Shares of NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) have earned an average rating of “Hold” from the twenty ratings firms that are presently covering the stock, Marketbeat.com reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, seventeen have assigned a hold recommendation and one has given a strong buy recommendation to the company. The average twelve-month price target among brokers that have covered the stock in the last year is $111.87.
A number of brokerages have recently weighed in on NXPI. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of NXP Semiconductors from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 10th. Mizuho reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $110.00 price target on shares of NXP Semiconductors in a research note on Wednesday, October 4th. Jefferies Group set a $110.00 price target on shares of NXP Semiconductors and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 19th. Stifel Nicolaus reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $110.00 price target on shares of NXP Semiconductors in a research note on Wednesday, October 4th. Finally, Robert W. Baird reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $110.00 price target on shares of NXP Semiconductors in a research note on Friday, October 27th.
Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Fieldpoint Private Securities LLC bought a new stake in shares of NXP Semiconductors in the 3rd quarter worth approximately $113,000. TCI Wealth Advisors Inc. raised its holdings in shares of NXP Semiconductors by 4.6% in the 2nd quarter. TCI Wealth Advisors Inc. now owns 1,192 shares of the semiconductor provider’s stock worth $130,000 after purchasing an additional 52 shares in the last quarter. Risk Paradigm Group LLC raised its holdings in shares of NXP Semiconductors by 92.3% in the 3rd quarter. Risk Paradigm Group LLC now owns 1,192 shares of the semiconductor provider’s stock worth $135,000 after purchasing an additional 572 shares in the last quarter. Horan Capital Advisors LLC. bought a new stake in shares of NXP Semiconductors in the 3rd quarter worth approximately $136,000. Finally, Picton Mahoney Asset Management bought a new stake in shares of NXP Semiconductors in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $165,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 82.24% of the company’s stock.
NXP Semiconductors (NASDAQ:NXPI) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, October 25th. The semiconductor provider reported $1.27 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.49 by ($0.22). NXP Semiconductors had a net margin of 17.21% and a return on equity of 15.89%. research analysts anticipate that NXP Semiconductors will post 5.78 earnings per share for the current year.
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About NXP Semiconductors
NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NXP) is a holding company. The Company operates as a semiconductor company. The Company provides high performance mixed signal and standard product solutions. The Company’s segments are High Performance Mixed Signal (HPMS), Standard Products (SP), and Corporate and Other. Its product solutions are used in a range of end-market applications, including automotive, personal security and identification, wireless and wireline infrastructure, mobile communications, multi-market industrial, consumer and computing.
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