Press coverage about Pixelworks (NASDAQ:PXLW) has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Pixelworks earned a coverage optimism score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the semiconductor company an impact score of 48.0511709977016 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.
Here are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:
- Pixelworks (PXLW) Raised to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research (americanbankingnews.com)
- Pixelworks Inc (NASDAQ:PXLW) Institutional Investors Sentiment Index Improved in 2017 Q4 (goldmanblog.com)
- Pixelworks, Inc. (PXLW) stands -28.39% away from 50 SMA: Technical Watch (nasdaqchronicle.com)
- Pixelworks, Inc. (PXLW) has analyst mean rating score of 1.80 (nasdaqfortune.com)
- Pixelworks, Inc. (PXLW) Is Attracting Massive Concentrations By Volume Analysis (investingbizz.com)
Shares of PXLW stock opened at $3.78 on Friday. The company has a quick ratio of 1.83, a current ratio of 1.99 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.19. Pixelworks has a fifty-two week low of $3.50 and a fifty-two week high of $7.05. The company has a market capitalization of $133.79, a price-to-earnings ratio of 37.80 and a beta of 0.84.
A number of equities research analysts have recently commented on the company. Roth Capital reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $8.00 target price on shares of Pixelworks in a research note on Tuesday, January 2nd. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Pixelworks from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 10th. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $6.81.
In other Pixelworks news, Director Daniel Heneghan acquired 20,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, February 23rd. The shares were bought at an average cost of $4.33 per share, with a total value of $86,600.00. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. Company insiders own 4.50% of the company’s stock.
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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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