Himax Technologies (NASDAQ:HIMX) Given Daily Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.08

Media headlines about Himax Technologies (NASDAQ:HIMX) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Himax Technologies earned a media sentiment score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the semiconductor company an impact score of 46.7044503347219 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.

These are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:

Shares of HIMX stock traded up $0.04 on Thursday, hitting $6.16. 3,853,677 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 4,359,147. The firm has a market cap of $1,123.84, a P/E ratio of 36.24, a P/E/G ratio of 2.30 and a beta of 0.52. Himax Technologies has a one year low of $5.96 and a one year high of $13.95.

Himax Technologies (NASDAQ:HIMX) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, February 13th. The semiconductor company reported $0.14 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.15 by ($0.01). The firm had revenue of $181.10 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $184.30 million. Himax Technologies had a return on equity of 6.41% and a net margin of 4.08%. Himax Technologies’s revenue was down 11.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.03 EPS. equities analysts predict that Himax Technologies will post 0.11 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

HIMX has been the topic of several research reports. Credit Suisse Group set a $15.00 price objective on shares of Himax Technologies and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, January 11th. BidaskClub cut shares of Himax Technologies from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 16th. Lake Street Capital set a $13.00 price objective on shares of Himax Technologies and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, December 28th. Vetr upgraded shares of Himax Technologies from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $14.86 price objective on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, December 5th. Finally, Roth Capital lowered their price objective on shares of Himax Technologies from $15.00 to $12.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, February 13th. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating, six have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock. Himax Technologies currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $10.79.

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Himax Technologies Company Profile

Himax Technologies, Inc is a fabless semiconductor solution provider. The Company is engaged in display driver integrated circuits (IC) and timing controllers used in televisions, laptops, monitors, mobile phones, tablets, digital cameras, car navigation and other consumer electronics devices. The Company operates through two segments: Driver IC and Non-driver products.

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