Press coverage about Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (NYSE:TSM) has trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing earned a media sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the semiconductor company an impact score of 54 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
These are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:
- The Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (NYSE:TSM) (elcumanes.com)
- Dow Stretches Record-Making Streak Into Day Seven With Small Gains – TheStreet.com (thestreet.com)
- Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (TSM): Can the Bear Run Continue With Mixed Technical … – StockNewsGazette (stocknewsgazette.com)
- Include Money Stock in Portfolio: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (TSM) with 3.24% Dividend … – Voice Of Analysts (analystsbuzz.com)
- Chartists Placing Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd (TSM) on Their Radar – Evergreen Caller (evergreencaller.com)
Shares of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (NYSE TSM) opened at 36.70 on Wednesday. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing has a 12 month low of $28.20 and a 12 month high of $36.96. The stock has a market capitalization of $190.33 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.64 and a beta of 0.77. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $35.78 and its 200-day moving average price is $33.60.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (NYSE:TSM) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 13th. The semiconductor company reported $0.42 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.50 by $0.08. The company had revenue of $213.86 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $214.25 billion. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing had a return on equity of 25.65% and a net margin of 36.11%. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing’s revenue for the quarter was down 3.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $2.80 earnings per share. Equities analysts forecast that Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing will post $2.15 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
The business also recently disclosed an annual dividend, which was paid on Thursday, July 20th. Investors of record on Wednesday, June 28th were given a dividend of $0.927 per share. This represents a yield of 3.25%. This is a boost from Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing’s previous annual dividend of $0.74. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Monday, June 26th. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing’s dividend payout ratio is currently 42.59%.
TSM has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. Rosenblatt Securities set a $27.00 target price on Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Saturday, April 15th. Zacks Investment Research cut Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, April 19th. Credit Suisse Group lowered Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Monday, May 15th. HSBC Holdings plc lowered Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, June 21st. Finally, BidaskClub lowered Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, June 30th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $31.67.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Profile
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (TSMC) is a semiconductor foundry. The Company is engaged in the manufacturing, selling, packaging, testing and computer-aided design of integrated circuits and other semiconductor devices and the manufacturing of masks. It operates through foundry segment.
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