAQ:PXLW) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February 15th. The semiconductor company reported ($0.01) earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.02) by $0.01. The business had revenue of $18.40 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $18.08 million. Pixelworks had a positive return on equity of 11.87% and a negative net margin of 5.18%. The company’s revenue was up 15.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.04 EPS. equities analysts forecast that Pixelworks will post -0.06 earnings per share for the current year.
In related news, Director Daniel Heneghan acquired 20,000 shares of Pixelworks stock in a transaction on Friday, February 23rd. The stock was acquired at an average price of $4.33 per share, for a total transaction of $86,600.00. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Company insiders own 4.50% of the company’s stock.
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Pixelworks Company Profile
Pixelworks, Inc designs, develops and markets video and pixel processing semiconductors, intellectual property cores, software and custom application specific integrated circuit (ASIC) solutions for digital video applications. The Company is engaged in the design and development of integrated circuits (ICs) for use in electronic display devices.
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