News stories about Xperi (NASDAQ:XPER) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 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. Xperi earned a media sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the semiconductor company an impact score of 44.5009606458161 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
Here are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:
- Jack Spencer of Balance Xperia reveals his Leadership Foundations (mynewsdesk.com)
- Sony Xperia XZ2 and Xperia XZ2 Compact now available for pre-order at B&H Photo (androidguys.com)
- Sony Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact are up for pre-order in the US (gsmarena.com)
- Sony Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact now up for pre-order in the U.S. (androidcentral.com)
- Xperi Corp. ‘BB’ Rating Outlook Revised To Stable From Negative Following Broadcom Resolution (thaipr.net)
NASDAQ XPER traded down $0.30 during trading hours on Thursday, reaching $21.15. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 377,302 shares, compared to its average volume of 527,129. The firm has a market cap of $1,072.85, a PE ratio of -18.55 and a beta of 0.57. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.25, a current ratio of 2.54 and a quick ratio of 2.54. Xperi has a 52 week low of $16.70 and a 52 week high of $35.75.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, March 22nd. Shareholders of record on Thursday, March 1st were given a dividend of $0.20 per share. This represents a $0.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.78%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, February 28th. Xperi’s dividend payout ratio is presently -70.18%.
A number of brokerages recently issued reports on XPER. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Xperi from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, March 9th. ValuEngine lowered shares of Xperi from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, February 2nd. Benchmark reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $40.00 price objective (down previously from $53.00) on shares of Xperi in a report on Wednesday, February 14th. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada began coverage on shares of Xperi in a report on Monday, March 5th. They issued an “outperform” rating and a $27.00 price objective for the company. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Xperi presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $33.50.
In other news, insider Geir Skaaden bought 3,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, November 6th. The stock was acquired at an average price of $18.56 per share, with a total value of $55,680.00. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 45,248 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $839,802.88. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this link. Corporate insiders own 1.40% of the company’s stock.
Xperi Company Profile
Tessera Holding Corporation is a product and technology licensing company. The Company’s technologies and intellectual property are deployed, in areas, such as audio, computational imaging, computer vision, mobile computing and communications, memory, data storage, three dimensional (3D) semiconductor interconnect and packaging.
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